(VIANEWS) – Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Oportun Financial Corporation (OPRT), Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX) 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. Asbury Automotive Group (ABG)

82.3% sales growth and 40.83% return on equity

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, is an American automotive retailer. The company offers many automotive services and products, including used and new vehicles, vehicle repair and maintenance, replacement parts and collision repair. It also offers finance and insurance products. This includes arranging vehicle financing through third-parties. Aftermarket products include extended service contracts and guaranteed asset protection debt cancellation. Credit life insurance and disability insurance. The company had 107 franchises for 31 brand-name automobiles, 88 locations and 25 collision centers across the United States. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., was established in 1996. It is located in Duluth, Georgia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Asbury Automotive Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $16.95.

PE Ratio

Asbury Automotive Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 8.95. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $8.95 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 40.83%.

2. Oportun Financial Corporation (OPRT)

58% sales growth and 13.01% return on equity

Oportun Financial Corporation offers financial services in America. The company offers credit cards, personal loans and auto loans. Customers can access the company online, over-the phone and at retail stores. Oportun Financial Corporation was established in 2005. It is located in San Carlos in California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Oportun Financial Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.28.

PE Ratio

Oportun Financial Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 1.99. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $1.99 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 13.01%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is a negative 114.1% and a negative 135.4%, respectively.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 65.5%, now sitting on 740.95M for the twelve trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Oportun Financial Corporation’s stock is valued at $4.54 at 06:23 EST, way below its 52-week high of $27.95 and higher than its 52-week low of $4.37.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Oportun Financial Corporation is 274469 which is 16.21% below its average volume of 327573.

3. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (CPRX)

43.7% sales growth and 25.35% return on equity

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical firm at the commercial stage. It focuses its efforts on commercializing treatments for neurological and rare neuromuscular diseases. Firdapse is an amifampridine-phosphate tablet for patients suffering from lambert–eaton syndrome (LEMS). Ruzurgi can be used to treat LEMS children. Firdapse is also developed by the company to treat MuSK antibody positive myasthenia Gravis and spinal muscular atrophy Type 3. It can also be used to treat hereditary nervepathy with liability for pressure palsies. Endo Ventures Limited and BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. have license agreements. Endo Ventures Limited has a collaboration agreement for the commercialization and development of generic Sabril tablets. Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. was the company’s former name. It changed its name in May 2015 to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., was established in 2002. It is located in Coral Gables, Florida.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.71.

PE Ratio

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 17.39. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $17.39 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 25.35%.

4. Fortinet (FTNT)

32.1% sales growth and 200.92% return on equity

Fortinet, Inc. offers broad, automated, and integrated cybersecurity solutions throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Europe. FortiGate software and hardware licenses are available. They provide multiple security and networking functions including firewall, intrusion prevention and anti-malware. FortiSwitch is a product line that offers customers secure networking options. FortiAP provides wireless network solutions. FortiExtender provides hardware appliances. FortiAnalyzer provides centralized network monitoring, analysis, and reporting. FortiManager provides a central, flexible management system for FortiGate products. FortiWeb is a web application firewall solution; FortiMail provides secure email gateway solutions. FortiClient provides endpoint security with behavior-based and pattern-based antimalware. FortiClient also provides proactive detection and mitigation. FortiToken, FortiAuthenticator, FortiEDR/XDR are endpoint protection solutions that provide comprehensive machine-learning antimalware execution as well as real-time post infection protection. Security subscriptions, technical support and professional training are available. It offers its security solutions through channel partners as well to customers directly in the telecommunications and technology industries. Linksys is its strategic partner. Fortinet, Inc., was founded in 2000. It is located in Sunnyvale, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Fortinet has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.96.

PE Ratio

Fortinet has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 17.38. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $17.38 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 200.92%.

5. Euronet Worldwide (EEFT)

8.5% sales growth and 11.06% return on equity

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. offers payment and transaction processing as well distribution solutions for financial institutions, agents, merchants, agents, content providers, consumers, and retailers worldwide. Electronic Fund Transfer Processing is the company’s segment. It offers electronic payment services such as ATM cash withdrawal, ATM deposit, ATM network participation and outsourced ATM/point-of-sale management solutions. Credit and debit cards can also be outsourced, card issuing and merchant acquiring. The company also provides ATM and POS currency exchange, ATM surcharge and advertising. It also offers bill payment, billing, fraud management and foreign remittance, cardless payout, tax-refund and banknote recycling services. The segment has a total of 42,713 ATMs as well as approximately 438,000 terminals. The epay segment sells and processes prepaid mobile phone airtime, other electronic payments products and offers payment processing services. The segment has a total of approximately 775,000 POS machines. Company’s Money Transfer Segment offers account-to customer and consumer-to–consumer money transfers, bill payment, check payment, foreign exchange, top-up and cash management. It also provides payment options such as money orders, prepaid debit cards, money orders, and currency risk management. The segment manages a network that includes approximately 510,000 money transfer points. The previous name of the company was Euronet Services, Inc., but it changed its name in August 2001 to Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Euronet Worldwide, Inc., was established in 1994. It is located in Leawood, Kansas.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Euronet Worldwide has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.63.

PE Ratio

Euronet Worldwide has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 31.29. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $31.29 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 11.06%.

6. Skyworks Solutions (SWKS)

8.5% sales growth and 27.67% return on equity

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, design, develop, manufacture, and market proprietary semiconductor products. This includes intellectual property in the United States, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Europe, South Korea, Taiwan, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the rest of Asia-Pacific. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, antenna tuners, attenuators, automotive tuners and digital radios, circulators/isolators, DC/DC converters, demodulators, detectors, diodes, wireless analog system on chip products, directional couplers, diversity receive modules, filters, front-end modules, hybrids, light emitting diode drivers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, modulators, optocouplers/optoisolators, phase locked loops, phase shifters, power dividers/combiners, receivers, switches, synthesizers, timing devices, technical ceramics, voltage controlled oscillators/synthesizers, and voltage regulators. Its products are available for industrial, medical and military use, as well as in the connected home, gaming, entertainment, gaming, connectivity and mobile infrastructure markets, smartphones, tablets, and other wearable markets. The company sells products via a direct sales force and electronic component distributors. Independent sales reps also are available. It was founded in 1962 in Irvine, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Skyworks Solutions has a trailing twelve months EPS of $7.22.

PE Ratio

Skyworks Solutions has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 11.62. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $11.62 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 27.67%.

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