(VIANEWS) – Koppers Holdings Koppers Holdings (KOP), Compass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest (CODI), EVO Payments (EVOP) 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. Koppers Holdings Koppers Holdings (KOP)

19.7% sales growth and 16.07% return on equity

Koppers Holdings Inc. provides treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds in the United States, Australasia, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Railroad and Utility Products and Services (RUPS), Performance Chemicals (PC), and Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC). The RUPS segment procures and treats crossties, switch ties, and various types of lumber used for railroad bridges and crossings. It also provides rail joint bars to join rails together for railroads; transmission and distribution poles for electric and telephone utilities; and pilings. This segment also provides railroad services, such as engineering, design, repair, and inspection services for railroad bridges. The PC segment develops, manufactures, and markets copper-based wood preservatives, including micronized copper quaternary and micronized copper azole, micronized pigments, alkaline copper quaternary, amine copper azole, and chromated copper arsenate for decking, fencing, utility poles, construction lumber and timbers, and vineyard stakes; water-based wood preservatives and wood specialty additives; and supplies fire-retardant chemicals for pressure treatment of wood primarily in commercial construction. The CMC segment manufactures creosote for use in the treatment of wood or as a feedstock in the production of carbon black; carbon pitch, a raw material used in the production of aluminum and steel; naphthalene for use as a feedstock in the production of phthalic anhydride and as a surfactant in the production of concrete; phthalic anhydride for the production of plasticizers, polyester resins, and alkyd paints; and carbon black feedstock for use in the production of carbon black. The company serves the railroad, specialty chemical, utility, residential lumber, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber, and construction industries. Koppers Holdings Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Earnings per Share

Koppers Holdings Koppers Holdings’ trailing 12-month EPS is $5.71

PE Ratio

Koppers Holdings Koppers Holdings’ trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 5.12. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $5.12 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 16.07%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 15.8% and 36.4%, respectively.

2. Compass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest (CODI)

15.3% sales growth and 4.69% return on equity

Compass Diversified is a private equity firm specializing in add on acquisitions, buyouts, industry consolidation, recapitalization, late stage and middle market investments. It seeks to invest in niche industrial or branded consumer companies, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, business services sector, safety & security, electronic components, food, foodservice. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America. It seeks to invest between $100 million and $800 million in companies with an EBITDA between $15 million to $80 million. It seeks to acquire controlling ownership interests in its portfolio companies and can make additional platform acquisitions. The firm prefer to have majority stake in companies. The firm invests through its balance sheet and typically holds investments between five to seven years. Compass Diversified was founded in 2005 and is based in Westport, Connecticut with an additional office in Costa Mesa, California.

Earnings per Share

Compass Diversified Holdings shares of beneficial interest has an EPS trailing twelve months of $0.86.

PE Ratio

Compass Diversified Holdings shares of Beneficial Interest have a trailing 12 months price-earnings ratio of 22.67. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $22.67 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 4.69%.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

Compass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest’s EBITDA is 1.61.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Oct 18, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 4.97%.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 22.4%. We now have 2.14B in the 12 trailing months.

3. EVO Payments (EVOP)

13.9% sales growth and 7.55% return on equity

EVO Payments, Inc. is an integrated merchant acquirer/payment processor for Europe and the Americas. EVO Payments, Inc. offers a range of payment and commerce services including gateway solutions, online Fraud Prevention and Management Reporting, web-based hosted payment page capabilities, mobile-based SMS integrated payments collection services, security tokenization, encryption solutions at point-of sale, dynamic currency converter, ACH and loyalty offers. Merchants can also get recurring billing and multi-currency authorization, settlement and settlement as well as cross-border processing. It also offers technical integrations that allow for third-party provider services. It offers services to around 550,000 merchants. EVO Payments, Inc., was established in 1989. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Earnings per Share

EVO Payments’ trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.01.

PE Ratio

EVO Payments’ trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 3375. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $3375 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 7.55%.

