(VIANEWS) – Ladder Capital Corp (LADR), Titan Machinery (TITN), Gartner (IT) 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. Ladder Capital Corp (LADR)

55.7% sales growth and 7.84% return on equity

Ladder Capital Corp operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Loans, Securities, and Real Estate. The Loans segment originates conduit first mortgage loans that are secured by cash-flowing commercial real estate; and originates and invests in balance sheet first mortgage loans secured by commercial real estate properties that are undergoing transition, including lease-up, sell-out, and renovation or repositioning. It also invests in note purchase financings, subordinated debt, mezzanine debt, and other structured finance products related to commercial real estate. The Securities segment invests in commercial mortgage-backed securities and the U.S. Agency Securities. This segment also invests in corporate bonds and real estate related equity investments. The Real Estate segment owns and invests in a portfolio of commercial and residential real estate properties, such as leased properties, student housing portfolio, industrial buildings, office buildings, shopping center, and condominium units. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for 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. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Earnings per Share

Ladder Capital Corp’s trailing 12 months earnings per share (EPS) is $0.87

PE Ratio

Ladder Capital Corp’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 12.67. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $12.67 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 7.84%.

Revenue growth

The year-over-year growth in quarterly revenue was 38.4%. We now have 289.1M in the 12 trailing months.

2. Titan Machinery (TITN)

28% sales growth and 20.03% return on equity

Titan Machinery Inc. owns and operates a network of full-service agricultural and construction equipment stores in the United States and Europe. It operates through three segments: Agriculture, Construction, and International. The company sells new and used equipment, including agricultural and construction equipment manufactured under the CNH Industrial family of brands, as well as equipment from various other manufacturers. Its agricultural equipment includes machinery and attachments for use in the production of food, fiber, feed grain, and renewable energy; and home and garden applications, as well as maintenance of commercial, residential, and government properties. The company's construction equipment comprises heavy construction machinery, light industrial machinery for commercial and residential construction, road and highway construction machinery, and energy and forestry operations equipment. It also sells maintenance and replacement parts. In addition, the company offers repair and maintenance services that include warranty repairs, off-site and on-site repair services, scheduling off-season maintenance services, and notifying customers of periodic service requirements; and training programs to customers. Further, it rents equipment; and provides ancillary equipment support services, such as equipment transportation, global positioning system signal subscriptions and other precision farming products, farm data management products, and CNH Industrial finance and insurance products. The company operates in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, the United States; and Bulgaria, Germany, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine, Europe. Titan Machinery Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in West Fargo, North Dakota.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Titan Machinery has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.05.

PE Ratio

Titan Machinery has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 8.79. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $8.79 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 20.03%.

Moving Average

Titan Machinery’s value is much higher than the 50-day moving mean of $31.14 or its 200-day moving median of $28.16.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 31.5%. We now have 1.92B in the 12 trailing months.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 20.8% while for the next it will drop by 8.1%.

3. Gartner (IT)

13% sales growth and 158.85% return on equity

Gartner, Inc. operates as a research and advisory company in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Research, Conferences, and Consulting. The Research segment delivers its research primarily through a subscription service that include on-demand access to published research content, data and benchmarks, and direct access to a network of research experts. The Conferences segment offers business professionals in an organization the opportunity to learn, share, and network. The Consulting segment offers market research, custom analysis, and on-the-ground support services. This segment also offers actionable solutions for IT-related priorities, including IT cost optimization, digital transformation, and IT sourcing optimization. Gartner, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Gartner has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.96.

PE Ratio

Gartner has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 115.73. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $115.73 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 158.85%.

Sales Growth

Gartner is forecasting 13% sales growth in the fourth quarter.

Previous days news about Gartner(IT)

  • According to VentureBeat on Thursday, 24 November, "Gartner predicts that "up until 2024, direct opportunities for large-scale adoption in the metaverse will be limited," adding that "the market is beginning to explore and experiment with applications and use cases with high, long-term value." The state of the metaverse today may be far from mainstream – even with all the investment in the space, Gartner estimates the metaverse will become mature by 2030. "
  • According to VentureBeat on Thursday, 24 November, "As Gartner analyst Ruggero Contu has noted, "The pandemic accelerated hybrid work and the shift to the cloud, challenging the CISO to secure an increasingly distributed enterprise. "

4. Ingredion Incorporated (INGR)

12.1% sales growth and 15.13% return on equity

Ingredion Incorporated and its affiliates produce and sell sweeteners and starches for various industries. The company operates in four regions: North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. It offers sweetener products that include glucose syrups and high-maltose syrups as well as high fructose and corn syrups. The company also offers animal feed products, edible corn oil, refined corn oil for packers of cooking oils and producers of shortenings, mayonnaise and margarine; as well as corn gluten feed that is used to provide protein feed to chickens and pet food. Products of the company are made mainly from corn, tapioca and potato starch, as well as other starch-based material, like rice, potato and tapioca. The company serves the food, beverage and paper, corrugating, pharmaceutical, textile and personal care markets as well as the animal feed market. Ingredion Incorporated was founded in June 2012 as Corn Products International, Inc. Ingredion Incorporated is an Illinois-based company that was established in 1906.

Earnings per Share

Ingredion Incorporated’s trailing 12 months profit per share was $5.15

PE Ratio

Ingredion Incorporated’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 18.62. The purchaser of the shares is investing $18.62 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 15.13%.

5. Global Self Storage (SELF)

11.2% sales growth and 6.31% return on equity

Global Self Storage is a self-administered and self-managed REIT that owns, operates, manages, acquires, develops and redevelops self-storage properties. The company's self-storage properties are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible and secure storage space for residential and commercial customers. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, the company owns and/or manages 13 self-storage properties in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Oklahoma.

Earnings per Share

Global Self Storage’s trailing 12 month EPS is $0.29.

PE Ratio

Global Self Storage’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 18. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $18 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 6.31%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Global Self Storage is 10377 which is 73.35% below its average volume of 38950.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Global Self Storage stock was valued at $5.22 (00:22 EST) at the time of writing. This is lower than its 52 week high of $7.36, and more than its low 52-week of $4.76.

Revenue growth

The year-over-year revenue growth was 13%. It now stands at 11.65M in the 12 trailing months.

Sales Growth

Global Self Storage’s sales growth is 8.4% for the present quarter and 11.2% for the next.

6. Equity Residential (EQR)

9% sales growth and 11.64% return on equity

Equity Residential is committed to creating communities where people thrive. The Company, a member of the S&P 500, is focused on the acquisition, development and management of residential properties located in and around dynamic cities that attract high quality long-term renters. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 305 properties consisting of 78,568 apartment units, located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Equity Residential has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.77.

PE Ratio

Equity Residential has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 35.83. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $35.83 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 11.64%.

Dividend Yield

According to Morningstar, Inc., there will be a next dividend payment on Jun 23, 2022. The forward dividend rate for 2020 is estimated at 2.46, and the forward dividend yield at 3.13%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is a negative 71.3% and a negative 72.1%, respectively.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Equity Residential stock was valued at $63.53 as of 00:23 EST. This is lower than its 52 week high of $94.32 but higher than its 52 week low of $59.32.