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5 Stocks With Strong Earnings and Revenue Growth

- By Tiziano Frateschi

According to GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following companies have boosted their revenues and earnings over the last several years.

McKesson Corp. (MCK) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 14% and a five-year earnings per share (EPS) growth rate of 30%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.1 and has a positive six-month return of 5.7%.


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The pharmaceutical drug distributor has a market cap of $32.38 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity (ROE) of 49.57% and return on assets (ROA) of 8.15% are outperforming 93% of companies in the Global Medical Distribution industry. Financial strength has a rating of 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.29 is below the industry median of 0.60.

The company's largest shareholders among gurus are the Vanguard Health Care Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.81% of outstanding shares, Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 1%, Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.56% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.48%.

Gray Television Inc. (GTN-A) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 14% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 70%. The stock is trading with P/E ratio of 7.6 and has a negative six-month return of 3.1%.

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The TV broadcasting company has a market cap of $1.04 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The ROE of 23.49% and ROA of 4.20% are outperforming 54% of companies in the Global Broadcasting-TV industry. Financial strength has a rating of 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.02 is below the industry median of 1.31.

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.04% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons with 0.03%.

Asbury Automotive Group Inc. (ABG) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 18% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 37%. The stock is trading with P/E ratio of 7.8 and has a negative six-month return of 1.2%.

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The automotive dealership has a market cap of $1.24 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The ROE of 60.31% and ROA of 7.01% are outperforming 72% of companies in the Global Auto and Truck Dealerships industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.13 is below the industry median of 0.49.

With 9.1% of outstanding shares, Michael Dell (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.23% and Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.39%.

InterDigital Inc. (IDCC) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 15% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 21%. The stock is trading with P/E ratio of 7.8 and has a negative six-month return of 14.1%.

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The telecom services company has a market cap of $2.51 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The ROE of 48.12% and ROA of 19.60% are outperforming 97% of companies in the Global Telecom Services industry. Financial strength has a rating of 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 3.18 is above the industry median of 0.40.

The company's largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 1.66% of outstanding shares, followed by First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.1%, FPA Capital Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.5%, Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27% and John Hussman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14%.

Itau Unibanco Holding SA ADR (ITUB) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 9% and a five-year EPS growth rate of 16%. The stock is trading with P/E ratio of 8.4 and has a positive six-month return of 15.1%.

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The Brazilian bank has a market cap of $90.17 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The ROE of 23.83% and ROA of 2.19% are outperforming 81% of companies in the Global Banks - Regional - Latin America industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.76 is below the industry median of 2.09.

The company's largest guru shareholders are Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.18% of outstanding shares, Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14%, Dodge & Cox with 0.09% and Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

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

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.