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Alberto Abaterusso
Alberto Abaterusso
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These Stocks Are Outperforming the S&P 500

Molina Healthcare, MMA Capital have had strong performances over the past several years

June 13, 2019 | About:

The following stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 Index over the past several years. The benchmark for the U.S. stock market increased 2.4% over the past month, 14.9% so far this year, 3.8% over the last year and 39% over the past three years.

What’s more, these stocks have a price-earnings ratio of less than 15, a price-book ratio of less than 1 and a price-sales ratio lower than 1.5, increasing the likelihood of finding a security that is undervalued by the market.

Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has climbed 15% over the past month, 27.3% so far this year, 53.7% over the last 52 weeks and 195.8% over the past three years through June 12.

The Long Beach, California-based health care plans company was trading around $147.91 per share at close on Wednesday for a market capitalization of $9.26 billion. The stock has a price-earnings ratio of 12.40 versus the industry median of 19.79 and a price-sales ratio of 0.54 compared to the industry median of 0.73.

Molina Healthcare doesn’t pay a dividend.

The Peter Lynch chart suggests the stock is undervalued.

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Wall Street issued an overweight recommendation rating for shares of Molina Healthcare with an average target price of $161.29, which represents 9% upside from the closing price on Wednesday. The overweight recommendation rating means the stock is expected to continue outperforming the market over the next 12 months.

GuruFocus assigned a financial strength rating of 7 out of 10 and a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10.

MMA Capital Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MMAC) has gained 7.8% over the past month, 37% year to date, 28.5% over the last 52 weeks and 97.3% over the past three years through June 12.

Shares of the Baltimore-based debt investment company closed at $34.50 on Wednesday for a market capitalization of $203.01 million. The company acquires debt issued by renewable energy infrastructure and real estate companies. The stock has a price-earnings ratio of 4.78 versus an industry median of 12.36 and a price-book ratio of 0.93 compared to the industry median of 1.11.

MMA Capital doesn’t pay a dividend.

The Peter Lynch chart suggests the stock is cheap.

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Additionally, GuruFocus assigned a financial strength rating of 4 out of 10 and a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any securities mentioned.

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Alberto Abaterusso
I am a contributor at GuruFocus. I primarily write about gold, silver and precious metals mining industries. My articles have also been widely linked by popular sites, including MarketWatch, Financial Times, 24hGold, Investopedia, Financial.org, CNBS, MSN Money, Zachs, Reuters and others. I hold a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Università degli Studi di Bari (Italy), Aldo Moro. I am based in The Netherlands.

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