(VIANEWS) – BayCom Corp (BCML), National Bankshares (NKSH), Accenture (ACN) 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. BayCom Corp (BCML)

40.5% sales growth and 7.87% return on equity

BayCom Corp is the bank holding firm for United Business Bank. It provides various financial services to individuals, businesses and business owners. It offers time deposit, demand, savings and money market accounts. The company also offers multifamily and commercial real estate loans. These include investor and owner-occupied real estate loans. It also provides small-business administration loans. Construction and land loans are available. Consumer loans consisting of installment loans as well as unsecured and secured personal credit lines. Overdraft protection is offered. The company also offers mobile and online banking as well as automated teller machines, remote deposit capture and night depository. It also provides wire transfer and automated clearing house services. This includes debit cards, travelers checks and cashier’s checks. Letters of credit, lockbox and positive pay. The company operates from 34 branches that provide full-service services in Northern California and Southern California, Denver, Colorado, Custer, Delta and Grand counties, Colorado, as well as Seattle, Washington, and Central New Mexico. Bay Commercial Bank was the company’s former name. In January 2017, BayCom Corp took over that title. BayCom Corp was established in 2004. It is located in Walnut Creek in California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, BayCom Corp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.9.

PE Ratio

BayCom Corp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.83. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $9.83 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 7.87%.

2. National Bankshares (NKSH)

24.5% sales growth and 13.11% return on equity

National Bankshares, Inc. is the bank holding firm for National Bank of Blacksburg. It provides commercial and retail banking products to businesses, individuals, as well as non-profits and local governments. It accepts both interest-bearing, non-interest bearing, demand deposit accounts and money market deposits accounts. Saving accounts and certificates of deposit are also accepted. Individual retirement accounts can be opened. The company offers loans to commercial, agricultural, residential, real estate and home equity as well as various consumer products. It also offers business and consumer credit cards, letters of credit and night depository, safe deposit boxes and utility payment services. Wealth management, trust and estate services are provided by the company. Non-deposit investments and insurance products can be accessed via telephone, mobile and Internet banking. There are 25 offices that offer full service, including a loan production and automated teller machines. National Bankshares, Inc. is an American bank headquartered in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, National Bankshares has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.61.

PE Ratio

National Bankshares has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.92. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.92 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 13.11%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 9%, now sitting on 52.03M for the twelve trailing months.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 19, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.44 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 4.55%.

3. Accenture (ACN)

20% sales growth and 32.14% return on equity

Accenture plc is a global professional services firm that provides consulting and interactive services as well as technology and operation services. Accenture plc is a professional services company that provides application services including DevOps and agile transformation; application modernization, software, quality engineering, enterprise architecture and software; data management; strategic consulting services; key data elements; data governance; data platform and engineering; product as-a service enablement; products related production and operation; autonomous robotics system; digital transformation of capital project; and solutions for the industrial workforce. The company also offers data-enabled operational models, technology consulting, and artificial intelligence services. It also services the talent and organizational/human potential of people; digital commerce and infrastructure services such as cloud, network and digital workplace collaboration, service management, code as code and infrastructure as code; cybersecurity and applied cybersecurity; managed security; OT security; security strategy and risks; and services related technology innovation. The company also offers services related to cloud, technology innovation, financial consulting, mergers & acquisitions, sustainability, budgeting and zero-based marketing. Accenture plc was established in 1951 in Dublin, Ireland.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Accenture has a trailing twelve months EPS of $8.45.

PE Ratio

Accenture has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 30.7. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $30.7 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 32.14%.

Sales Growth

Accenture’s sales growth is 26.6% for the current quarter and 20% for the next.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 12, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 3.88 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.27%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Accenture is 1206540 which is 39.11% below its average volume of 1981540.

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4. Cathay General Bancorp (CATY)

19.9% sales growth and 12.77% return on equity

Cathay General Bancorp is the holding company of Cathay Bank. It offers a variety of commercial banking services and products to professionals and individuals as well as small- to medium-sized business owners in the United States. It offers a variety of deposit products including checking and passbooks accounts as well as money market deposits accounts, certificate of deposit, retirement accounts for individuals, and public fund deposits. The company also offers loan products such as residential mortgage loans and commercial loans. It can also provide loans for individuals, including installment loans and loans to household and automobile expenses. The company also offers wire transfer, forward currency spot, forward contract and letter of credit. It had 38 branches across California, 10 in New York, three in Illinois, four in Washington, two in Texas, one in each of the following states: Maryland, Massachusetts and Nevada; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; New Jersey; Texas and one in Hong Kong. There was also a representative in Beijing and Taipei. Los Angeles is the headquarters of this company, which was established in 1962.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Cathay General Bancorp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.2.

