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6 Stocks Boosting Earnings and Revenue

These companies have increased their profitability

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Oct 03, 2017
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According to GuruFocus' All-In-One Screener, the following companies have boosted their revenues and earnings over the last several years.

WPP PLC ADR (WPPGY) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 8% and a five-year earnings per share (EPS) growth rate of 11%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.2 and has a negative six-month return of 13%.

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The advertising agency has a market cap of $23.55 billion and enterprise value of $30.6 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity (ROE) of 19.26% and return on assets (ROA) of 5.23% are outperforming 68% of the companies in the Global Advertising Agencies industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.38 is below the industry median of 1.81.

The largest shareholders among the gurus are 

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.18% followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05% and Scott Black (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Magna International Inc. Class A (MGA) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 16% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 27%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 8.9 and has a negative six-month return of 23.2%.

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The auto parts supplier has a market cap of $19.67 billion and enterprise value of $23.48 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The ROE of 21.32% and ROA of 9.23% are outperforming 80% of the companies in the Global Auto Parts industry. Financial strength has a rating of 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.19 is below the industry median of 0.59.

The company’s largest shareholders among the gurus are HOTCHKIS & WILEY with 1.29% of outstanding shares followed by

Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%, Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06% and Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR (HMC) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 12% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 15%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 9.3 and has a negative six-month return of 2.9%.

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The auto and motorcycles manufacturer has a market cap of $53.67 billion and enterprise value of $97.81 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. While the ROE of 9.24% is outperforming the sector, ROA of 3.57% is underperforming 50% of the companies in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.32 is below the industry median of 0.59.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is

Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.22% of outstanding shares followed by Simons with 0.16% and HOTCHKIS & WILEY with 0.15%.

Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 5% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 36%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 9.6 and has a negative six-month return of 4.9%.

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With a market cap of $34.98 billion and enterprise value of $41 billion, the company provides air transportation for passengers worldwide.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The ROE of 29.41% and ROA of 7.21% are outperforming 68% of the companies in the Global Airlines industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.33 is below the industry median of 0.51.

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 7.34% of outstanding shares followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) 3.79% and David Tepper (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

TPG Specialty Lending Inc. (TSLX) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 15% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 32%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 9.7 and has a negative six-month return of 10.4%.

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The finance company has a market cap of $1.25 billion and enterprise value of $1.82 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The ROE of 13.67% and ROA of 7.94% are outperforming 70% of the companies in the Global Asset Management industry. Financial strength has a rating of 6 out of 10 with a negative cash-debt ratio of 0.02.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Caxton Associates with 0.06% of outstanding shares followed by

NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02% and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Amkor Technology Inc. (AMKR) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 8% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 8%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 9.7 and has a negative six-month return of 5.4%.

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The semiconductor packaging provider has a market cap of $2.52 billion and enterprise value of $3.5 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The ROE of 19.40% and ROA of 6.32% are outperforming 56% of the companies in the Global Semiconductors industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.42 is below the industry median of 1.76.

Simons is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 1.2% of outstanding shares followed by

Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.75%, Greenblatt with 0.28% and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.19%.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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