(VIANEWS) – Gray Communications Systems (GTN), Provident Financial Holdings (PROV), Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) 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. Gray Communications Systems (GTN)

59.3% sales growth and 7.01% return on equity

Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company, owns and operates television stations and digital assets in the United States. The company also broadcasts secondary digital channels affiliated to ABC, CBS, and FOX, as well as channels affiliated with various other networks and program services, including CW Plus Network, MY Network, the MeTV Network, Justice, Circle, This TV Network, Antenna TV, Telemundo, Cozi, Heroes and Icons, and MOVIES! Network; and local news/weather channels in various markets. In addition, it is also involved in the video program production, marketing, and digital businesses including Raycom Sports, Tupelo-Raycom, and RTM Studios; and production of PowerNation programs and content. As of February 21, 2020, it owned and operated television stations in 93 television markets. The company was formerly known as Gray Communications Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Gray Television, Inc. in August 2002. Gray Television, Inc. was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Gray Communications Systems has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.58.

PE Ratio

Gray Communications Systems has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 3.22. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $3.22 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 7.01%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 540.6% and 1547.1% respectively.

Volume

Gray Communications Systems’ last reported volume is 863410, which is 8.6% lower than its 939195 average volume.

Moving Average

Gray Communications Systems’ value is higher than its $50-day moving mean of $11.24 but lower than its $200-day moving mean of $16.60.

2. Provident Financial Holdings (PROV)

21.4% sales growth and 6.62% return on equity

Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. is the holding company of Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. provides services for small- to medium-sized business owners in Southern California’s Inland Empire. Deposit products include time deposits, checking, savings and money market accounts. The loan portfolio includes single-family and multi-family homes, commercial realety, construction, mortgages, business loans, consumer loans, and commercial real estate. It also provides investment services, including the sale and administration of mutual funds and annuities. The company operates 12 full-service banks in Riverside County, and 1 full-service bank in San Bernardino County. Riverside is the home of this company, which was established in 1956.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Provident Financial Holdings has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.16.

PE Ratio

Provident Financial Holdings has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.24. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.24 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 6.62%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

At 15:22 EST Provident Financial Holdings’s stock price is $14.20. This value is way lower than its 52 week high of $17.20, and much higher than its 52 week low of $13.29.

Moving Average

Provident Financial Holdings is worth less than its $50-day moving mean of $14.20 or its $200-day moving median of $14.53.

3. Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC)

9% sales growth and 11.27% return on equity

Lancaster Colony Corporation produces and markets food products in the United States. It operates two business segments: Retail and Foodservice. The company offers frozen Garlic Bread under New York BRAND Bakery. It also sells frozen Parkerhouse style yeast, dinner rolls, and dressings under Sister Schubert’s. It also manufactures and distributes products under brand licensing agreements. These include Olive Garden dressings. Chick-fil A sauces. It sells products via food brokers and sales staff to restaurants and retailers. Lancaster Colony Corporation was established in 1961. It is located in Westerville in Ohio.

Earnings per Share

Lancaster Colony Corporation’s trailing 12 months EPS is $3.5.

PE Ratio

Lancaster Colony Corporation’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 55.24. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $55.24 per dollar in annual earnings.

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 11.27%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Lancaster Colony Corporation stock was valued at $193.35 as of 15:23 EST. This is below its 52 week high of $214.00, and much higher than its 52 week low of $116.85.

Sales Growth

Lancaster Colony Corporation has experienced a 10.9% increase in sales for its current quarter, and an additional 9% the following quarter.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 12.8% and 44%, respectively.

4. Sensus Healthcare (SRTS)

7.3% sales growth and 78.94% return on equity

Sensus Healthcare, Inc., is a company that manufactures and distributes medical devices. In its treatment device portfolio, the company employs superficial radiation therapy (SRT) which is a low-energy form of X-ray. SRT 100, a photon-X-ray superficial radiotherapy system, is offered. This provides non-melanoma patients with an alternative to surgery. SRT-100Plus; Sentinel service program which provides protection to customers’ systems. In-office laser rental is also available. It also sells disposable leash replacements and radiation safety products such as disposable aprons, eye shields and ultrasound probe films. These can be used to treat different sizes of lesions, or other areas. Sensus Healthcare, Inc., was founded in Boca Raton, Florida in 2010.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Sensus Healthcare has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.62.

PE Ratio

Sensus Healthcare has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 5.43. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $5.43 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 78.94%.

Moving Average

Sensus Healthcare is worth a lot more than its $50-day moving mean of $7.69, and way less than its $200-day moving median of $9.78.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Sensus Healthcare’s stock is valued at $8.79 at 15:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $15.25 and way higher than its 52-week low of $5.58.

Volume

Sensus Healthcare’s current reported volume is 319606, which is 27.33% lower than its 443468 average volume.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 63.1%, now sitting on 44.45M for the twelve trailing months.