PE Ratio

Cathay General Bancorp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.38. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.38 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 12.77%.

Moving Average

Cathay General Bancorp’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $42.07 and under its 200-day moving average of $42.76.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 36.6% and 27.3%, respectively.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Cathay General Bancorp is 265095 which is 3.04% above its average volume of 257259.

5. BorgWarner (BWA)

12.9% sales growth and 10.23% return on equity

BorgWarner Inc. offers solutions worldwide for hybrid and combustion vehicles. BorgWarner Inc.’s Engine segment includes turbochargers and turbocharger actuators. It also offers eBoosters and timing system products. These include timing chains, variable timing, crankshaft and shaft sprockets tensioners guides and snubbers as well as front-wheel-drive transmission chains and four-wheel-drive chains. Emission systems include electric air pumps and exhaust gases recirculation modules (EGR), coolers and valves; glow plugs; instant starting systems; thermal system products that consist of viscous fan drive, polymer fans and coolant pumps; cabin heaters; battery heaters; and gasoline ignition technology. Its Drivetrain segment provides friction and mechanical products, including friction and separator plate, dual clutch and friction clutch module, friction and separater plates, transmission bands and torque converter, as well as torsional vibration dampers. The company also offers electro-hydraulic solenoids and transmission solenoid module, as well as dual clutch control modules. It also sells rear-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive (AWD), transfer case systems and front-wheel-AWD coupling system systems. It sells products to light vehicle manufacturers, which include passenger cars, light-duty vehicles, vans and trucks as well as commercial vehicles such as medium-duty and heavy duty trucks and buses. Tier one suppliers of vehicles and aftermarkets for light commercial and off-highway trucks also use its products. BorgWarner Automotive, Inc. is the former name of the company. It was established in 1987 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, BorgWarner has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.68.

PE Ratio

BorgWarner has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.55. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.55 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 10.23%.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 30, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.68 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.06%.

6. Glacier Bancorp (GBCI)

12.1% sales growth and 10.31% return on equity

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. is the holding bank company of Glacier Bank. It provides banking services for individuals, small- to medium-sized business, community groups, government entities, and other public bodies in the United States. The company offers both interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing deposit accounts. These include savings accounts and money market deposits accounts. Fixed rate certificates of deposit with fixed rates, negotiated-rate certificates and individual retirement accounts. It also offers residential construction loans and loans for permanent construction. It also offers loans for commercial real property, including loans to buy, build, and finance commercial properties. The company also offers mortgage servicing and origination services. There are 224 locations including 188 branches, 36 loan/administration offices and 188 branch offices. These offices can be found in 75 counties across 8 states, which include Montana, Idaho and Utah as well as Arizona, Colorado and Arizona. Kalispell is the headquarters of this company, which was established in 1955.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Glacier Bancorp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.18.

PE Ratio

Glacier Bancorp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 16.21. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $16.21 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 10.31%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 15.2%, now sitting on 820.7M for the twelve trailing months.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 10, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.32 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.64%.

Moving Average

Glacier Bancorp’s worth is above its 50-day moving average of $51.26 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $50.84.

7. Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW)

11.3% sales growth and 8.29% return on equity

Clearwater Paper Corporation manufactures and markets private label tissue products and bleached papersboard products both in the United States as well internationally. Two segments of the company are Consumer Products and Pulp and Paperboard. Consumer Products manufactures and markets a range of tissue products for home, such as bath towels, napkins, and paper towels. It also sells recycled fiber grade products. The segment’s products are sold to wholesale distributors and retailers, such as discount, grocery, drug and mass merchants. Pulp and paperboard manufactures and sells bleached, folded cartons, liquid packaging and cups and plates. It also offers top sheet, commercial printing grades, softwood pulp products and custom sheeting. The company sells its products through packaging converters and folding carton converters as well as merchants and commercial printers. Clearwater Paper Corporation was founded in 2005. It is located in Spokane in Washington.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Clearwater Paper Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.47.

PE Ratio

Clearwater Paper Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 15.38. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $15.38 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 8.29%.