(VIANEWS) – Home Bancorp (HBCP), Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC), American Express (AXP) 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. Home Bancorp (HBCP)

38.5% sales growth and 10.15% return on equity

Home Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Home Bank, National Association that provides various banking products and services in Louisiana and Mississippi. It offers deposit products, including interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking, money market, savings, NOW, and certificates of deposit accounts. The company also provides various loan products, such as one-to four-family first mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines, commercial real estate loans, construction and land loans, multi-family residential loans, commercial and industrial loans, and consumer loans. In addition, it invests in securities; and offers credit cards and online banking services. The company operates through a network of 19 banking offices in the Acadiana, four banking offices in Baton Rouge, six banking offices in the Greater New Orleans area, six banking offices in the Northshore region, and three banking offices in Natchez. Home Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Home Bancorp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.07.

PE Ratio

Home Bancorp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.48. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.48 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 10.15%.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth fell by 3.7%. We now have 120.14M in the 12 trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Home Bancorp’s stock is valued at $42.64 at 05:22 EST, under its 52-week high of $45.73 and way higher than its 52-week low of $33.16.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Home Bancorp is 1956 which is 82.26% below its average volume of 11028.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 7.3% and 145.3%, respectively.

2. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC)

19.5% sales growth and 32.62% return on equity

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops and sells semiconductor products in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The company offers field programmable gate arrays that consist of four product families, including the Certus-NX and ECP, MachXO, iCE40, and CrossLink. It also provides video connectivity application specific standard products. In addition, the company licenses its technology portfolio through standard IP and IP core licensing, patent monetization, and IP services. It sells its products directly to end customers, and indirectly through a network of independent manufacturers' representatives and independent distributors. The company primarily serves original equipment manufacturers in the communications and computing, consumer, and industrial and automotive end markets. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.34.

PE Ratio

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 202.91. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $202.91 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 32.62%.

Sales Growth

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation’s sales growth is 29.7% for the present quarter and 19.5% for the next.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 57.1% and 37.5%, respectively.

3. American Express (AXP)

16.7% sales growth and 31.2% return on equity

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network Services. Its products and services include payment and financing products; network services; accounts payable expense management products and services; and travel and lifestyle services. The company's products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, point-of-sale marketing, and information products and services for merchants; and fraud prevention services, as well as the design and operation of customer loyalty programs. It sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through mobile and online applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales teams, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, American Express has a trailing twelve months EPS of $6.1.

PE Ratio

American Express has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 25.28. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $25.28 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 31.2%.

Moving Average

American Express’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $146.31 and under its 200-day moving average of $162.41.

4. FirstService Corporation (FSV)

13.1% sales growth and 13.19% return on equity

FirstService Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides residential property management and other essential property services to residential and commercial customers in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, FirstService Residential and FirstService Brands. The FirstService Residential segment offers property management services for private residential communities, such as condominiums, co-operatives, homeowner associations, master-planned communities, active adult and lifestyle communities, and various other residential developments. This segment also provides a range of ancillary services, including on-site staffing for building engineering and maintenance, full-service swimming pool and amenity management, and security and concierge/front desk; and financial services comprising cash management, other banking transaction-related, and specialized property insurance brokerage. In addition, this segment offers energy management solutions and advisory services, and resale processing services. The FirstService Brands segment provides property services through 5 franchise networks; and company-owned locations, including 19 California Closets and 11 Paul Davis Restoration locations. It provides residential and commercial restoration, painting, and floor coverings design and installation services; custom-designed and installed closet, and home storage solutions; home inspection services; and fire protection and related services. This segment offers its services primarily under the Paul Davis Restoration, Interstate Restoration, FirstOnSite Restoration, Century Fire Protection, CertaPro Painters, California Closets, Pillar to Post Home Inspectors, and Floor Coverings International brand names. FirstService Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, FirstService Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.37.

PE Ratio

FirstService Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 54.22. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $54.22 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 13.19%.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Sep 28, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.81 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 0.65%.

Moving Average

FirstService Corporation’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $122.60 and below its 200-day moving average of $130.25.

5. International Paper Company (IP)

9.4% sales growth and 16.3% return on equity

International Paper Company is a leading packaging company in the Americas, including the United States, Middle East, Europe and Africa. The company operates in two main segments, Industrial Packaging and Global Cellulose Fibers. Industrial Packaging produces containerboards. This includes linerboard, medium and whitetop as well as recycled linerboard, recycled medium and saturating Kraft. Global Cellulose Fibers provides fluff and market pulps for absorbent products such as diapers, feminine care and adult incontinence products. The company sells directly to converters and end users, but also through paper distributors, agents, resellers and representatives. It was established in Memphis, Tennessee in 1898.

Earnings per Share

International Paper Company’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $2.45.

PE Ratio

International Paper Company’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 14.82. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $14.82 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 16.3%.

6. Murphy USA (MUSA)

6% sales growth and 83.48% return on equity

Murphy USA Inc. is involved in marketing retail motor fuel products as well as convenience merchandise. It operates retail shops under Murphy Express and Murphy USA brand names. It had 1,489 gas stations, with 1,161 Murphy USA stores and 328 Murphy Express shops primarily in the Southeast, Southwest and Midwest United States. El Dorado is the headquarters of this company, which was established in 1996.

Earnings per Share

Murphy USA’s trailing 12 months earnings per share (EPS) is $12.25

PE Ratio

Murphy USA’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 23.9. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $23.9 per dollar in annual earnings.

8.38% is the company’s return-on-equity, which measures profitability relative to shareholders equity for twelve months.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Nov 6, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.4 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 0.46%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Murphy USA is 295592 which is 8.75% below its average volume of 323960.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year growth in quarterly revenue was 37.9%. We now have 20.68B to our credit for the 12 trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Murphy USA’s stock is valued at $292.73 at 05:26 EST, under its 52-week high of $323.00 and way higher than its 52-week low of $164.30.