(VIANEWS) – NORBIT (NORBT.OL), SPAREBANKEN ØST (SPOG.OL), ASML HOLDING (ASML.AS) are the highest sales growth and return on equity stocks on this list.
Here is a list of stocks with an above 5% expected next quarter sales growth, and a 3% or higher return on equity. May these stocks be a good medium-term investment option?
1. NORBIT (NORBT.OL)
33.5% sales growth and 19.45% return on equity
NORBIT ASA provides technology products and solutions. It operates through three segments: Oceans, Connectivity, and Product Innovation and Realization. The company designs and develops wideband multibeam sonars used for hydrographic and forward-looking applications, as well as for detection of advanced subsea leakage; and provides cable assemblies, electromechanical box builds, and business solutions. It also offers sensors and sensor platforms used for monitoring, detection, and reporting tasks; GuardPoint, a surveillance sonar used to detect underwater intruders; SafePoint that use to detect navigational obstacles; NORTrace, a software that simulates and graphs the underwater propagation of various sonar; SeaCOP software system for monitoring, detection, and emergency response for maritime and offshore operations; and security solutions for defense. In addition, the company provides high power underwater lights, power cabinets, and other sensor solutions for aquaculture industry. Further, it offers dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) technology for intelligent traffic systems and truck applications; global navigation satellite systems-based tolling and DSRC devices, and connectivity modules for smart tachographs; desktop readers; roadside units; and reclosable fasteners. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Trondheim, Norway.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, NORBIT has a trailing twelve months EPS of kr1.29.
NORBIT has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 28.29. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing kr28.29 for every norwegian krone of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 19.45%.
2. SPAREBANKEN ØST (SPOG.OL)
20.9% sales growth and 6.25% return on equity
Sparebanken Øst operates as a savings bank in Eastern Norway. The company offers financial products, such as savings, credit, and payment products; mortgages on homes; and debenture financing for second-hand cars, as well as services in the areas of financing, savings and investment, and money-transfer. It also distributes insurance, fund shares, interest rate hedging, and currency, as well as operates, manages, leases, and sells real estate properties. The company was founded in 1843 and is headquartered in Drammen, Norway.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, SPAREBANKEN ØST has a trailing twelve months EPS of kr6.62.
SPAREBANKEN ØST has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 7.64. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing kr7.64 for every norwegian krone of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 6.25%.
SPAREBANKEN ØST’s sales growth is 10% for the present quarter and 20.9% for the next.
According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Mar 25, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 3.85 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 7.43%.
Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 6.9%, now sitting on 691.4M for the twelve trailing months.
Today’s last reported volume for SPAREBANKEN ØST is 14854 which is 8.47% below its average volume of 16229.
3. ASML HOLDING (ASML.AS)
17.9% sales growth and 59.35% return on equity
ASML Holding N.V. develops, produces, markets, sells, and services advanced semiconductor equipment systems consisting of lithography, metrology, and inspection systems for memory and logic chipmakers. The company provides extreme ultraviolet lithography systems; and deep ultraviolet lithography systems comprising immersion and dry lithography solutions to manufacture various range of semiconductor nodes and technologies. It also offers metrology and inspection systems, including YieldStar optical metrology solutions to assess the quality of patterns on the wafers; and HMI e-beam solutions to locate and analyze individual chip defects. In addition, the company provides computational lithography and lithography process and control software solutions; and refurbishes and upgrades older lithography systems, as well as offers customer support and associated services. It operates in Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, China, rest of Asia, the Netherlands, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the United States. The company was formerly known as ASM Lithography Holding N.V. and changed its name to ASML Holding N.V. in 2001. ASML Holding N.V. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, ASML HOLDING has a trailing twelve months EPS of €13.88.
ASML HOLDING has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 43.26. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing €43.26 for every euro of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 59.35%.
4. AIRBUS (AIR.PA)
10.8% sales growth and 53.48% return on equity
Airbus SE engages in the designing, manufacturing, and delivering aerospace products, services, and solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: Airbus, Airbus Helicopters, and Airbus Defence and Space. The Airbus segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells commercial jet aircraft of approximately 100 seats; and regional turboprop aircraft and aircraft components, as well as provides aircraft conversion and related services. The Airbus Helicopters segment engages in the development, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of civil and military helicopters; and provision of helicopter related services. The Airbus Defence and Space segment designs, develops, delivers, and supports military aircraft, such as combat, mission, transport, tanker aircraft, and their associated services; and offers unmanned aerial systems. This segment also offers civil and defense space systems for telecommunications, earth observations, navigation, science, and orbital systems; missile systems; and space launcher systems, as well as services around data processing from platforms, secure communication, and cyber security. The company was formerly known as Airbus Group SE and changed its name to Airbus SE in April 2017. Airbus SE was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, AIRBUS has a trailing twelve months EPS of €-0.38.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 53.48%.
Growth Estimates Quarters
The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 203.4% and 0.7%, respectively.
5. KONGSBERG GRUPPEN (KOG.OL)
10.8% sales growth and 20.54% return on equity
Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, together with its subsidiaries, provides high-tech systems and solutions primarily to customers in the maritime and defense markets. The company operates through three segments, Kongsberg Maritime (KM), and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace(KDA), and Kongsberg Digital (KDI). The KM segment offers solutions and systems for bridge and control systems, which include dynamic positioning, propulsion control, and navigation, as well as automation systems; energy solutions and ship design services; and propellers, thrusters, water jet systems, and systems for offshore manoeuvring of maritime vessels. This segment also provides winches for mooring, anchor handling, and special systems for offshore vessels, tugs, marine vessels, and various other classes of vessel, as well as cranes; hydro-acoustics; autonomous underwater vessels and solutions for autonomous maritime vessels; and products related to fisheries, systems for underwater mapping, and sensors and solutions for specialist vessels. The KDA segment offers various systems and services to the defense industry. It offers air defense and combat systems, sonars, and navigation for marine vessels and submarines, as well as integrated command and control systems; remote tower solutions for airports; remote control weapon stations for land-based vehicles and marine vessels; products for military tactical communication; naval strike and air-to-surface missiles; and lightweight composite and titanium components for F-35 combat aircraft. This segment also provides components and services to the space industry, as well as port monitoring systems; and maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. The KDI segment focuses on digitalization within the oil and gas, wind, and merchant marine markets. The company operates primarily in Norway, Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia, and Africa. Kongsberg Gruppen ASA was founded in 1814 and is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, KONGSBERG GRUPPEN has a trailing twelve months EPS of kr13.71.
KONGSBERG GRUPPEN has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 29.99. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing kr29.99 for every norwegian krone of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 20.54%.