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These 3 Stocks Are Strong Performers

The following stocks have performed very well over the past three months, year and five years.

Further, the following securities have received a recommendation rating of overweight by sell-side analysts in Wall Street increasing the likelihood they will continue to reward their shareholders with positive margins within 52 weeks.

Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has grown 8.5% over the past three months, 43.7% so far this year, 32% over the last 52 weeks and 134% over the past five years through Aug. 30. The company doesn't pay a dividend.

The Stamford, Connecticut-based pay-TV company was trading around $409.59 per share at close on Friday for a market capitalization of $90.72 billion.

The stock has a price-earnings ratio of 69.42, a price-sales ratio of 2.10 and a price-book ratio of 2.62, suggesting, together with the Peter Lynch chart, that the stock is expensive.

GuruFocus assigned a low rating of 3.6 out of 10 for the financial strength and a positive rating of 6 out of 10 for the profitability and growth of the company.

Wall Street issued an overweight recommendation rating with an average target price of $426.74.

Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has climbed 7.1% over the past three months, 38% year to date, 29.3% over the last 52 weeks and 54.5% over the past five years through Aug. 30. The company pays dividends. On Oct. 14, Mondelez will pay 28.5 cents cash quarterly dividend per common share, up 9.62% from the previous one paid on July 12, which generates a 2.06% forward dividend yield versus the industry median of 2.3% as of Aug. 30. The record date is on Sept. 30 and the ex-dividend date is scheduled for Sept. 27.

The East Hanover, New Jersey-based global snack food and beverage products manufacturer and marketer closed at $55.22 on Friday for a market capitalization of $79.64 billion.

The stock has a price-earnings ratio of 21.65, a price-sales ratio of 3.16 and a price-book ratio of 3.07, indicating, together with below Peter Lynch chart, that the stock is not cheap.

GuruFocus assigned a positive rating of 5.1 out of 10 for the financial strength and of 6 out of 10 for the profitability and growth of the company.

Wall Street issued an overweight recommendation rating with an average target price of $61.53.

Chubb Ltd. (NYSE:CB) has gained 5.7% over the past three months, 21% year to date, 15.6% over the last 52 weeks and 46.6% over the past five years through Aug. 30. Currently, the company distributes dividends. Chubb will distribute a 75 cents cash quarterly dividend per common share on Oct. 11 to shareholders of record Sept. 20. The ex-dividend date is Sept. 19. The payment is in line with the previous one which was made on July 12. The distribution produces a forward dividend yield of 1.92% compared to the industry median of 2.96% as of Aug. 30.

Chubb Ltd. is a Swiss insurer and reinsurer which provides its products globally. Shares of the company closed at $156.28 on Friday for a market capitalization of $71.22 billion. It has a price-earnings ratio of 19.18, a price-sales ratio of 2.21 and a price-book ratio of 1.33. These ratios and below chart of Peter Lynch suggest that the stock is not cheap.

GuruFocus assigned a moderate rating of 4 out of 10 for the financial strength and a low rating of 3 out of 10 for the profitability and growth of the company.

Wall Street issued an overweight recommendation rating with an average target price of $159.29.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any securities mentioned.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.