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100 of Americas Fastest Growing Stocks That Made Investors Rich
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: September 21, 2012 10:10AM

The Fastest Growing Companies At The Stock Markets Researched By “long-term-investments.blogspot.com.” Sometimes I ask myself how it could be to be an owner of a small company that would be 10 times bigger in five or ten years. If I pay an acceptable price for the company, I could make a significant amount of money with these stocks. Well, stop dreaming! I screened companies with the currently highest growth and return figures from the actual business year and made them available in my 100 fastest growing stocks list.

Below is a short overview of the 10 best stocks. Only four of them pay dividends but most of the companies are very cash rich and could initiate a dividend if the growth slows.

Here are the 10 best results:

Apple (AAPL) has a market capitalization of $654.97 billion. The company employs 60,400 people, generates revenue of $108,249.00 million and has a net income of $25,922.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $35,582.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 32.87 percent (operating margin 31.22 percent and net profit margin 23.95 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 41.67 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $42.54. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.42, P/S ratio 6.08 and P/B ratio 8.52. Dividend Yield: 1.51 percent. The beta ratio is 1.22.

Baidu.com (BIDU) has a market capitalization of $38.88 billion. The company employs 16,082 people, generates revenue of $2,298.39 million and has a net income of $1,049.33 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,329.84 million. The EBITDA margin is 57.86 percent (operating margin 52.25 percent and net profit margin 45.65 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 10.70 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 16.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 56.03 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 28.59, P/S ratio 17.34 and P/B ratio 16.44. Dividend Yield: None percent. The beta ratio is 1.79.

Silver Wheaton (SLW) has a market capitalization of $14.03 billion. The company employs 24 people, generates revenue of $730.00 million and has a net income of $550.03 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $615.63 million. The EBITDA margin is 84.33 percent (operating margin 76.49 percent and net profit margin 75.35 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 7.29 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 7.89 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.38 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.60. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.18 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.82, P/S ratio 19.30 and P/B ratio 5.31. Dividend Yield: 1.00 percent. The beta ratio is 1.58.

Lululemon Athletica (LULU) has a market capitalization of $10.87 billion. The company employs 5,807 people, generates revenue of $1,000.84 million and has a net income of $184.96 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $316.98 million. The EBITDA margin is 31.67 percent (operating margin 28.67 percent and net profit margin 18.48 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 37.12 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 50.80, P/S ratio 8.48 and P/B ratio 18.15. Dividend Yield: None percent. The beta ratio is 2.40.

HollyFrontier (HFC) has a market capitalization of $8.53 billion. The company employs 2,382 people, generates revenue of $15,439.53 million and has a net income of $1,059.70 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,876.14 million. The EBITDA margin is 12.15 percent (operating margin 11.12 percent and net profit margin 6.86 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 11.78 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 23.34 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 34.68 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.09. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.34 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.91, P/S ratio 0.53 and P/B ratio 1.63. Dividend Yield: 1.48 percent. The beta ratio is 1.00.

IPG Photonics (IPGP) has a market capitalization of $2.97 billion. The company employs 2,137 people, generates revenue of $474.48 million and has a net income of $121.01 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $193.70 million. The EBITDA margin is 40.82 percent (operating margin 36.99 percent and net profit margin 25.50 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 4.01 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 5.50 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.86 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.64. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.04, P/S ratio 6.70 and P/B ratio 6.69. Dividend Yield: None percent. The beta ratio is 1.57.

Cirrus Logic (CRUS) has a market capitalization of $2.81 billion. The company employs 676 people, generates revenue of $426.84 million and has a net income of $87.98 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $89.54 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.98 percent (operating margin 18.63 percent and net profit margin 20.61 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.46 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.27. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 34.29, P/S ratio 6.64 and P/B ratio 6.07. Dividend Yield: None percent. The beta ratio is 0.77.

RPC (RES) has a market capitalization of $2.77 billion. The company employs 3,400 people, generates revenue of $1,809.81 million and has a net income of $296.38 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $661.99 million. The EBITDA margin is 36.58 percent (operating margin 26.64 percent and net profit margin 16.38 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 15.19 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 26.66 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 45.54 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.42. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.21 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.88, P/S ratio 1.54 and P/B ratio 3.69. Dividend Yield: 2.51 percent. The beta ratio is 1.40.

Northern Oil & Gas (NOG) has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion. The company employs 19 people, generates revenue of $149.39 million and has a net income of $40.61 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $108.36 million. The EBITDA margin is 72.54 percent (operating margin 45.02 percent and net profit margin 27.19 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 9.63 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 14.08 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.72 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.27. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.99, P/S ratio 7.63 and P/B ratio 2.28. Dividend Yield: None percent. The beta ratio is 1.71.

HFF (HF) has a market capitalization of $587.94 million. The company employs 498 people, generates revenue of $254.68 million and has a net income of $42.05 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $60.05 million. The EBITDA margin is 23.58 percent (operating margin 20.96 percent and net profit margin 16.51 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 32.40 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 122.22 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 37.72 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.02. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.65, P/S ratio 2.30 and P/B ratio 4.51. Dividend Yield: None percent. The beta ratio is 2.58.

Take a closer look at the full table of the fastest growing companies at the market. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 22.12 and forward P/E ratio is 16.04. The dividend yield has a value of 1.66 percent. Price to book ratio is 5.94 and price to sales ratio 6.36. The operating margin amounts to 35.28 percent and the beta ratio is 1.61. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.34.

Related stock ticker symbols:
RES, HFC, SLW, IPGP, LULU, NOG, AAPL, BIDU, CRUS, HF

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Stocks Discussed: RES, HFC, SLW, IPGP, LULU, NOG, AAPL, BIDU, CRUS, HF,
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