(VIANEWS) – CoStar Group (CSGP), Cooper Companies (COO), Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI) 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. CoStar Group (CSGP)

12.6% sales growth and 5.78% return on equity

CoStar Group, Inc. offers information, analytics, online marketplace services, and other related professions to the residential, commercial, hotel, and hospitality industries. It is located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Canada, and the United States. CoStar Property provides an inventory of commercial, residential, multifamily and hospitality properties. CoStar Market Analytics provides market trends and aggregated data. CoStar Tenant is an online tool for prospecting businesses and providing tenant information. CoStar Property provides Lease Comps and Analysis. This is a tool that captures, manages, and keeps track of lease data. In addition, it offers apartment marketing sites, such as ApartmentFinder.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, WestsideRentals.com, AFTER55.com, CorporateHousing.com, ForRentUniversity.com, Apartamentos.com, and Off Campus Partners; LoopNet Premium Lister; LoopNet Diamond, Platinum, and Gold Ads; LandsofAmerica.com, LandAndFarm.com, and LandWatch.com for rural land for-sale; BizBuySell.com, BizQuest.com, and FindaFranchise.com for operating businesses and franchises for-sale; Ten-X, an online auction platform for commercial real estate; and HomeSnap, an online and mobile software platform, as well as Homes.com, a homes for sale listings site. CoStar Group, Inc., was established in 1987. It is located in Washington, DC.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, CoStar Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $5.86.

PE Ratio

CoStar Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.57. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.57 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 5.78%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is a negative 16% and a negative 17.1%, respectively.

2. Cooper Companies (COO)

11.4% sales growth and 14.39% return on equity

Together with its subsidiaries, The Cooper Companies, Inc. develops, produces, and markets contact lenses. CooperVision is one segment, while CooperSurgical is the other. CooperVision offers both spherical lenses, which correct near- and farsightedness, as well as multifocal and toric lenses. These lenses can correct vision problems such as presbyopia and myopia in Americas, Europe and the Middle East as well as eye fatigues and ocular dryness. CooperSurgical is a segment that focuses on women and their health. It provides contraception, medical devices and genomics to healthcare professionals worldwide. The company offers office and surgical products including PARAGARD and uterine manipulators as well as retractors and closures, point-of-care products, LEEP products and endosee. It also provides fertility products and services such pregnancy consumables, equipment and embryo options. It was established in 1958 by The Cooper Companies, Inc. and has its headquarters in San Ramon, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Cooper Companies has a trailing twelve months EPS of $45.38.

PE Ratio

Cooper Companies has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 6.15. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $6.15 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 14.39%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter is a negative 5% and positive 4.9% for the next.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 15.3%, now sitting on 3.14B for the twelve trailing months.

Dividend Yield

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 25, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.06 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 0.02%.

3. Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI)

10.4% sales growth and 17.76% return on equity

GLPI engages in the acquisition, financing and ownership of real estate properties to be leased out to operators under triple-net lease agreements. The tenant takes responsibility for facility maintenance and insurance.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Gaming and Leisure Properties has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.21.

PE Ratio

Gaming and Leisure Properties has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 22.03. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $22.03 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 17.76%.

Sales Growth

Gaming and Leisure Properties’s sales growth for the next quarter is 10.4%.

4. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (SIMO)

9.8% sales growth and 34.4% return on equity

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation and its subsidiaries design, develop, market, and sell NAND flash controllers to solid-state storage devices. The company offers controllers to be used in computing-grade solid-state drives (SSDs), as well as enterprise-grade SSDs. It also sells eMMC, UFS, flash storage cards, flash drives, and SSDs that can be used for expandable storage. SMI is the brand that markets controllers; Enterprise-grade SSDs are under Shannon Systems; Single-chip Industrial-Grade SSDs fall under Ferri SSD and Ferri eMMC. It sells and markets its products via independent electronic distributors and direct sales staff to module and NAND flash manufacturers, hyperscalers and OEMs. The company operates internationally in Taiwan, South Korea and China as well as the United States. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation was established in Hong Kong in 1995.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Silicon Motion Technology Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $6.48.

PE Ratio

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.88. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.88 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 34.4%.

5. Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR)

6.7% sales growth and 7% return on equity

Investar Holding Corporation is the bank holding corporation for Investar Bank. It offers a variety of banking products to small- to medium-sized business owners in South Louisiana. It offers various services and deposit products, including savings, checking and money market accounts and individual retirement accounts. There are also various certificates of deposits, debit cards, and mobile banking. The company also offers commercial real estate loans. It provides working capital loans to equipment and commercial loans. The company also offers cash management services, such as remote deposit capture and virtual vault, electronic statements and positive pay. It also offers a variety of banking services such as night depository and bank-by-mail. It operates via a network that includes 24 branches offering full-service services. Investar Holding Corporation was established in Baton Rouge in Louisiana in 2006.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Investar Holding Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.61.

PE Ratio

Investar Holding Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.45. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.45 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%.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jun 28, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.34 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.67%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Investar Holding Corporation’s stock is valued at $20.05 at 06:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $23.72 and way higher than its 52-week low of $17.08.

Sales Growth

Investar Holding Corporation’s sales growth is 4.5% for the ongoing quarter and 6.7% for the next.

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