(VIANEWS) – Scorpio Tankers (STNG), Gentex Corporation (GNTX), The Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) 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. Scorpio Tankers (STNG)

57.8% sales growth and 16.32% return on equity

Scorpio Tankers Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in seaborne transport of refined petroleum products on the shipping markets around the world. It owned, finance leased or bareboat chartered 131 product tanksers as of March 30, 2021. These included 42 LR2, 12 LLR1, 63 MMR and 14 Handymax tanksers. Their average weighted age was approximately 5.2 years. Monaco is the company’s base.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Scorpio Tankers has a trailing twelve months EPS of $5.25.

PE Ratio

Scorpio Tankers has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.68. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $9.68 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 16.32%.

Volume

Scorpio Tankers’ last reported volume is now 515107, which is 56.42% less than its average volume 1182110.

2. Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

11.7% sales growth and 16.16% return on equity

Gentex Corporation develops, produces, markets and sells digital vision, connected cars, dimmable glasses, fire protection products and other related services in the United States and abroad. The company operates in two segments: Automotive Products and Other. The company offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, automotive suppliers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. Variable dimmable windows are also offered to airline operators and aircraft manufacturers. The company also offers photoelectric smoke detectors as alarms as well as electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors as alarms. It can also provide audible or visual signaling alarms as well as bells and speakers for fire detection in commercial buildings such as hotels and office buildings. It sells fire protection products direct, through its sales representatives and managers, to distributors of security and fire protection product, electric wholesale houses and manufacturers of original equipment for fire protection systems. Gentex Corporation was founded in 1974. It is located in Zeeland in Michigan.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Gentex Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.34.

PE Ratio

Gentex Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 21.46. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $21.46 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 16.16%.

Moving Average

Gentex Corporation’s worth is way higher than its 50-day moving average of $25.95 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $28.06.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 23.5%. It now stands at 1.85B in the 12 trailing months.

3. The Descartes Systems Group (DSGX)

11.6% sales growth and 9.06% return on equity

Descartes Systems Group Inc. offers cloud-based supply chain management and logistics business process solutions. Its focus is on improving the security, productivity and performance of logistic-intensive companies worldwide. The company’s Logistics Technology platform provides a variety of interoperable, modular and cloud-based web and wireless logistic management apps that allow for business transactions. It offers a range of services, including routing, mobile and telecommatics, transportation management and electronic commerce enablement; customs compliance and trade data; global logistic network services; broker and forwarder enterprise system; as well as customized and cloud-based solutions. It offers its customers to use its modular, software-as-a-service, and data solutions to route, schedule, track, and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate, and execute shipments; rate, audit, and pay transportation invoices; access and analyze global trade data; research and perform trade tariff and duty calculations; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and various other logistics processes. It also offers cloud-based, ecommerce warehouse management services, consulting, implementation and training services, as well as maintenance and support services. It primarily focuses on serving transportation providers, logistics service providers, and distribution-intensive companies, as well as manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and mobile business service providers. It was founded in 1981, and its headquarters is in Waterloo in Canada.

Earnings per Share

Profitability is The Descartes Systems Group’s trailing 12 months EPS at $1.05.

PE Ratio

Trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio for the Descartes Systems Group is 66. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $66 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 9.06%.

Sales Growth

Sales growth for Descartes Systems Group is currently at 14% and 11.6% respectively.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for The Descartes Systems Group is 55749 which is 71.5% below its average volume of 195625.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 17.6%. We now have 460.69M in the 12 trailing months.

4. Ecolab (ECL)

10.3% sales growth and 16.19% return on equity

Ecolab Inc. offers water, hygiene and prevention services and products in the United States as well as internationally. Global Industrial, Global Institutional & Specialty and Global Healthcare & Life Sciences are the segments that make up Ecolab Inc. The company’s Global Industrial segment provides water treatment and process solutions, as well as cleaning and sanitizing services for manufacturing, food processing, transport, chemical, metals, mining, power generation and pulp and paper. It also offers cleaning and sanitizing products to the petroleum, refining and petrochemical sectors. Global Institutional & Specialty provides specialized cleaning products for the hospitality, foodservice, lodging, education and retail sectors. The company’s Global Healthcare & Life Sciences section offers specialized cleaning products for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and personal care industries. These include infection prevention, surgical solutions and complete cleaning and contamination control under the Ecolab and Microtek brand names. Its Other segment provides pest control services that can detect, remove, and prevent insects such as rodents in food and drink processors, hospitals, education and healthcare facilities and hotels. The segment provides colloidal silicon for polishing and binding applications in aerospace, semiconductor and catalyst component manufacturing as well chemical industries. It also offers products and services to manage the wash process, including premium products, dispensing gear, water management and real-time data management. The company sells products via field sales, corporate account personnel and distributors. It was established in Saint Paul in Minnesota in 1923.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Ecolab has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-4.53.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 16.19%.

Moving Average

Ecolab’s value is under its 50-day moving average of $149.00 and way under its 200-day moving average of $163.14.

Previous days news about Ecolab(ECL)

  • According to MarketWatch on Monday, 28 November, "Flitman has also held senior positions at Performance Foodservice, the biggest segment of Performance Food Group, as well as at Univar, Nalco, Ecolab and Allegheny Power. "

5. Douglas Dynamics (PLOW)

6.9% sales growth and 13.83% return on equity

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. operates as a manufacturer and upfitter of commercial work truck attachments and equipment in North America. It operates in two segments, Work Truck Attachments and Work Truck Solutions. The Work Truck Attachments segment manufactures and sells snow and ice control attachments, including snowplows, and sand and salt spreaders for light trucks and heavy duty trucks, as well as various related parts and accessories. The Work Truck Solutions segment primarily manufactures municipal snow and ice control products; provides truck and vehicle upfits where it attaches component pieces of equipment, truck bodies, racking, and storage solutions to a vehicle chassis for use by end users for work related purposes; and manufactures storage solutions for trucks and vans, and cable pulling equipment for trucks. This segment also offers up-fit and storage solutions. It also provides customized turnkey solutions to governmental agencies, such as Departments of Transportation and municipalities. It sells its products under the BLIZZARD, FISHER, HENDERSON, SNOWEX, WESTERN, TURFEX, SWEEPEX, HENDERSON, and DEJANA brands. The company distributes its products primarily to professional snowplowers who are contracted to remove snow and ice from commercial and residential areas. Douglas Dynamics, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Earnings per Share

Douglas Dynamics’ trailing twelve-month EPS is $-3.34.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 13.83%.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 19.1%. It now stands at 570.74M in the 12 trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Douglas Dynamics is 7823 which is 90.31% below its average volume of 80792.