(VIANEWS) – ConocoPhillips (COP), Arista Networks (ANET), Fortinet (FTNT) 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. ConocoPhillips (COP)

63.7% sales growth and 27.83% return on equity

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids worldwide. It primarily engages in the conventional and tight oil reservoirs, shale gas, heavy oil, LNG, oil sands, and other production operations. The company's portfolio includes unconventional plays in North America; conventional assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various LNG developments; oil sands assets in Canada; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. ConocoPhillips was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Earnings per Share

ConocoPhillips’ trailing 12 months profit per share is $-2.51.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability and shareholder equity for a business, was 27.83%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. claims that the next dividend payment will be on Jun 26, 2022. The forward dividend rate and forward dividend yield are 1.92 and 1.97%, respectively.

2. Arista Networks (ANET)

33.7% sales growth and 24.53% return on equity

Arista Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells cloud networking solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company's cloud networking solutions consist of extensible operating systems, a set of network applications, as well as gigabit Ethernet switching and routing platforms. It also provides post contract customer support services, such as technical support, hardware repair and parts replacement beyond standard warranty, bug fix, patch, and upgrade services. The company serves a range of industries comprising internet companies, service providers, financial services organizations, government agencies, media and entertainment companies, and others. It markets and sells its products through distributors, system integrators, value-added resellers, and original equipment manufacturer partners, as well as through its direct sales force. The company was formerly known as Arastra, Inc. and changed its name to Arista Networks, Inc. in October 2008. Arista Networks, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Earnings per Share

Arista Networks’ trailing 12 months profit per share is $7.99

PE Ratio

Arista Networks’ trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 16.16. The purchaser of the shares is investing $16.16 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability of a business relative shareholder equity, was 24.53%.

Revenue growth

The year-over-year growth in quarterly revenue was 31.4%. We now have 3.16B dollars for the 12 trailing months.

Volume

The current volume reported by Arista Networks for today is 1544570, which is 32.77% lower than its average volume (2297780).

Sales Growth

Arista Networks is forecasting a 33.7% increase in sales for the next quarter.

3. Fortinet (FTNT)

24.2% sales growth and 289.24% return on equity

Fortinet, Inc. provides broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers FortiGate hardware and software licenses that provide various security and networking functions, including firewall, intrusion prevention, anti-malware, virtual private network, application control, web filtering, anti-spam, and wide area network acceleration. The company also provides FortiSwitch product family that offers secure switching solutions for connecting customers their end devices; FortiAP product family, which provides secure wireless networking solutions; FortiExtender, a hardware appliance; FortiAnalyzer product family, which offers centralized network logging, analyzing, and reporting solutions; and FortiManager product family that provides central and scalable management solution for its FortiGate products. It offers FortiWeb product family provides web application firewall solutions; FortiMail product family that secure email gateway solutions; FortiSandbox technology that delivers proactive detection and mitigation services; FortiClient that provides endpoint protection with pattern-based anti-malware, behavior-based exploit protection, web-filtering, and an application firewall; FortiToken and FortiAuthenticator product families for multi-factor authentication to safeguard systems, assets, and data; and FortiEDR/XDR, an endpoint protection solution that provides both comprehensive machine-learning anti-malware execution and real-time post-infection protection. It provides security subscription, technical support, professional, and training services. It sells its security solutions to channel partners and directly to various customers in telecommunications, technology, government, financial services, education, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. It has strategic alliance with Linksys. Fortinet, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered 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 17.24. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $17.24 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 289.24%.

Volume

The current reported Fortinet volume is 2466050, which is 54.89% lower than its average volume (55667700).

4. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (OEC)

21% sales growth and 24.18% return on equity

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. and its affiliates produce and sell carbon black products throughout Europe. These include South Korea, Brazil and China. The company operates in two distinct segments: Specialty Carbon Black, and Rubber Carbon Black. It offers specialty carbon black grade post-treatments for printing and coatings; high-purity carbon black grades to the fiber industry; as well as various conductive carbon dark grades that can be used in both polymer and printing, as well in non-woven textiles, silicon, battery electrodes, metallurgical, agricultural, carbon brush, and building materials. The company also offers rubber carbon black products under the PUREX and ECORAX brands for use in rubber rubber goods. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. r.l. was the previous name of the company. In July 2014, the company changed its name from Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. to Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. is an American company that was founded in 2011. Its headquarters are located in Houston, Texas.

Earnings per Share

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.3.

