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5 Companies With High Predictability

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and a wide margin of safety.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

The company has a three-star business predictability rank and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 36% margin of safety at $214 per share.

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The tech company, which manufactures iPhones, Mac computers and the Apple Watch, has a market cap of $963.76 billion and an enterprise value of $977.56 billion. Over the last five years, its revenue has grown 14.20%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock has fallen 2.32% and is currently trading with a price-earnings ratio of 18.18. The share price has been as high as $233.47 and as low as $142 in the last 52 weeks. As of Tuesday, the stock was trading 8.66% below its 52-week high and 50.18% above its 52-week low.

With 5.52% of outstanding shares, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.30% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) 0.17%.

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC)

The company has a 4.5-star business predictability rank and, according to the DCF calculator, a 26% margin of safety at $51.6 per share.

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The tech company has a market cap of $225.58 billion and an enterprise value of $242.45 billion. Over the last five years, its revenue has increased 7.20% and its earnings per share have grown 11.40%.

The stock has gained 9.98% over the last 12 months and shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 11.87 and a price-book ratio of 3.05. The price has been as high as $59.59 and as low as $42.36 in the last 52 weeks. As of Tuesday, the stock was trading 14.55% below its 52-week high and 20.21% above its 52-week low.

With 0.60% of outstanding shares, Fisher is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.54%, Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17% and Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15%.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

The company has a four-star business predictability rank and, according to the DCF calculator, a 37.86% margin of safety at $46.35 per share.

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The cable company has a $210.66 billion market cap and an enterprise value of $315.33 billion. Over the last five years, its revenue has grown 10.90% and its earnings per share have risen 21.30%.

Shares have climbed 27.48% over the last 12 months; the stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 17.69 and a price-book ratio of 2.72. The price has been as high as $46.62 and as low as $32.61 in the last 52 weeks. As of Tuesday, the stock was trading 0.58% below its 52-week high and 41.13% above its 52-week low.

With 1.42% of outstanding shares, Dodge & Cox is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.54% and First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.51%.

Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO)

The company has a four-star business predictability rank and, according to the DCF calculator, a 19% margin of safety at $50.60 per share.

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The company, which provides diabetes care products, has a $125.1 billion market cap and an enterprise value of $123.59 billion. Over the last five years, its revenue has grown 8.60% and its earnings per share have risen 12.2%.

Shares have climbed 8.51% over the past year; the stock is currently trading with a price-earnings ratio of 22.82 and a price-book ratio of 16.04. The price has been as high as $53.55 and as low as $41.23 in the last 52 weeks. As of Tuesday, the stock was trading 1.87% below its 52-week high and 27.46% above its 52-week low.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.95% of outstanding shares, followed by Fisher with 0.63% and Pioneer Investments with 0.08%.

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP)

The company has a three-star business predictability rank and, according to the DCF calculator, a 16.26% margin of safety at $166 per share.

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The railroad company, which operates in the transportation and logistics industry, has a market cap of $115.97 billion and an enterprise value of $142.16 billion. Over the last five years, its revenue has grown 3.40% and its earnings per share have increased 15.50%.

Shares have gained 5.54% over the last 12 months; the stock is currently trading with a price-earnings ratio of 19.55 and a price-book ratio of 6.57. The price has been as high as $180.54 and as low as $128.08 in the last 52 weeks. As of Tuesday, the stock was trading 8.83% below its 52-week high and 28.51% above its 52-week low.

With 0.68% of outstanding shares, Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by First Eagle Investment with 0.48% and Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.39%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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