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Tiziano Frateschi
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5 Guru Stocks With 5-Star Business

Stocks trading with margin of safety

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and a wide margin of safety as of April 16.

Asbury Automotive Group

Asbury Automotive Group Inc. (ABG) has a business predictability rank of five out of five stars and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 80.41% margin of safety at an average price of $53.20 per share.

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The regional automobile dealer has a market cap of $1.03 billion and an enterprise value of $2.69 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has grown 3.30% and its earnings per share have grown 16.60%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has decreased 30% and is currently trading with a price-earnings ratio of 5.58. The share price has been as high as $123.45 and as low as $39.36 in the last year. As of April 16, the stock was trading 56.91% below its 52-week high and 35.16% above its 52-week low.

With 10.99% of outstanding shares, David Abrams (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.26% and HOTCHKIS & WILEY with 0.16%.

Woodward

Woodward Inc. (WWD) has a five-star business predictability rank and, according to the DCF calculator, a 6.76% margin of safety at the average price of $55.03 per share.

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The creator of energy control solutions has a market cap of $3.43 billion and an enterprise value of $4.40 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has increased 6.8% and its earnings per share have grown 7.9%.

The stock has lost 42% over the last 12 months and shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 13.49. The share price has been as high as $129.06 and as low as $46.51 in the last 52 weeks. As of April 16, the stock was trading 57.36% below its 52-week high and 18.32% above its 52-week low.

With 1.03% of outstanding shares, Royce is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s GAMCO Investors with 0.16%.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has a five-star business predictability rank and, according to the DCF calculator, a 90.13% margin of safety at an average price of $12.08 per share.

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The cruise company has a $2.58 billion market cap and an enterprise value of $9.12 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has increased 14.50% and its earnings per share have grown 24%.

The share price has tumbled 80% over the past 12 months. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 2.81 and a price-book ratio of 0.40. The share price has been as high as $59.78 and as low as $7.03 in the last 52 weeks. As of April 16, the stock was trading 79.79% below its 52-week high and 71.83% above its 52-week low.

With 2.49% of outstanding shares, PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's most notable shareholder, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)’ Renaissance Technologies with 2.39%.

Lennox International

Lennox International Inc. (LII) has a business predictability rank of five out of five stars and, according to the DCF calculator, a 35.22% margin of safety at an average price of $191.78 per share.

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The seller of commercial ventilation and heating systems has a market cap of $7.34 billion and an enterprise value of $8.65 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has increased 2.9% and its earnings per share have increased 21.50%.

Shares have declined 28% compared to 12 months ago. The stock is currently trading with a price-earnings ratio of 18.44. The share price has been as high as $298.49 and as low as $163.40 in the last 52 weeks. As of April 14, the stock was trading 35.75% below its 52-week high and 17.37% above its 52-week low.

With 0.77% of outstanding shares, Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s Point72 Asset Management is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.10% and Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

Lithia Motors

Lithia Motors Inc. (LAD) has a five-star business predictability rating and, according to the DCF calculator, a 73.72% margin of safety at an average price of $86.65 per share.

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The retailer of new and used vehicles has a $2.02 billion market cap and an enterprise value of $5.72 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has grown 17.50% and its earnings per share have climbed 17.60%.

Shares have declined 11% over the past year. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 7.48. The price has been as high as $165.27 and as low as $55.74 in the last 52 weeks. As of April 16, the stock was trading 47.57% below its 52-week high and 55.45% above its 52-week low.

With 9.53% of outstanding shares, Abrams is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio)’s Capital Growth Management with 0.68% and Simons’ firm with 0.65%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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