(VIANEWS) – Sensus Healthcare (SRTS), Laredo Petroleum (LPI), Diana Shipping (DSX) 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. Sensus Healthcare (SRTS)

69.1% sales growth and 67.72% return on equity

Sensus Healthcare, Inc., a medical device company, manufactures and sells radiation therapy devices to healthcare providers worldwide. The company uses superficial radiation therapy (SRT), a low-energy X-ray technology in its portfolio of treatment devices. It offers SRT-100, a photon X-ray low energy superficial radiotherapy system that provides patients an alternative to surgery for treating non-melanoma skin cancers, including basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers, as well as other skin conditions, such as keloids; and SRT-100 Vision, which provides the user with a SRT-tailored treatment planning application that integrates the embedded high frequency ultrasound imaging module, volumetric tumor analysis, beam margins planning, and dosimetry parameters. The company also provides SRT-100 Plus; Sentinel service program, which offers its customers protection for their systems; and in-office laser rental services. In addition, it sells disposable lead shielding replacements; and disposable radiation safety items, such as aprons and eye shields, ultrasound probe film, and disposable applicator tips to treat various sized lesions and various areas of the body. Sensus Healthcare, Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

Earnings per Share

Sensus Healthcare’s trailing 12 months profit margin is $-0.42.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is an indicator of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 67.72%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 750% and 1100% respectively.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 236.7%, now sitting on 34.31M for the twelve trailing months.

2. Laredo Petroleum (LPI)

57% sales growth and 75.26% return on equity

Laredo Petroleum, Inc., a separate energy company, is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development, and maintenance of natural gas properties within the Permian basin of West Texas, USA. It also operates natural gas lift stations and engages in other midstream activities. These include transportation, marketing, handling fresh, recycled and produced water as well as transporting and marketing oil and natural gases. It had 133,512 acres of Permian Basin land as of December 31, 2019 and total proven reserves of 293,377 million barrels of equivalent oil. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. was the company’s former name. It changed its name in December 2013 to Laredo Petroleum, Inc. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. was established in 2006. It is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Laredo Petroleum has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-74.92.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 75.26%.

Sales Growth

Laredo Petroleum has a 102% and 57% sales growth for the current quarter.

Moving Average

Laredo Petroleum is worth less than its moving average for 50 days of $68.21, and lower than its moving average for 200 days of $73.87.

3. Diana Shipping (DSX)

14.1% sales growth and 28.05% return on equity

Diana Shipping Inc. provides shipping transportation services. The company transports a range of dry bulk cargoes, including commodities, such as iron ore, coal, grain, and other materials in shipping routes worldwide. As of December 3, 2021, it operated a fleet of 33 dry bulk vessels, including 4 Newcastlemax, 11 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax, and 8 Panamax. The company was formerly known as Diana Shipping Investments Corp. and changed its name to Diana Shipping Inc. in February 2005. Diana Shipping Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is based in Athens, Greece.

Earnings per Share

Diana Shipping’s trailing 12 month EPS is $1.36.

PE Ratio

Diana Shipping’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 3.1. The purchaser of the shares is investing $3.1 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 28.05%.

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

10.7% sales growth and 6.19% 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

As for profitability, Compass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.86.

PE Ratio

Compass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 24.66. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $24.66 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 6.19%.

5. The Bank of Princeton (BPRN)

10.4% sales growth and 11.93% return on equity

Bank of Princeton offers a variety of banking services and products. Checking, saving, attorney trust and money market accounts are accepted by the bank. Certificates of deposit can also be issued. The company offers loans for commercial, multi-family, industrial, commercial, residential, first-lien mortgages, home equity and consumer loans. It also offers debit and credit cards, money orders, automatic teller machines and cashier’s check, secure deposit boxes and wire transfers. Night depository, remote deposit capture and redemption of savings bonds, bank-by mail, online banking and automated telephone banking. Payroll-related services and merchant credit card processing are some other services. There are 21 branches located in Princeton. These include parts of Somerset, Hunterdon and Middlesex counties, Ocean, Gloucester and Camden counties, as well as Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Princeton is the home of The Bank of Princeton. It was established in 2007.

Earnings per Share

The Bank of Princeton’s trailing 12 months EPS is $3.69.

PE Ratio

Trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio of 8.58 for the Bank of Princeton is The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $8.58 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 11.93%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for The Bank of Princeton is 6919 which is 33.62% above its average volume of 5178.

6. Western New England Bancorp (WNEB)

10.1% sales growth and 10.73% return on equity

Western New England Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Westfield Bank that provides commercial and retail banking products and services to individuals and businesses. The company accepts various deposit accounts, including checking, savings, business and municipal savings, money market and business sweep, and individual retirement accounts; time deposits; term certificates of deposit; and interest on lawyers trust accounts. It also offers commercial real estate loans; commercial construction loans; commercial and industrial loans, such as revolving lines of credit, working capital loans, equipment financing and term loans; residential real estate loans; home equity loans; and consumer loans. In addition, the company provides automated teller machines (ATM), telephone and online banking, remote deposit capture, cash management services, overdraft facilities, night deposit services, and safe deposit facilities. As of December 31, 2019, it operated a network of 22 banking offices, 25 free-standing ATMs, and 23 seasonal or temporary ATMS located in Agawam, Chicopee, Feeding Hills, East Longmeadow, Holyoke, Ludlow, South Hadley, Southwick, Springfield, Ware, West Springfield and Westfield, Massachusetts and Granby and Enfield, Connecticut. The company was formerly known as Westfield Financial, Inc. and changed its name to Western New England Bancorp, Inc. in October 2016. Western New England Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Earnings per Share

For profitability, Western New England Bancorp’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $1.05.

PE Ratio

Western New England Bancorp’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 8.25. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $8.25 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 10.73%.

7. Zoetis (ZTS)

9.9% sales growth and 47.31% return on equity

Zoetis Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes animal health medicines, vaccines, and diagnostic products in the United States and internationally. It commercializes products primarily across species, including livestock, such as cattle, swine, poultry, fish, and sheep; and companion animals comprising dogs, cats, and horses. The company also offers vaccines, which are biological preparations to prevent diseases of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and reproductive tracts or induce a specific immune response; anti-infectives that prevent, kill, or slow the growth of bacteria, fungi, or protozoa; and parasiticides that prevent or eliminate external and internal parasites, which include fleas, ticks, and worms. It also provides other pharmaceutical products that comprise pain and sedation, antiemetic, reproductive, and oncology products; dermatology products for itch associated with allergic conditions and atopic dermatitis; and medicated feed additives, which offer medicines to livestock. In addition, the company provides portable blood and urine analysis testing, including point-of-care diagnostic products, instruments and reagents, rapid immunoassay tests, reference laboratory kits and services, and blood glucose monitors; and other non-pharmaceutical products, including nutritionals and agribusiness services, as well as products and services in areas, such as biodevices, genetics tests, and precision animal health. It markets its products to veterinarians, livestock producers, and retail outlets, as well as third-party veterinary distributors through its sales representatives, and technical and veterinary operations specialists. The company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

Earnings per Share

Zoetis’ trailing 12 month EPS is $3.42.

PE Ratio

Zoetis’ trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 43.51. This means that the buyer of the shares is paying $43.51 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 47.31%.