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Tiziano Frateschi
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6 Stocks Growing Earnings and Revenue

Signet Jewelers, Penske among companies increasing their profitability

October 11, 2017 | About:

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

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE:SIG) has a five-year annual revenue growth rate of 16% and a five-year annual earnings per share (EPS) growth rate of 13%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.2 and has a negative six-month return of 2.3%.

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The jeweler has a market cap of $3.93 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity (ROE) of 18.59% and return on assets (ROA) of 7.56% are outperforming 77% of companies in the Global Luxury Goods industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.07 is below the industry median of 0.99.

The company's largest shareholder among the gurus is Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.85% of outstanding shares, followed by First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.38%, Tweedy Browne (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.37% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.24%.

Group 1 Automotive Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has a five-year annual revenue growth rate of 13% and a five-year annual EPS growth rate of 9%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 11.1 and has a positive six-month return of 6.9%.

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The used vehicle dealership has a market cap of $1.48 billion and enterprise value of $4.34 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The ROE of 14.48% is outperforming the sector, but the ROA of 3.09% is underperforming 60% of companies in the Global Auto and Truck Dealerships industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.01 is below the industry median of 0.74.

Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus with 1.48% of outstanding shares, followed by Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.79%, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.29% and Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%.

Penske Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE:PAG) has a five-year annual revenue growth rate of 14% and a five-year annual EPS growth rate of 17%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 11 and has a positive six-month return of 5.3%.

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The transportation services company has a market cap of $3.95 billion and enterprise value of $9.51 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. While the ROE of 19.83% is outperforming the sector, the ROA of 4.02% is underperforming 52% of companies in the Global Auto and Truck Dealerships industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.20 is below the industry median of 0.49.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Keeley Asset Management Corp (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.79% of outstanding shares, followed by Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.61% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.43%.

Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) has a five-year annual revenue growth rate of 15% and a five-year annual EPS growth rate of 14%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 11.5 and has a positive six-month return of 30%.

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The auto parts manufacturer has a market cap of $11.81 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The ROE of 32.98% and ROA of 10.18% are outperforming 82% of companies in the Global Auto Parts industry. Financial strength has a rating of 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.61 is below the industry median of 0.74.

With 0.21% of outstanding shares, Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Cohen with 0.2%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06% and Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SBH) has a five-year annual revenue growth rate of 9% and a five-year annual EPS growth rate of 6%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 11.8 and has a positive six-month return of 9%.

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The beauty products retailer has a market cap of $2.5 billion and enterprise value of $4.34 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The ROA of 11.02% and return on capital (ROC) of 51.41% are outperforming 84% of companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry. Financial strength has a rating of 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.03 is below the industry median of 0.99.

The company's largest shareholder among the gurus is Gabelli with 0.71% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons with 0.56%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32%, Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%, Cohen with 0.08% and Ainslie with 0.07%

Argan Inc. (NYSE:AGX) has a five-year annual revenue growth rate of 28% and a five-year annual EPS growth rate of 38%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 12.2 and has a positive six-month return of 3.8%.

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The engineering and construction company has a market cap of $1.04 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The ROE of 29.26% and ROA of 13.92% are outperforming 93% of companies in the Global Engineering and Construction industry. Financial strength has a rating of 9 out of 10 with no debt.

Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder with 8.64% of outstanding shares, followed by John Hussman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16% and Scott Black (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%.

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

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