(VIANEWS) – Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI), Fortinet (FTNT), PDC Energy (PDCE) 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. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI)

26.9% sales growth and 8% return on equity

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. provides capital and services to the energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainable infrastructure markets in the United States. The company's projects include energy efficiency projects that reduce a building's or facility's energy usage or cost through the use of solar generation, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, as well as lighting, energy controls, roofs, windows, building shells, and/or combined heat and power systems. It also focuses in the areas of grid connected projects that deploy cleaner energy sources, such as solar and wind to generate power; and other sustainable infrastructure projects, including upgraded transmission or distribution systems, water and storm water infrastructures, and seismic retrofits and other projects. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for U.S. federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.41.

PE Ratio

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 21.85. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $21.85 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%.

2. Fortinet (FTNT)

24.2% sales growth and 200.92% return on equity

Fortinet, Inc. offers broad, automated, and integrated cybersecurity solutions throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Europe. FortiGate software and hardware licenses are available. They provide many security and networking functions including firewall, intrusion prevention and anti-malware. FortiSwitch is a product line that provides security solutions to connect customers’ end devices. FortiAP, FortiAP, FortiExtender and FortiAnalyzer are both hardware appliances. FortiManager, an integrated and flexible management system for FortiGate products, provides central, reliable and scaleable solutions. FortiWeb is a web application firewall solution; FortiMail provides secure email gateway solutions. FortiClient provides endpoint security with behavior-based and pattern-based antimalware. FortiClient also provides proactive detection and mitigation. FortiToken, FortiAuthenticator, FortiEDR/XDR are endpoint protection solutions that provide comprehensive machine-learning antimalware execution as well as real-time post infection protection. Security subscriptions, technical support and professional training are available. It offers its security solutions through channel partners as well to customers directly in the telecommunications and technology industries. Linksys is its strategic partner. Fortinet, Inc., was founded in 2000. It is located 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 17.9. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $17.9 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 200.92%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Fortinet’s stock is valued at $52.91 at 05:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $74.35 and way higher than its 52-week low of $42.61.

Moving Average

Fortinet’s worth is above its 50-day moving average of $51.86 and under its 200-day moving average of $57.23.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Fortinet is 2085900 which is 62.76% below its average volume of 5601790.

3. PDC Energy (PDCE)

14.2% sales growth and 42.08% return on equity

PDC Energy, Inc., an independent exploration and production company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company's operations are primarily located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado and the Delaware Basin in Texas. As of December 31, 2021, it owned interests in approximately 3,500 productive gross wells. The company was formerly known as Petroleum Development Corporation and changed its name to PDC Energy, Inc. in June 2012. PDC Energy, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, PDC Energy has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-7.37.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 42.08%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. claims that the next dividend payment will be on Sep 6, 2022. The forward dividend rate and yield are estimated to be 1.4 and 2% respectively.

4. Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH)

9.1% sales growth and 15.86% return on equity

Bank of Hawaii Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Bank of Hawaii that provides various financial products and services in Hawaii, Guam, and other Pacific Islands. It operates in three segments: Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, and Treasury and Other. The Consumer Banking segment offers checking, savings, and time deposit accounts; residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, automobile loans and leases, personal lines of credit, installment loans, small business loans and leases, and credit cards; private and international client banking, and trust services to individuals and families, and high-net-worth individuals; investment management and institutional investment advisory services to corporations, government entities, and foundations; and brokerage offering equities, mutual funds, life insurance, and annuity products. This segment operates 65 branch locations and 357 ATMs throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, as well as through a customer service center, and online and mobile banking. The Commercial Banking segment provides corporate banking, commercial real estate loans, commercial lease financing, auto dealer financing, and deposit products. It offers commercial lending and deposit products to middle-market and large companies, and government entities; commercial real estate mortgages to investors, developers, and builders; and international banking and merchant services. The Treasury and Other segment offers corporate asset and liability management services, including interest rate risk management and foreign exchange services. Bank of Hawaii Corporation was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Bank of Hawaii Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $5.53.

PE Ratio

Bank of Hawaii Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.36. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $14.36 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 15.86%.