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A Trio of Stocks Growing Earnings Fast

Their 5-year earnings growth rates are much higher than that of the S&P 500

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Nov 26, 2021
Summary
  • The S&P 500 saw its trailing 12-month real earnings per share increase by about 10% on average every year over the past five years.
  • Rexford Industrial Realty Inc, Amkor Technology Inc and Hello Group Inc have outperformed the benchmark index for the US market.
  • Wall Street is positive about these businesses.
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The S&P 500 saw the trailing 12-month real earnings per share of its member companies increase by a compound annual growth rate of 10.13% over the past five years. The index, which stood at 4,701.46 as of Wednesday, has climbed more than 110% over the past five years.

Thus, investors may want to consider Rexford Industrial Realty Inc (

REXR, Financial), Amkor Technology Inc (AMKR, Financial)and Hello Group Inc (MOMO, Financial), since they have outperformed the S&P 500 in terms of five-year annual earnings per share growth rates.

Rexford Industrial Realty Inc. (

REXR, Financial)

Based in Los Angeles, California, the company is a real estate investment trust that focuses on owning and operating industrial properties across infill markets in Southern California.

The company saw its 12-month EPS without NRI increase by 52.70% on average every year over the past five years.

Following a 224.2% upside over the past year, shares closed at $72.07 apiece on Wednesday for a market capitalization of about $10.92 billion, a 52-week range of $45.90 to $72.20 and a price-earnings ratio of 107.57.

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VANGUARD GROUP INC is the largest institutional shareholder of the stock with 12.93% of shares outstanding. The asset management firm is followed by BlackRock Inc with an 12.04% stake and PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC with 6.19%.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight with an average target price of $75.81 per share.

Amkor Technology Inc. (

AMKR, Financial)

Based in Tempe, Arizona, the company is a provider of turnkey packaging and test services to semiconductor manufacturers in the U.S. and internationally.

The company saw its 12-month EPS without NRI increase by 23.40% on average every year over the past five years.

The stock market was very happy about earnings improvement, so much that the share price ($23.27 at close on Wednesday) grew more than 90% over the past five years, determining a market capitalization of $5.69 billion. The 52-week range is $14.28 to $29.50.

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VANGUARD GROUP INC and BlackRock Inc. are amid the largest top shareholders of the company with 4.85% and 4.62% of shares outstanding, respectively.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of hold with an average target price of $27 per share.

Hello Group Inc. (

MOMO, Financial)

Based in Beijing, China, the company operates a social network and entertainment platform in China.

The company saw its 12-month EPS without NRI increase by 73.40% on average every year over the past five years.

Despite the earnings growth, the share price has not performed well, losing 39% in the past five years to trade at $12.74 at close on Wednesday for a market capitalization of $2.62 billion. The 52-week range is $10.05 to $20.99 and the price-earnings ratio is 8.93.

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D.E. Shaw & Co., Inc. is the largest institutional shareholder with 10.52% of shares outstanding. The asset management firm is followed by AMUNDI with an 8.97% stake and CALAMOS ADVISORS LLC with 6.79%.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight with an average target price of approximately $17 per share.

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