PE Ratio

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 62.6. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $62.6 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability of a company relative to shareholders’ equity, was 24.18%.

Sales Growth

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A’s sales growth is 27.8% for the ongoing quarter and 21% for the next.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A’s stock is valued at $18.78 at 19:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $20.63 and way higher than its 52-week low of $12.87.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 35%, now sitting on 1.81B for the twelve trailing months.

5. Huron Consulting Group (HURN)

13.6% sales growth and 16.43% return on equity

Huron Consulting Group Inc. is a consulting firm that provides services both in the United States as well as internationally. The Healthcare section provides advice services for areas such as financial and operational improvements, care transformation and revenue cycle management; organizational transformation; digital, technology, and analytic solutions to hospitals and other healthcare facilities, including integrated systems, hospitals and academic medical centers. Business Advisory offers technology-based solutions, including analytics, restructuring and capital advisory services to the life sciences, finance, healthcare and energy sectors, industrials, manufacturing and public sector. The Education segment offers research enterprise, student lifecycle, digital, technology, analytic solutions, as well as organizational transformation services for public and private universities, research centers, medical centers, and other non-profit organisations. Huron Consulting Group Inc. is located in Chicago, Illinois.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Huron Consulting Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.16.

PE Ratio

Huron Consulting Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 18.11. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $18.11 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 16.43%.

Moving Average

Huron Consulting Group is worth more than its moving average for 50 days of $71.31 or its moving average for 200 days of $60.97.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 23.7% and 34.77% respectively.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Huron Consulting Group’s stock is valued at $75.35 at 19:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $78.38 and way above its 52-week low of $42.66.

Sales Growth

Huron Consulting Group saw a 13.7% increase in sales for its current quarter, and 13.6% the following.

6. Tetra Technologies (TTI)

11.5% sales growth and 8.65% return on equity

TETRA Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified oil and gas services company. It operates through two segments, Completion Fluids & Products, and Water & Flowback Services. The Completion Fluids & Products segment manufactures and markets clear brine fluids, additives, and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry for use in well drilling, completion, and workover operations in the United States, as well as in Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. This segment also markets liquid and dry calcium chloride products. The Water & Flowback Services segment provides water management services for onshore oil and gas operators. This segment also offers frac flowback, production well testing, offshore rig cooling, and other associated services in oil and gas producing regions in the United States and Mexico, as well as in various basins in Latin America, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

Earnings per Share

Tetra Technologies’ trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.08.

PE Ratio

Tetra Technologies’ trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 46.38. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $46.38 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 8.65%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Tetra Technologies is 471417 which is 59.16% below its average volume of 1154340.

Earnings before Interest, Taxes and Depreciation

Tetra Technologies’ EBITDA stands at 1.26

7. Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC)

9.2% sales growth and 9.7% return on equity

Entravision Communications Corporation is a media company. It reaches out to Hispanics at all levels of acculturation and through various media channels, primarily in Latin America, the United States, Spain and Mexico. The company operates in three distinct segments, including Television Broadcasting and Radio Broadcasting. Its media portfolio includes integrated marketing solutions and data analytics, which include television, radio and digital properties. The company also offers a variety of digital advertising services, such as the Smadex platform that allows advertisers to engage and reach their targeted audiences. It provides access to digital inventory on a large scale, across multiple Internet-connected devices. The company owned and operated 56 television stations and 49 radio stations that were primarily Spanish-language. Entravision Solutions is a division of national sales representation which sells advertising and syndicates radio programs. Entravision Communications Corporation, which was established in 1996, is located in Santa Monica.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Entravision Communications Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-0.05.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 9.7%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Entravision Communications Corporation stock was valued at $5.24 as of 19:24 EST. This is way lower than the 52-week high $8.11, and much higher than the 52-week low $3.96.

Volume

The Entravision Communications Corporation’s latest reported volume is 132943, which is 29.04% lower than its average volume at 187350.

8. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE)

8.7% sales growth and 15.04% return on equity

Cheesecake Factory Incorporated manages restaurants. Cheesecakes are made by the company for international licensees as well as third-party bakery customers. It operates 294 restaurants in the United States and Canada, under various brands including North Italia and The Cheesecake Factory; as well as a selection of Fox Restaurant Concepts restaurants and 27 The Cheesecake Factory restaurants worldwide under international licensing agreements. It was established in 1972. The headquarters are located in Calabasas in California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.97.

PE Ratio

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 38.02. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $38.02 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 15.04%.