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Tiziano Frateschi
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6 Stocks Beating the Market

Ansys, Ameriprise among companies that have outperformed the S&P 500 over the past year

October 24, 2017 | About:

According to GuruFocus' All-In-One Guru Screener, the following stocks have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the past 12 months and were bought by gurus during the last quarter.

With a market cap of $23.11 billion, Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 40.5% over the past 12 months.

Its shares are trading with a price-book (P/B) ratio of 3.71. According to the discounted cash flow (DCF) calculator, the stock is overpriced by 64% at $154.12 per share. The stock price is 78.69% above its 52-week low and 0.12% below its 52-week high.

The asset management firm has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. While its return on equity (ROE) of 21.61% is outperforming the sector, its return on assets (ROA) of 0.99% is underperforming 56% of the other companies in the Global Asset Management industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.44.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.05% of outstanding shares followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%, Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%, Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02% and First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

America Movil SAB de CV ADR (AMX) has a market cap of $63.25 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 43.2% over the past 12 months.

Its shares are trading with a P/B ratio of 6.91. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 142% at $19.24 per share. The stock price is 74.59% above its 52-week low and 1.33% below its 52-week high.

The telecom company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. Its ROE of 21.86% and ROA of 3.22% are outperforming 56% of the other companies in the Global Telecom Services industry. Financial strength has a rating of 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.11 is below the industry median of 0.37.

Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 0.18% of outstanding shares followed by Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. with 0.14% and Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

With a market cap of $13.9 billion, Arista Networks Inc. (ANET) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 114% over the past 12 months.

Its shares are trading with a P/B ratio of 49.79. According to the DCF calculator the company looks overpriced by 365% at $191.68 per share. The stock price is 142.48% above its 52-week low and 2.34% below its 52-week high.

The cloud networking solutions provider has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. Its ROE of 26.20% and ROA of 17.02% are outperforming 94% of other companies in the Global Computer Systems industry. Financial strength has a rating of 8 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 29.09 is below the industry median of 1.44.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.54% of outstanding shares followed by Simons with 0.12% and Greenblatt with 0.06%.

With a market cap of $11.1 billion, Ansys Inc. (ANSS) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 23.4% over the past 12 months.

Its shares are trading with a P/B ratio of 5.11. According to the DCF calculator the company looks overpriced by 48% at $130.94 per share. The stock price is 59.14% above its 52-week low and 1.36% below its 52-week high.

The software company has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. Its ROE of 12.31% and ROA of 9.85% are outperforming 67% of other companies in the Global Software - Application industry. Financial strength has a rating of 9 out of 10 with no debts.

Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 3.09% of outstanding shares followed by Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.81%, Simons with 0.16% and Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

Apollo Global Management LLC Class A (APO) has a market cap of $13.11 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 71% over the past 12 months.

Its shares are trading with a P/B ratio of 13.65. According to the DCF calculator the company looks overpriced by 17% at $32.03 per share. The stock price is 81.78% above its 52-week low and 1.36% below its 52-week high.

The asset management company has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. Its ROE of 51.57% and ROA of 8.66% are outperforming 66% of other companies in the Global Asset Management industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 1.67.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) with 8.32% of outstanding shares followed by Simons with 0.21%, Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.18% and Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14%.

With a market cap of $13.08 billion, Arconic Inc. (ARNC) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 19.3% over the past 12 months.

Its shares are trading with a P/B ratio of 2.10. The price is 62.21% above its 52-week low and 11.47% below its 52-week high.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. Its ROE of 19.40% and ROA of 5.64% are outperforming 65% of other companies in the Global Diversified Industrials industry. Financial strength has a rating of 4 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.26 that is below the industry median of 1.05.

Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 10.62% of outstanding shares followed by First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.28% and Steven Romick (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.16%.

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

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