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A Trio of Stocks That Have Grown Revenues Fast

Shareholders of S&P 500 index funds have experienced a 4.1% annual growth in revenue per share over the past five years through Dec. 31, 2019. The price of the S&P 500 index increased by almost 47% over the past five years through June 19.

Thus, investors may want to consider the following stocks, as they have beaten the S&P 500 index in terms of higher five-year revenue per share growth rates.


James Hardie Industries PLC

The first company to consider is James Hardie Industries PLC (NYSE:JHX). The Irish global supplier of building materials saw its revenue per share grow by a yearly average of 10.5% over the past five years.

The share price was trading at $18.33 at close on Friday for a market capitalization of $11.83 billion and a 52-week range of $8.98 to $22.13.

GuruFocus assigned the company a moderate financial strength rating of 4 out of 10 and a high profitability rating of 8 out of 10.

Wall Street sell-side analysts have recommended an overweight rating for this stock.

Pricesmart Inc

The second company to consider is Pricesmart Inc (NASDAQ:PSMT).

The San Diego, California-based owner and operator of discount chain stores in Central America and Colombia saw its revenue per share grow by 4.5% on average every year over the past five years.

The share price was trading at $57.03 at close on Friday for a market capitalization of $1.75 billion and a 52-week range of $41.15 to $79.9.

GuruFocus assigned a good rating of 7 out of 10 for both the company's financial strength and its profitability.

Wall Street sell-side analysts issued a hold recommendation rating for this stock.

Cabot Microelectronics Corp

The third company to consider is Cabot Microelectronics Corp (NASDAQ:CCMP).

The Aurora, Illinois-based supplier of equipment and materials to the semiconductors industry saw its revenue per share grow by 14.1% on average every year over the past five years.

The share price was trading at $138.91 at close on Friday for a market capitalization of $4.04 billion and a 52-week range of $85.26 to $169.13.

GuruFocus assigned the company a positive financial strength rating of 5 out of 10 and a high profitability rating of 9 out of 10.

Wall Street sell-side analysts recommended a hold rating for this stock.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any securities mentioned in this article.

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