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6 Stocks Outperforming the Market

- By Tiziano Frateschi

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

Ferrari NV (RACE) has a market cap of $33.73 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 5.64% over the past 12 months.


Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 29.52. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the stock is overpriced by 167.73% at $135. The price is currently 48.07% above its 52-week low and 7.27% below its 52-week high.

The luxury sports car manufacturer has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 75.86% and return on assets of 17.56% are outperforming 94% of companies in the Auto Manufacturers industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.41 is below the industry median of 0.61.

Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.93% of outstanding shares, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.05%.

With a market cap of $222.63 million, Value Line Inc. (VALU) has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.87% over the past year.

Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 22.35. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 108.89% at $23.69 per share. The price is currently 38.38% above its 52-week low and 22.68% below its 52-week high.

The investment research and financial publishing company has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 22.76% and return on assets of 11.84% are outperforming 82% of companies in the publishing industry. Its financial strength is rated 9 out of 10 with no debt.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.36% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons' firm with 0.15% and Jeff Ubben (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. (HPP) has a market cap of $5.37 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.31% over the past 12 months.

Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 55.91. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 421.97% at $34.66. The price is currently 27.80% above its 52-week low and 3.88% below its 52-week high.

The real estate investment trust has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 2.70% and return on assets of 1.49% are underperforming 80 of companies in the REIT - Office industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.02 is above the industry median of 0.06.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 1.30% of outstanding shares, followed by Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.34% and Pioneer Investments with 0.05%.

With a market cap of $143.03 million, Hawthorn Bancshares Inc. (HWBK) has outperformed the S&P 500 by 7.94% over the past year.

Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 13.12. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 24.39% at $23.7 per share. The price is currently 17.43% above its 52-week low and 17.04% below its 52-week high.

The financial holding company has a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. While the return on equity of 11.40% is outperforming the sector, the return on assets of 0.74% is underperforming 64% of companies in the Banks - Regional - U.S. industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.25 is below the industry median of 1.43.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (LTS) has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.71% over the past 12 months. The company has a market cap of $581.42 million.

Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 2.92. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued with a 96.35% of margin of safety at $3.91 per share. As of Monday, the price was 81.86% above its 52-week low and 2.49% below its 52-week high.

The diversified financial services provider has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. While the return on equity of -0.08% is underperforming the sector, the return on assets of 4.68% is outperforming 64% of companies in the Capital Markets industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.72 is below the industry median of 5.11.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 0.23% of outstanding shares.

Alliant Energy Corp. (LNT) has a market cap of $10.98 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 4.97% over the past year.

Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 21.23. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 54.39% at $46.24 per share. The price is currently 20.98% above its 52-week low and 3.49% below its 52-week high.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 11.68% and return on assets of 3.54% are outperforming 54% of companies in the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.30 is below the industry median of 0.37.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 1.14% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.53%, Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02% and Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

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

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