(VIANEWS) – Primoris Services Corporation (PRIM), MasTec (MTZ), Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX) 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. Primoris Services Corporation (PRIM)

38.9% sales growth and 11.84% return on equity

Primoris Service Corporation is a specialist contractor that provides various construction, fabrication maintenance, replacement and engineering services throughout the United States. The company operates in three main segments, Utilities and Energy/Renewables. Utilities provides installation and maintenance of new or existing natural gas distribution system, electric utility distribution, transmission systems, as well as communications systems. Energy/Renewables offers a variety of services including engineering, procurement and construction as well retrofits and site work. Pipeline services include pipeline construction, maintenance and facility services, installation of pump stations and compressors, as well as metering for entities involved in petroleum and petrochemical industries. Dallas is the headquarters of this company, which was established in 1960.

Earnings per Share

Primoris Services Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $2.16.

PE Ratio

Primoris Service Corporation’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 9.64. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $9.64 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 11.84%.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

Primoris Services Corporation’s EBITDA is 0.6.

2. MasTec (MTZ)

36.2% sales growth and 4.43% return on equity

MasTec, Inc. is an infrastructure company that provides services in engineering, construction, maintenance, repair, and upgrading for communication, energy, utility, as well as other infrastructure, primarily in Canada and the United States. The company operates in five main segments, including Communications, Oil and Gas and Electrical Transmission, Power Generation and Industrial. Underground and overhead distribution systems are built by the company, which includes conduits, trenches and cell towers. They also provide wireline and fiber communications. The company also provides power generation, home automation, energy management, energy distribution, transmission, and buried fiber optic cables and other cables. The company also offers support and maintenance services, which include maintenance and upgrading of customer’s distribution networks and infrastructure. This includes natural gas and petroleum pipelines, communication, electric distribution and transmission, power generator, heavy civil infrastructure and emergency services in case of storm damage or accidents. Routine replacements and upgrades can be done as well. Customers include government agencies, public and private energy companies, pipe operators, wireline/fiber service providers and wireless operators. It was established in 1929 in Coral Gables in Florida.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, MasTec has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.45.

PE Ratio

MasTec has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 63.46. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $63.46 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 4.43%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects a decline of 25.2% in growth and a rise of 1566.7% the following.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

MasTec’s EBITDA is 1.13.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

MasTec’s stock is valued at $92.02 at 00:25 EST, below its 52-week high of $101.98 and way higher than its 52-week low of $62.36.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 4.5%. 8.58B is the current trailing month.

3. Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX)

10.4% sales growth and 19.77% return on equity

Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Fenestration, European Fenestration, and North American Cabinet Components. The company offers flexible insulating glass spacers, extruded vinyl profiles, window and door screens, and precision-formed metal and wood products, as well as cabinet doors and other components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry. It also provides various non-fenestration components and products, including solar panel sealants, trim moldings, vinyl decking, fencing, water retention barriers, and conservatory roof components. The company sells its products to OEMs in the building products industry through sales representatives, direct sales force, distributors, and independent sales agents. Quanex Building Products Corporation was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Quanex Building Products Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.53.

PE Ratio

Quanex Building Products Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.56. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $9.56 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 19.77%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Quanex Building Products Corporation’s stock is valued at $24.18 at 00:26 EST, under its 52-week high of $25.94 and way above its 52-week low of $18.00.

4. Duke Energy (DUK)

7% sales growth and 6.84% return on equity

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest; and uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable generation, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity. It also engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and load-serving entities. This segment serves approximately 8.2 million customers in 6 states in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the United States covering a service territory of approximately 91,000 square miles; and owns approximately 50,259 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity. The Gas Utilities and Infrastructure segment distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and power generation natural gas customers; and owns, operates, and invests in pipeline transmission and natural gas storage facilities. It has approximately 1.6 million customers, including 1.1 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as 550,000 customers in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Commercial Renewables segment acquires, owns, develops, builds, and operates wind and solar renewable generation projects, including nonregulated renewable energy and energy storage services to utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and corporate customers. It has 23 wind, 178 solar, and 2 battery storage facilities, as well as 71 fuel cell locations with a capacity of 3,554 MW across 22 states. The company was formerly known as Duke Energy Holding Corp. and changed its name to Duke Energy Corporation in April 2005. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Duke Energy has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.72.

PE Ratio

Duke Energy has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 58.52. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $58.52 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 6.84%.

Moving Average

Duke Energy’s value exceeds its $50-day moving mean of $98.17, and is below its $200-day moving median of $105.29.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Duke Energy stock was valued at $100.60 at 02:26 EST. This is lower than its 52 week high of $116.33, and higher than its 52-week low at $83.76.