(VIANEWS) – Heritage Global (HGBL), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Fluor Corporation (FLR) 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. Heritage Global (HGBL)

32% sales growth and 13.91% return on equity

Heritage Global, Inc. is an asset service company that focuses on industrial and financial asset transactions. It offers market making services, including acquisitions, dispositions and valuations. The company specializes in valuing, purchasing, and monetizing the underlying tangible assets and intangibles. Heritage Global Inc. is an advisor and principal. It acquires, brokers, and sells surplus machinery and equipment, industrial inventories, industrial inventories, accounts receivable portfolios, intellectual property, and other business ventures. In August 2013, Heritage Global, Inc. was renamed to Counsel RB Capital Inc. Heritage Global, Inc. was founded in 1983. It is located in San Diego, California.

Earnings per Share

Heritage Global’s trailing 12 months earnings per share (EPS) is $0.3.

PE Ratio

Heritage Global’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 7.6. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $7.6 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 13.91%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 113.8%, now sitting on 33.94M for the twelve trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Heritage Global’s stock is valued at $2.28 at 19:22 EST, below its 52-week high of $2.42 and way higher than its 52-week low of $1.02.

Sales Growth

Heritage Global’s sales growth is 54.1% for the ongoing quarter and 32% for the next.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Heritage Global is 77762 which is 113.96% above its average volume of 36344.

2. Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

21.7% sales growth and 12.08% return on equity

Fifth Third is a bank that's as long on innovation as it is on history. Since 1858, we've been helping individuals, families, businesses and communities grow through smart financial services that improve lives. Our list of firsts is extensive, and it's one that continues to expand as we explore the intersection of tech-driven innovation, dedicated people, and focused community impact. Fifth Third is one of the few U.S.-based banks to have been named among Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies® for several years. With a commitment to taking care of our customers, employees, communities and shareholders, our goal is not only to be the nation's highest performing regional bank, but to be the bank people most value and trust. Fifth Third Bank, National Association is a federally chartered institution. Fifth Third Bancorp is the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank and its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Fifth Third Bancorp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.72.

PE Ratio

Fifth Third Bancorp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 13.34. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $13.34 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 12.08%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Fifth Third Bancorp is 3275060 which is 28.35% below its average volume of 4571080.

Revenue growth

The year-over-year revenue growth was 2.8%. We now have 7.75B in the 12 trailing months.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

At 19:22 EST Fifth Third Bancorp stock was valued at $36.33

3. Fluor Corporation (FLR)

19.3% sales growth and 3.49% return on equity

Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, operation, maintenance and asset integrity, and project management services worldwide. It operates through six segments: Energy & Chemicals; Mining & Industrial; Infrastructure & Power; Government; Diversified Services; and Other. The Energy & Chemicals segment offers a range of design, engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication, and project management services in the upstream, midstream, downstream, chemical, petrochemical, offshore and onshore oil and gas production, and liquefied natural gas and pipeline markets. The Mining & Industrial segment provides design, engineering, procurement, construction, and project management services to the mining and metals, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing and technologies sectors. The Infrastructure & Power segment offers design, engineering, procurement, construction, and project management services to the infrastructure sector. The Government segment provides engineering and construction services, logistics, and life-support services, as well as contingency operations support services to the defense sector. It also offers support services to the United States (U.S.) intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Diversified Services segment provides asset maintenance and asset integrity services to the oil and gas, chemicals, life sciences, power, mining and metals, consumer products, and manufacturing industries; and staffing services. The Other segment researches, develops, licenses, and commercializes small modular nuclear reactor technology; and serves as a subcontractor for the construction of nitrocellulose manufacturing facility. The company also offers unionized management and construction services. Fluor Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Earnings per Share

Fluor Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.28.

PE Ratio

Fluor Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 119.93. The purchaser of the shares is responsible for $119.93 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is an indicator of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 3.49%.

Moving Average

Fluor Corporation is worth more than its moving average for 50 days of $28.70, and much higher than that of its moving average for 200 days of $26.64.

4. Hexcel Corporation (HXL)

15.9% sales growth and 7.36% return on equity

Hexcel Corporation and its subsidiaries develop, produce, and market structural materials that are used in aerospace, defense and industrial markets. The company operates two divisions, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. Composite Materials manufactures and sells carbon fibers, specialty reinforcements as well as preregs and fiber-reinforced matrix material, mold compounds, tools materials, structural adhesives, honeycomb and molding compounds. Laminates are used in commercial and military aircraft as well as wind turbine blades. Engineered Products manufactures and markets finished components and structures for aircraft, including wing fairings. wing to body fairings. wing panels. flight deck panels. door liners. spars. tip caps. Sub-components of aircraft and semi-finished parts used in engine nacelles. aircraft surfaces such as wings, fairings. It sells products through managers, product managers and sales staff, but also through independent distributors in Asia Pacific, India and Africa. Hexcel Corporation was established in 1946. It is located in Stamford in Connecticut.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Hexcel Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-0.29.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 7.36%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. claims that the next dividend payment will be made on November 2, 2022. The forward dividend rate and yield are estimated to be 0.4 and 0.75%, respectively.

Moving Average

Hexcel Corporation is worth more than its moving average for 50 days of $56.01 or its moving average for 200 days of $56.31.

Volume

Hexcel Corporation’s current reported volume is 432228, which is 27.05% less than its average volume (592573).

Sales Growth

Hexcel Corporation’s sales growth is 12.2% for the ongoing quarter and 15.9% for the next.

5. PayPal (PYPL)

11.9% sales growth and 10.11% return on equity

PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates a technology platform that enables digital payments on behalf of merchants and consumers worldwide. It provides payment solutions under the PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, Zettle, Hyperwallet, Honey, and Paidy names. The company's payments platform allows consumers to send and receive payments in approximately 200 markets and in approximately 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 56 currencies, and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies. PayPal Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, PayPal has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.54.

PE Ratio

PayPal has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 22.02. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $22.02 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 10.11%.

Moving Average

PayPal’s value has fallen to $87.03 per day and $91.62 per day, respectively.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter is a negative 13.5% and positive 6.3% for the next.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

PayPal stock was valued at $77.95 as of 19:23 EST at its 52 week high of $197.69, and much higher than its 52 week low of $67.58.

6. Getty Realty Corporation (GTY)

6.7% sales growth and 11.11% return on equity

Getty Realty Corp., the largest publicly traded realty investment trust in America, specializes in leasing, financing and owning convenience stores and gas stations. The Company had 887 properties, and 59 properties leased from 35 third-party landlords across the United States.

Earnings per Share

Getty Realty Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings per share (EPS) is $1.72

PE Ratio

Getty Realty Corporation’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 19.03. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $19.03 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 11.11%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Getty Realty Corporation stock was valued at $32.63 as of 19:24 EST. This is below its 52 week high of $33.31 but well above its low 52-week of $24.66.