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6 Stocks Outperforming the Market

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following stocks have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the past 12 months.

American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) has a market cap of $98.81 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.88% over the past year.

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Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 14.52. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the stock is undervalued with a 3.15% margin of safety at $117.60. As of Monday, the price was 32.13% above the 52-week low and 9.03% below the 52-week high.

The credit card company has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 31.12% and return on assets of 3.64% are outperforming 64% of companies in the Credit Services industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.44 is below the industry median of 0.19.

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 17.66% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 2.23% and Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.37%.

With a market cap of $97.87 billion, Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has outperformed the S&P 500 by 29.38% over the past 12 months.

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Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 73.82. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 592% at $441. As of Monday, the price was 59.81% above the 52-week low and 0.04% below the 52-week high.

The American cable company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 3.73% and return on assets of 0.93% are underperforming 58% of companies in the Communication Services industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.01 is below the industry median of 0.29.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Dodge & Cox with 5.31% of outstanding shares, followed by Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.54%.

Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO) has a market cap of $95.74 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 14.04% over the past year.

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Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 24. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 105% at $162.16. As of Monday, the price was 21% above the 52-week low and 7.70% below the 52-week high.

The premium spirits manufacturer has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 34.25% and return on assets of 10.18% are outperforming 80% of companies in the Beverages - Alcoholic industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.08 is below the industry median of 0.59.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.23% of outstanding shares, followed by Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.10% and Fisher with 0.04%.

With a market cap of $96 billion, Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has outperformed the S&P 500 by 14.42% over the past 12 months.

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Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 27.9. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 158% at $78.60 per share. As of Monday, the price was 13.84% above the 52-week low and 58.52% below the 52-week high.

The company, which develops wireless technology, has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 46.92% and return on assets of 8.79% are outperforming 77% of companies in the Semiconductors industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.87 is below the industry median of 1.41.

PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 2.30% of outstanding shares, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 1.53% and the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.51%.

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) has a market cap of $85.64 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 5.15% over the past 12 months.

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Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 6.60. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued with a 39% margin of safety at $51 per share. As of Monday, the price was 13.91% above the 52-week low and 20.61% below the 52-week high.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 32.51% and return on assets of 15.27% are outperforming 95% of companies in the Metals and Mining industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.63 is below the industry median of 48.29.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Fisher with 0.62% of outstanding shares, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.03%.

With a market cap of $80.07 billion, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYSE:FIS) has outperformed the S&P 500 by 16.97% over the past 12 months.

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Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 55.76. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 135% at $129 per share. As of Monday, the price was 38.54% above the 52-week low and 7.35% below the 52-week high.

The payment processing services provider has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 7.45% and return on assets of 2.94% are underperforming 52% of companies in the Business Services industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.54 is below the industry median of 0.65.

Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.34% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons' firm with 0.25%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09% and Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

Disclosure: I do not own any of the stocks mentioned.

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