(VIANEWS) – Lennar Corporation (LEN), Northwest Bancshares (NWBI), Zions Bancorporation N.A. (ZION) 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. Lennar Corporation (LEN)

20% sales growth and 21.38% return on equity

Lennar Corporation and its subsidiaries operate as homebuilders in the United States primarily under the Lennar name. The company operates in the following segments: Homebuilding East and Homebuilding Central; Homebuilding Texas; Homebuilding West; Financial Services, Multifamily; and Lennar Others. Homebuilding includes the sale and construction of single-family detached and attached homes as well as the acquisition, development and sale residential land. It also develops, constructs, manages, and maintains multifamily rental properties. The company also provides title insurance and residential mortgage financing services. It also originates and offers commercial securitization mortgage loans. The company also participates in fund investments. The company primarily targets first-time buyers, luxury homeowners, as well as active adults, who are also eligible for move-up benefits. Lennar Corporation was established in 1954. It is located in Miami, Florida.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Lennar Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $9.78.

PE Ratio

Lennar Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 7.66. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $7.66 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 21.38%.

2. Northwest Bancshares (NWBI)

15.4% sales growth and 8.26% return on equity

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. is a holding company of Northwest Bank. It offers a variety of personal and business banking services. It accepts deposits of all types, including checking, savings and money market deposit. The company offers a range of loan products, including residential, one-to four-family, residential, multi-family, residential, and commercial real property loans. It also has home equity lines and loans that include automobile, personal and unsecured loans. It also provides trust and investment services, employee benefits and property-and-casualty insurance. As of December 31, 2020 it had 170 community banks in eastern Ohio, New York, West Pennsylvania and Western New York. Northwest Bancshares, Inc. is located in Warren, Pennsylvania.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Northwest Bancshares has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.

PE Ratio

Northwest Bancshares has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.26. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $14.26 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 8.26%.

Sales Growth

Northwest Bancshares’s sales growth is 11.8% for the current quarter and 15.4% for the next.

3. Zions Bancorporation N.A. (ZION)

13.2% sales growth and 12.57% return on equity

Zions Bancorporation National Association offers a variety of banking services and other related services, primarily in Arizona, California and Colorado. It offers services such as corporate and commercial banking with a special focus on small and medium-sized companies; commercial and real estate banking; municipal and public financing services; retail banking including residential mortgages; trust and wealth management services, and capital market products and services. It had 422 branches as of December 31, 2020. 273 were owned, and 149 were leased. The original name of the company was ZB National Association. In September 2018, it changed its name from Zions Bancorporation National Association to Zions Bancorporation. Zions Bancorporation National Association, founded 1873, is located in Salt Lake City.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Zions Bancorporation N.A. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $5.37.

PE Ratio

Zions Bancorporation N.A. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.77. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.77 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 12.57%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Zions Bancorporation N.A.’s stock is valued at $57.85 at 01:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $75.44 and way above its 52-week low of $47.92.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 9.7% and 30.6%, respectively.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 16, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.64 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.84%.

Moving Average

Zions Bancorporation N.A.’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $55.29 and under its 200-day moving average of $60.44.

4. SciPlay Corporation (SCPL)

9.3% sales growth and 23.42% return on equity

SciPlay Corporation markets and develops social games on mobile platforms and websites across North America. You can play social casino games like Jackpot Party Casino and Gold Fish Casino. Social casino games offered by the company include both slots-style and table-style play. Casual games combine slots-style, bingo or adventure play with game elements. The company also provides content and titles from licensed third parties. SciPlay Corporation was formerly called SG Social Games Corporation. It changed its name in March 2019 to SciPlay Corporation. SciPlay Corporation was established in 1997. It is located in Las Vegas. SciPlay Corporation, Scientific Games Corporation’s subsidiary.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, SciPlay Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.86.

PE Ratio

SciPlay Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.67. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.67 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 23.42%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

SciPlay Corporation’s stock is valued at $10.90 at 01:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $22.29 and higher than its 52-week low of $10.60.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter is a negative 4.2% and positive 4.2% for the next.

Moving Average

SciPlay Corporation’s value is way below its 50-day moving average of $12.39 and way under its 200-day moving average of $13.01.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 4.6%, now sitting on 613M for the twelve trailing months.

5. EVO Payments (EVOP)

8.7% sales growth and 8.42% 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

As for profitability, EVO Payments has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.05.

PE Ratio

EVO Payments has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 664.8. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $664.8 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 8.42%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 12.6%, now sitting on 532.83M for the twelve trailing months.

6. A10 Networks (ATEN)

8.5% sales growth and 63.47% return on equity

A10 Networks, Inc. offers networking services in the United States, Japan, Asia Pacific, EMEA and other countries. The company offers Thunder Application Delivery Controller (ADC) that provides advanced server load balancing; Lightning ADC, a cloud-native software-as-a-service platform to boost the delivery and security of applications and micro services; and Thunder Carrier Grade Networking product, which offers standards-compliant address and protocol translation services for service provider networks. Thunder Threat Protection System is available to protect servers and networks from massive distributed denial-of-service attacks. Thunder Secure Sockets Layer Insight decrypts SSL traffic and sends it on to a third party security device. Thunder Convergent Firewall combines multiple security functions into one appliance. The company also offers automation and intelligent management tools, including harmony controller, which provides intelligence, automation and analysis for secure application delivery within multi-cloud environments; and aGalaxyTPS, a multidevice network management tool. It offers solutions for optimized hardware appliances and containerized, cloud-native, and bare metal software. The company serves service providers and cloud providers as well as government agencies and companies in the technology, education, finance, banking, government and industrial sectors. It markets products via its sales organization, distribution channel partners (including distributors, value-added resellers and system integrators). A10 Networks, Inc., was founded in 2004. It is located in San Jose, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, A10 Networks has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.25.

PE Ratio

A10 Networks has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 52.46. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $52.46 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 63.47%.

Sales Growth

A10 Networks’s sales growth is 19.1% for the current quarter and 8.5% for the next.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 14.3%, now sitting on 257.87M for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for A10 Networks is 477875 which is 30.57% below its average volume of 688285.

Dividend Yield

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 12, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.2 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.34%.

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