(VIANEWS) – Arcos Dorados Holdings (ARCO), W.P. Carey REIT (WPC), Build (BBW) are the highest sales growth and return on equity stocks on this list.

Here is a list of stocks with an above 5% expected next quarter sales growth, and a 3% or higher return on equity. May these stocks be a good medium-term investment option?

1. Arcos Dorados Holdings (ARCO)

22.5% sales growth and 56.24% return on equity

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. is a McDonald’s franchisee. The exclusive rights to operate and own McDonald’s franchises in twenty countries and territories of Latin America and Caribbean include Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Costa Rica. It had 2,293 franchised restaurants as of December 31, 2019. Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. is an Uruguayan company that was established in 2007. Its headquarters are in Montevideo.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Arcos Dorados Holdings has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.51.

PE Ratio

Arcos Dorados Holdings has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 13.57. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $13.57 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 56.24%.

Moving Average

Arcos Dorados Holdings’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $7.35 and below its 200-day moving average of $7.02.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is a negative 8.3% and a negative 36.4%, respectively.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Dec 21, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.12 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.71%.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

Arcos Dorados Holdings’s EBITDA is 0.86.

2. W.P. Carey REIT (WPC)

14.5% sales growth and 7% return on equity

W. P. Carey ranks among the largest net lease REITs with an enterprise value of approximately $18 billion and a diversified portfolio of operationally-critical commercial real estate that includes 1,215 net lease properties covering approximately 142 million square feet as of September 30, 2020. The company invests in quality single-tenant industrial and warehouse properties as well as self-storage properties. The majority of its portfolio are located in North and Western Europe, the U.S., and Northern Europe. It is also well-diversified according to tenant type, geographical location, and tenant industry.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, W.P. Carey REIT has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.75.

PE Ratio

W.P. Carey REIT has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 30.82. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $30.82 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 7%.

Sales Growth

W.P. Carey REIT’s sales growth is 7.1% for the ongoing quarter and 14.5% for the next.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for W.P. Carey REIT is 1004200 which is 4.48% above its average volume of 961130.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 11%, now sitting on 1.37B for the twelve trailing months.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

W.P. Carey REIT’s EBITDA is 17.5.

3. Build (BBW)

5.8% sales growth and 55.94% return on equity

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is a multi-channel seller of plush animals, and other related products. It operates in three distinct segments, including Direct-to Consumer, International Franchising and Commercial. The company’s merchandise includes stuffed and pre-stuffed plush toys, plush accessories and clothing. It operates stores under the Build-A-Bear Workshop name and sells products via its e-commerce websites. It had 354 locations, with 305 in America and Canada, 49 in China and the United Kingdom and 71 in other countries. It was established in St. Louis in 1997.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Build has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.06.

PE Ratio

Build has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 4.35. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $4.35 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 55.94%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Build’s stock is valued at $13.32 at 06:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $23.50 and higher than its 52-week low of $12.47.

4. Gladstone Commercial Corporation (GOOD)

5.4% sales growth and 3.3% return on equity

Gladstone Commercial Corporation, a real-estate investment trust, focuses on the acquisition, ownership, and operation of net leased office and industrial properties in the United States. Gladstone Commercial’s common stock has received 189 monthly cash dividends, including payments up to September 2020. Gladstone Commercial had previously paid five consecutive quarterly cash dividends before it began paying monthly distributions. Gladstone Commercial has paid 52 consecutive monthly cash dividends on Series D Preferred stock, 12 consecutive monthly cash payments on Series E Preferred stock and three consecutive monthly cash payouts on Series F Preferred stock. Gladstone Commercial never missed, decreased or delayed a distribution from its inception in 2003.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Gladstone Commercial Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.02.

PE Ratio

Gladstone Commercial Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 914.5. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $914.5 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 3.3%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Gladstone Commercial Corporation is 413602 which is 115.99% above its average volume of 191483.

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