(VIANEWS) – Entegris (ENTG), ACM Research (ACMR), NV5 Global (NVEE) 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. Entegris (ENTG)

42.7% sales growth and 11.41% return on equity

Entegris, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals, and advanced materials handling solutions in North America, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan, Europe, and Southeast Asia. It operates in three segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM); Microcontamination Control (MC); and Advanced Materials Handling (AMH). The SCEM segment offers high-performance and high-purity process chemistries, gases, and materials, as well as delivery systems to support semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes. The MC segment provides solutions to filter and purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries, wafers, and other substrates for application in the semiconductor, life sciences, and other high-technology industries. The company's customers include logic and memory semiconductor device manufacturers, semiconductor equipment makers, gas and chemical manufacturing companies, and wafer grower companies; and flat panel display equipment makers, panel manufacturers, and manufacturers of hard disk drive components and devices, as well as their related ecosystems. It also serves manufacturers and suppliers in the solar industries, electrical discharge machining customers, glass and glass container manufacturers, aerospace manufacturers, and manufacturers of biomedical implantation devices. Entegris, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Entegris has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.95.

PE Ratio

Entegris has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 38.87. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $38.87 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 11.41%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is a negative 18.7% and a negative 21.7%, respectively.

Sales Growth

Entegris saw a 50% increase in sales for its current quarter, and 42.7% the following quarter.

2. ACM Research (ACMR)

36.8% sales growth and 7.69% return on equity

ACM Research, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells single-wafer wet cleaning equipment for enhancing the manufacturing process and yield for integrated chips worldwide. It offers space alternated phase shift technology for flat and patterned wafer surfaces, which employs alternating phases of megasonic waves to deliver megasonic energy in a uniform manner on a microscopic level; timely energized bubble oscillation technology for patterned wafer surfaces at advanced process nodes, which provides cleaning for 2D and 3D patterned wafers with fine feature sizes; Tahoe technology for delivering cleaning performance using less sulfuric acid and hydrogen peroxide; and electro-chemical plating technology for advanced metal plating. The company markets and sells its products under the Ultra C brand name through direct sales force and third-party representatives. ACM Research, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, ACM Research has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.89.

PE Ratio

ACM Research has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.18. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.18 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 7.69%.

Sales Growth

ACM Research’s sales growth for the next quarter is 36.8%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

ACM Research stock was valued at $9.06 at 5:22 EST at the time of writing. This is way lower than its 52 week high of $30.53, and much higher than its 52 week low of $5.46.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 93.8%, now sitting on 308.74M for the twelve trailing months.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 26.3% while registering a 3.7% drop for the next.

3. NV5 Global (NVEE)

9.9% sales growth and 8.65% return on equity

NV5 Global, Inc. provides professional and technical engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, utility services, construction, real estate, and environmental markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Infrastructure; Building, Technology & Sciences; and Geospatial Solutions. The company offers site selection and planning, design, water resources, transportation, structural engineering, land development, surveying, power delivery, building code compliance, and other services; and construction materials testing and engineering, geotechnical engineering and consulting, and forensic consulting services. It also provides governmental outsourcing and consulting, and technical outsourcing services; and geospatial data analytic and mapping services. In addition, the company offers mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design; commissioning; energy performance, management, and optimization; building program management; acoustical design consulting; and audiovisual–security and surveillance–information technology–data center services, as well as energy services. Further, it provides various services, such as investigating and analyzing environmental conditions, and recommending corrective measures and procedures; occupational health and safety services; radiation exposure and protection, and nuclear safety and industrial hygiene analyses services; hydrogeological modeling and environmental programs; water resource planning, monitoring, and environmental management of wastewater facilities; solid waste landfill investigations; permitting and compliance; storm water pollution; environmental impact statement support; agricultural waste management and permitting; and wetland evaluations. The company was formerly known as NV5 Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to NV5 Global, Inc. in December 2015. NV5 Global, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, NV5 Global has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.65.

PE Ratio

NV5 Global has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 85.5. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $85.5 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 8.65%.

4. ITT Corporation (ITT)

6.8% sales growth and 17.16% return on equity

ITT Inc. produces and sells customized technology solutions and engineered components for energy and transportation markets around the world. It operates in three distinct segments, Motion Technologies, Industrial Process and Connect & Controller Technologies. The Motion Technologies segment produces brake pads, shims and shock absorbers as well as energy absorption parts. It also provides sealing technology primarily for transportation, such passenger cars, commercial vehicles and military vehicles. Industrial Process designs and produces industrial valves and plant optimization system; as well as centrifugal, twin screw, or axial pumps and positive displacement pumps. Water systems are also available. Aftermarket services include repairs and upgrades. The company serves many industries such as mining, chemical, oil and gaz, and other industrial processes markets. Connect and Control Technologies designs and produces specialized connectors for various markets including aviation, defense, transport, medical, oil and gas, as well as specialized control parts. Connectors include radio frequency connectors such as rectangular, radiofrequency, fiber optics, D-sub miniatur, and cable assemblies. Control products include fuel and water pumps and valves. Pressure, temperature and limit switches are also available for different aircraft systems. ITT Inc. was established in 1920. It is located in White Plains in New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, ITT Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.21.

PE Ratio

ITT Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 19.88. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $19.88 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 17.16%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

ITT Corporation’s stock is valued at $83.69 at 05:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $105.01 and way higher than its 52-week low of $63.77.