(VIANEWS) – Valley National Bancorp (VLY), Booking Holdings (BKNG), Ichor Holdings (ICHR) 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. Valley National Bancorp (VLY)

50.2% sales growth and 9.13% return on equity

Valley National Bancorp is the holding company of Valley National Bank, which provides financial services in the areas of commercial, retail and insurance. It operates in three segments: Consumer Lending and Commercial Lending. Investment Management is another segment. The company’s deposit products are non-interest bearing and include savings, NOW, money market accounts and certificates of deposit. It offers a variety of loan products, including residential mortgage loans and automobile loans. Secured personal lines are also available. There is an adjustable and floating rate for commercial and industrial loans. Fixed rate loans can be fixed or owner-occupied. The company also holds interest-bearing and securities deposits. It offers international banking services such as standing letters of credit, documentary letter of credit and related products. The company also offers asset management advisory and trust services as well as asset-based lending support. It provides property, casualty and life, health and title insurance agency services. Health care equipment lending is available as well as other services related to real estate investments. It also offers safe deposit services, as well as automated teller machines, phone and Internet banking and remote deposit capturing. There are 238 branches across New Jersey, New York and Florida. Valley National Bancorp, which was established in New York in 1927, is located in New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Valley National Bancorp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.05.

PE Ratio

Valley National Bancorp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 11.7. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $11.7 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 9.13%.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Sep 13, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.44 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 3.63%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Valley National Bancorp stock was valued at $12.28 at 02:22 EST at the time of writing. This is way lower than its 52 week high of $15.10, and far higher than its 52-week low value of $10.01.

Sales Growth

Valley National Bancorp’s sales growth is 49.8% for the ongoing quarter and 50.2% for the next.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Valley National Bancorp is 2320520 which is 1.96% above its average volume of 2275740.

2. Booking Holdings (BKNG)

31.1% sales growth and 35.09% return on equity

Booking Holdings Inc. offers online reservations for travel and restaurants worldwide. Booking.com offers accommodation bookings online; Rentalcars.com provides rental car services online; Priceline which allows customers to make travel reservations online for hotel, flight and rental cars. Agoda, which offers online accommodations reservation, flight, ground transport, and activity reservation services, is also available. KAYAK is an online price comparison site that lets consumers search for and compare prices on travel itineraries. This includes information about rental cars, airline tickets, hotel reservations, and accommodation. OpenTable allows customers to book online restaurants. It also offers insurance and management services for consumers and travel service providers. The original name of the company was The Priceline Group Inc., but it changed its name in February 2018 to Booking Holdings Inc. It was established in 1997. The headquarters are located in Norwalk in Connecticut.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Booking Holdings has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.44.

PE Ratio

Booking Holdings has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 1435.11. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $1435.11 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 35.09%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 32.3% and 48.3% respectively.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year growth in quarterly revenue was 98.8%. We now have 14.65B of revenues for the 12 trailing months.

Sales Growth

Booking Holdings’s sales growth is 37.7% for the present quarter and 31.1% for the next.

3. Ichor Holdings (ICHR)

21.9% sales growth and 12.65% return on equity

Ichor Holdings, Ltd. is involved in design, engineering, manufacturing and maintenance of subsystems for fluid delivery and parts for semiconductor capital equipment. The company primarily provides subsystems and gas delivery systems for the manufacture of semiconductor devices. Gas delivery subsystems are used to deliver, monitor and control gas used in semiconductor manufacturing processes. Chemical delivery subsystems mix and disperse reactive liquid chemicals used in chemical-mechanical planarization and electroplating. The company also produces precision-machined parts, weldments and products that can be used in fluid delivery system. It sells its products through resellers and directly to OEMs of semiconductor equipment in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore Malaysia, Korea and Mexico. Ichor Holdings, Ltd., was established in 1999. It is located in Fremont, California.

Earnings per Share

Ichor Holdings’ trailing 12 month EPS is $1.42.

PE Ratio

Ichor Holdings’ trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 21.39. The purchaser of the shares is investing $21.39 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 12.65%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 16.7%, now sitting on 1.17B for the twelve trailing months.

Moving Average

Ichor Holdings’s market value is much higher than its $50.75 moving average and its $30.24 moving average over 200 days.

4. Pacira BioSciences (PCRX)

20.6% sales growth and 5.43% return on equity

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. provides non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions for healthcare practitioners and their patients in the United States. The company offers EXPAREL, a bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension; ZILRETTA, a triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension; and iovera system, a non-opioid handheld cryoanalgesia device used to produce controlled doses of cold temperature only to targeted nerves. It also develops proprietary multivesicular liposome, a drug delivery technology that encapsulates drugs without altering their molecular structure. The company was formerly known as Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Pacira BioSciences, Inc. in April 2019. Pacira BioSciences, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Pacira BioSciences has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.33.

PE Ratio

Pacira BioSciences has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.71. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $14.71 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 5.43%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects to grow by 5.6% and 13.4% respectively.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 24.9%, now sitting on 614.32M for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Pacira BioSciences is 217736 which is 43.67% below its average volume of 386591.

5. Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX)

14.1% sales growth and 4.56% return on equity

Through its subsidiaries, Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. purchases, distributes, transports and transports natural gases in Arizona, Nevada, California. It operates two divisions: Natural Gas Operations, and Utility Infrastructure. It had 2123,000 customers in natural gas operations as of December 31, 2020. It also offers trenching, installation, replacement and maintenance services to energy distribution systems. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., was founded in 1931. It is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Earnings per Share

Southwest Gas Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $2.35.

PE Ratio

Southwest Gas Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 29.97. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $29.97 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 4.56%.

6. Boot Barn Holdings (BOOT)

12.2% sales growth and 32.08% return on equity

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc., a lifestyle retail chain, operates specialty retail stores in the United States. The company's specialty retail stores offer western and work-related footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and kids. It offers boots, shirts, jackets, hats, belts and belt buckles, handbags, western-style jewelry, rugged footwear, outerwear, overalls, denim, and flame-resistant and high-visibility clothing. The company also provides gifts and home merchandise. As of May 12, 2021, it operated 275 stores in 36 states. The company also sells its products through e-commerce websites, including bootbarn.com; sheplers.com; and countryoutfitter.com. The company was formerly known as WW Top Investment Corporation and changed its name to Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. in June 2014. Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Irvine, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Boot Barn Holdings has a trailing twelve months EPS of $5.94.

PE Ratio

Boot Barn Holdings has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.3. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.3 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 32.08%.

7. EVO Payments (EVOP)

10% sales growth and 8.42% return on equity

EVO Payments, Inc. operates as an integrated merchant acquirer and payment processor in the Americas and Europe. Its payment and commerce solutions consist of gateway solutions, online fraud prevention and management reporting, online hosted payments page capabilities, cellphone-based SMS integrated payment collection services, security tokenization and encryption solutions at the point-of-sale, dynamic currency conversion, ACH, loyalty offers, and other ancillary solutions. The company also offers processing capabilities for specific industries and provides merchants with recurring billing, multi-currency authorization and settlement, and cross-border processing. In addition, it provides other services that enable through technical integrations with third-party providers. The company offers its services to approximately 550,000 merchants. EVO Payments, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, EVO Payments has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-0.2.

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%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

EVO Payments’s stock is valued at $33.63 at 00:28 EST, below its 52-week high of $33.86 and way above its 52-week low of $20.07.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 14.8% and 6.9%, respectively.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 12.6%. We now have 532.83M in the 12 trailing months.

Sales Growth

EVO Payments’s sales growth is 9.1% for the present quarter and 10% for the next.