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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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7 Stocks with 10 Years of Strong Returns

High and steady ROE, ROA, EPS over the last decade

According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener, the following stocks have had strong performances over the last 10 years with high and steady returns as well as profitability. EPS has also grown steadily with the companies' revenue. Most of these companies have a great cash-to-debt ratio.

Medifast Inc. (MED)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 22.04% and an average ROA of 16.16%; the average profitability has been 9.97% for its operating margin and 6.47% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 25%, supported by revenue that has grown by 23%.

The last reported ROE of 22.67% is outperforming 86% of its competitors while ROA of 16.88% is outperforming 93% of other companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 9/10 with a cash to debt of 431.62 that is above the industry median of 0.98.

The company is engaged in the production, distribution and sales of weight loss and weight management products and other consumable health and diet products. Its product lines include weight loss and management, meal replacement and vitamins.

The company's main investors among the gurus are Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) who holds 6.99% of outstanding shares of the company, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.59% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14%.

LKQ Corp. (LKQ)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 13.40% and an average ROA of 7.59%; the average profitability has been 10.55% for its operating margin and 5.02% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 25%, supported by revenue that has grown by 24%.

The last reported ROE of 14.02% is outperforming 70% of its competitors while ROA of 7.10% is outperforming 72% of other companies in the Global Auto Parts industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 6/10 with cash to debt of 0.08 that is below the industry median of 0.72.

The company provides replacement parts, components and systems needed to repair cars and trucks. It has three operating segments: Wholesale - North America, Wholesale - Europe and Self Service.

David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio), who holds 2.81% of the company's outstanding shares, is the main investor among the gurus followed by Alan Fournier (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.33%, Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.11%, Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.01%, Meridian Funds (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.89% Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.3% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 18.06% and an average ROA of 12.99%; the average profitability has been 27.29% for its operating margin and 17.56% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 25%, supported by revenue that has grown by 22%.

The last reported ROE of 27.72% is outperforming 91% of its competitors while ROA of 16.56% is outperforming 91% of other companies in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 8/10 with no debt.

The company is a developer and provider of software-defined application services designed to ensure that applications delivered over Internet Protocol (IP) networks are available to any user, anywhere, anytime, on any device and on any network.

First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) holds 2.28% of the company's outstanding shares and is the main investor among the gurus followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.07%, Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.69%, Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.31%, Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

NewMarket Corp. (NEU)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 41.53% and an average ROA of 16.52%; the average profitability has been 15.69% for its operating margin and 9.92% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 25%, supported by revenue that has grown by 12%.

The last reported ROE of 56.43% is outperforming 97% of its competitors while ROA of 18.35% is outperforming 94% of other companies in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 6/10 with cash to debt of 0.23 that is below industry median of 0.80.

The company manufactures and sells petroleum additives used in lubricating oils and fuels to enhance performance in machinery, vehicles and other equipment. The petroleum additives market has two products: lubricant additives and fuel additives.

The company's main investors among the gurus are Simons with 0.46% of outstanding shares, Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14% and Murray Stahl (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Randgold Resources Ltd. (GOLD)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 8.67% and an average ROA of 6.84%; the average profitability has been 26.46% for its operating margin and 19.26% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 24%, supported by revenue that has grown by 22%.

The last reported ROE of 6.02% is outperforming 85% of its competitors while ROA of 5.27% is outperforming 89% of other companies in the Global Gold industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 9/10 with cash to debt of 92.23 that is above industry median of 6.58.

The company is engaged in the exploration and development of gold deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The company's main investors among the gurus are First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.53% of outstanding shares, John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.53%, Simons with 0.39%, Dalio with 0.09%, John Hussman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%, Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%, Gabelli with 0.03% and Jones with 0.01%.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 20.63% and an average ROA of 13.56%; the average profitability has been 16.38% for its operating margin and 11.54% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 25%, supported by revenue that has grown by 12%.

The last reported ROE of 15.27% is outperforming 83% of its competitors while ROA of 13.44% is outperforming 92% of other companies in the Global Medical Devices industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 9/10 with no debt.

The company designs, manufactures and markets da Vinci Surgical Systems and related instruments and accessories.

Vanguard Health Care Fund (Trades, Portfolio), with 1.2% of outstanding shares, is the main investor among the gurus followed by Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. with 0.51%, Simons with 0.28%, Samuel Isaly (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.22%, Grantham with 0.2%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02% and Dalio with 0.02%.

Dorman Products Inc. (DORM)

The company during the last 10 years has had an average ROE of 18.60% and an average ROA of 15.44%; the average profitability has been 16.22% for its operating margin and 10.10% for its net margin. Even earnings per share had a strong performance, reporting a 10-year growth rate of 24%, supported by revenue that has grown by 12%.

The last reported ROE of 18.65% is outperforming 80% of its competitors while ROA of 15.32% is outperforming 93% of other companies in the Global Auto Parts industry. Financial strength is rated by GuruFocus as 9/10 with no debt.

The company is a supplier of replacement parts and fasteners for passenger cars, light trucks and heavy-duty trucks in the automotive aftermarket.

The company's main investors among the gurus are Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) who holds 4.11% of outstanding shares, followed by Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.84%, Third Avenue Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32%, Greenblatt with 0.13% and Stahl with 0.09%.

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Tiziano Frateschi
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