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Zacks.com featured highlights include: Xylem, Callon Petroleum, United Rentals, Blackstone Group and Atlas Air

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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – June 9, 2021 – Stocks in this week’s article are Xylem Inc. XYL, Callon Petroleum Company CPE, United Rentals, Inc. URI, The Blackstone Group Inc. BX and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. AAWW.

5 Top Stocks with Robust Sales Worth Buying Right Now

Investors often fail to consider sales growth as a dependable metric when it comes to selecting stocks. This might be because of their pre-conceived notion that a company’s stock price is typically sensitive to its earnings momentum. Yet, betting on stocks just depending on such a perception may not be worthwhile.

It must be kept in mind that in cases when companies incur a loss, though briefly, they are valued on the basis of their revenues not earnings, as top-line growth (or decline) is usually an indicator of a company’s future earnings performance. Also, in contrast with price to earnings and price to book value ratios, which can turn negative and cease to be relevant, price-to-sales ratio is available even for firms that have hit choppy waters.

Further, a company can improve earnings by resorting to cost control measures while maintaining stable revenues. However, higher profits can be achieved through steady revenue growth.

A huge sales number does not necessarily convert into profits. So, considering a company’s cash position along with its sales number can prove to be more prudent. Substantial cash in hand and a steady cash flow lend a company more flexibility with respect to business decisions and investments.

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