Volume

The current reported volume for EVO Payments was 227298, which is 6.4% less than its average volume (676654).

4. Rogers Corporation (ROG)

12.5% sales growth and 6.62% return on equity

Rogers Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells engineered materials and components worldwide. It operates in Advanced Connectivity Solutions (ACS), Elastomeric Material Solutions (EMS), Power Electronics Solutions (PES), and Other segments. The ACS segment offers circuit materials and solutions for connectivity applications in wireless infrastructure, automotive, aerospace and defense, connected devices, and wired infrastructure under the RO4000, RO3000, RT/duroid, TMM, AD Series, CuClad, Kappa, DiClad, IsoClad, COOLSPAN, MAGTREX, TC Series, IM Series, 92ML, and CLTE Series names. The EMS segment provides engineered material solutions, including polyurethane and silicone materials used in cushioning, gasketing, sealing, and vibration management applications for general industrial, portable electronics, automotive, mass transit, aerospace and defense, footwear and impact mitigation, and printing markets; customized silicones used in flex heater and semiconductor thermal applications; and polytetrafluoroethylene and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene materials used in wire and cable, electrical insulation, and automotive applications under the PORON, BISCO, DeWAL, ARLON, Griswold, eSORBA, XRD, HeatSORB, and R/bak names. The PES segment offers ceramic substrate materials, busbars, and cooling solutions under the curamik and ROLINX names. The Other segment provides elastomer components; and elastomer floats for level sensing in fuel tanks, motors, and storage tanks for applications in the general industrial and automotive markets under the NITROPHYL and ENDUR names. Rogers Corporation was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Rogers Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.78.

PE Ratio

Rogers Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 28.63. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $28.63 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%.

Sales Growth

Rogers Corporation’s sales growth is 3.8% for the current quarter and 12.5% for the next.

5. Coca-Cola (KO)

6.3% sales growth and 41.03% return on equity

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures, markets, and sells various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company provides sparkling soft drinks; flavored and enhanced water, and sports drinks; juice, dairy, and plant–based beverages; tea and coffee; and energy drinks. It also offers beverage concentrates and syrups, as well as fountain syrups to fountain retailers, such as restaurants and convenience stores. The company sells its products under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Fresca, Schweppes, Sprite, Thums Up, Aquarius, Ciel, dogadan, Dasani, glacéau smartwater, glacéau vitaminwater, Ice Dew, I LOHAS, Powerade, Topo Chico, AdeS, Del Valle, fairlife, innocent, Minute Maid, Minute Maid Pulpy, Simply, Ayataka, BODYARMOR, Costa, FUZE TEA, Georgia, and Gold Peak brands. It operates through a network of independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers, as well as through bottling and distribution operators. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 41.03%.

Previous days news about Coca-Cola(KO)

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6. Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)

5.3% sales growth and 9.89% return on equity

Federal Realty is an acknowledged leader in the management, ownership, and redevelopment high-quality, retail-based properties. These properties are mainly located in coastal cities from Washington, D.C., Boston, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Federal Realty was founded in 1962. Its goal is to provide long-term sustainable growth by investing in densely populated and affluent areas where there is more retail demand than supply. Federal Realty’s experience includes the creation of mixed-use urban neighborhoods such as Santana Row, San Jose, California; Pike & Rose, North Bethesda (Maryland); and Assembly Row, Somerville, Massachusetts. The unique, vibrant and lively environments, which combine dining, shopping, living, and work, provide an unforgettable experience for their communities. Federal Realty has 104 properties, with approximately 2900 tenants in 24,000,000 square feet and 2,800 housing units. Federal Realty’s quarterly dividends have been increasing for 53 years consecutively, which is the longest streak in REITs. Federal Realty, a member of the S&P 500 index, is traded on the NYSE as the symbol FRT.

Earnings per Share

Federal Realty Investment Trust’s trailing 12 months EPS is $1.62.

PE Ratio

Federal Realty Investment Trust’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 66.92. The purchaser of the shares is investing $66.92 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 9.89%.