(VIANEWS) – Webster Financial Corporation (WBS), Ryanair Holdings (RYAAY), Western New England Bancorp (WNEB) 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. Webster Financial Corporation (WBS)

51.5% sales growth and 9.11% return on equity

Webster Financial Corporation is the bank holding firm for Webster Bank National Association. It provides financial and investment services, as well as banking and other services, to people, families and businesses throughout the United States. The bank operates in three segments, namely, Commercial Banking, HSA Bank and Community Banking. Commercial Banking provides middle-market companies with deposit and lending services. It also offers commercial and industrial loans and leasing. Commercial real estate lending is available. Equipment financing can be arranged. Asset-based lending services are offered as well. The segment offers trust and financial services as well as asset management and financial planning. It also provides deposit and loan products to high-net-worth clients and not-for profit organizations. HSA Bank offers a variety of financial services to employees, including flexible spending accounts and health reimbursement accounts. Community Banking offers deposit- and fee-based services as well as residential mortgages and home equity loans. Consumers can also get credit cards and investment services through LPL Financial Holdings Inc. The segment offers credit, cash flow, and deposit management products for businesses as well as professional services firms. It also provides online and mobile banking services. It had 155 banks centers and 297 ATMs as of February 12, 2021. Webster Financial Corporation was established in 1935. It is located in Waterbury in Connecticut.

Earnings per Share

Webster Financial Corporation’s trailing 12 months profit per share was $3.52

PE Ratio

Webster Financial Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 15.38. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $15.38 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 9.11%.

2. Ryanair Holdings (RYAAY)

28.4% sales growth and 4.11% return on equity

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany, and other European countries. It is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, duty-free, and merchandise; and marketing of car hire and accommodation services, and travel insurance through its website and mobile app. In addition, the company offers aircraft and passenger handling, ticketing, and maintenance and repair services; and markets car parking, fast-track, airport transfers, attractions, and activities on its website and mobile app, as well as sells gift vouchers. As of June 30, 2022, it had a principal fleet of approximately 483 Boeing 737 aircrafts and 29 Airbus A320 aircrafts; and offered approximately 3,000 short-haul flights per day serving approximately 225 airports. Ryanair Holdings plc was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Swords, Ireland.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Ryanair Holdings has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-7.24.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 4.11%.

Sales Growth

Ryanair Holdings’s sales growth is 40.2% for the ongoing quarter and 28.4% for the next.

Moving Average

Ryanair Holdings’s value is way higher than its 50-day moving average of $66.18 and below its 200-day moving average of $79.02.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Ryanair Holdings’s stock was valued at $75.74 as of 05/23 EST. This is way lower than its 52 week high of $125.75, and much higher than its 52 week low of $55.90.

Volume

Ryanair Holdings’s current reported volume is 151838, which is 71.49% lower than its average volume (553274)

3. Western New England Bancorp (WNEB)

10.1% sales growth and 10.73% return on equity

The holding company of Westfield Bank, Western New England Bancorp, Inc. provides retail and commercial banking services for individuals and small businesses. It accepts a variety of deposits, such as checking, savings and business savings, money market sweep and individual retirement accounts. They also take time deposits and term certificates. The company also provides commercial real estate and commercial construction loans. It also offers residential and home equity loans. The company also offers ATMs, telephone banking and online banking. It provides remote deposit capture and cash management services. It had 22 banks offices and 25 ATMs freestanding. There were also 23 temporary or seasonal ATMS in Agawam and Chicopee. In October 2016, the company, formerly called Westfield Financial, Inc., changed its name and became Western New England Bancorp, Inc. Western New England Bancorp, Inc. is an 1853 founded company based in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Western New England Bancorp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.05.

PE Ratio

Western New England Bancorp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.02. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $9.02 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 10.73%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Western New England Bancorp is 34950 which is 52.42% above its average volume of 22929.

4. KKR & Co. (KKR)

9.5% sales growth and 18.31% return on equity

KKR & Co. Inc., a private equity firm specializing on direct and fund-of-fund investments. The firm specializes in management buyouts and leveraged buyouts. Credit special situations, credit equity, maturing, mezzanine or distressed, investment opportunities, the lower market, middle market, and investments. It is open to all industry investments, with a particular focus on security, semiconductors (iot), consumer electronics, internet, IT infrastructure and financial technology. It focuses its energy and infrastructure activities on upstream oil, gas, equipment, minerals, royalties, and other verticals. The firm invests in real estate. It seeks out private and public securities, including debt, property-level equity and special transactions, as well as businesses that have significant real estate holdings and other oil and gas properties. Asset services include transport, logistics and leisure/hospitality as well as support for utility and resource services, infrastructure-like and mission-critical services. The firm invests in chemicals, metals, mining, energy, natural resources, financial services, healthcare, industrials, media and communication, retail, and technology within America. The firm also invests in Europe’s consumer and retail, energy, financial services and health care. It also owns investments in media and digital and telecom and technology. It invests in Asia’s consumer products, energy and resources, financial services and healthcare. The firm also invests in impact investments, which are focused on investing in businesses that have positive social and environmental impacts. It invests in residential projects of mid- to high quality. However, it can also invest in other projects in Mainland China by way of joint ventures or outright ownership. The firm invests worldwide with an emphasis on Australia, developing and emerging Asia, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Ireland. The firm’s focus in Europe and the United States is on the acquisition of publicly traded large companies. The firm is looking to invest between $30 million and $717 million into companies with enterprise value of $500 million and $2389 millions. It prefers to co-invest and invest in both debt and equity investments. The firm seeks to be a member of the board in portfolio companies, as well as controlling ownership or strategic minorities. It may purchase majority or minority equity shares, especially when it makes private equity investments in Asia. The typical holding period for the firm is five to seven year. Exits can be made through secondary offerings and initial public offerings. KKR & Co. Inc. is a New York-based firm that was established in 1976. It has additional offices in North America, Europe and Australia as well as in Asia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, KKR & Co. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.37.

PE Ratio

KKR & Co. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 15.44. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $15.44 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 18.31%.

Volume

The KKR & Co. last reported volume is 831828, which is 75.53% lower than its average volume (3400610).

Moving Average

KKR & Co.’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $47.51 and below its 200-day moving average of $53.24.

5. Hudson Technologies (HDSN)

6.4% sales growth and 88.33% return on equity

Hudson Technologies, Inc. is a company that provides refrigerant services. It primarily serves the United States. Refrigerant and Industrial Gas sales, refrigerant management, and hydrostatic testing are some of the company’s services. RefrigerantSide includes system decontamination in order to eliminate moisture, oils and other contaminants. SmartEnergy OPS, which is a web-based continuous monitoring service that monitors facility refrigeration systems and other energy system applications, and Chiller Chemistry as well as Chill Smart are also offered. The company also participates in carbon offset projects. The company serves industrial, commercial and government customers as well as wholesalers and distributors of refrigerants, contractors and manufacturers of refrigeration equipment. Hudson Technologies, Inc., was founded in 1991. It is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Hudson Technologies has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.29.

PE Ratio

Hudson Technologies has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 4.41. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $4.41 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 88.33%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Hudson Technologies’s stock is valued at $10.10 at 05:29 EST, below its 52-week high of $11.16 and way above its 52-week low of $3.11.

Sales Growth

Hudson Technologies’s sales growth is negative 0.9% for the present quarter and 6.4% for the next.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects a decline of 53.8% in growth and 49.2% for the following quarter.

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