Five Sector ETFs & Stocks With Revenue Growth Potential

The company develops, markets, and distributes generic versions of branded pharmaceutical products in the U.S. The shares are great value plays with a Zacks Value Score of ‘A.’ The stock hails from a sector which in the top 16%. The company saw 48.6% annual sales growth in its last financial year and has a P/S ratio of 2.92 times, which is quite compelling in the space.


Retail Wholesale

Market Vectors Retail ETF (RTH)

A rebound in the U.S. economy, improved consumer confidence and low energy prices should perk up the retail sector. The sector has the second-best sales projection of 5.5%. As a result, the Zacks Rank #1 RTH should be closely watched (read: 6 ETFs to Play in Q1).

Nautilus Inc. (NLS)

Nautilus along with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sources, and markets cardiovascular, and strength and nutrition fitness equipment, as well as the related accessories. The underlying sector of the stock is in the top 9%. The stock has a momentum score of ‘A’. The company has seen annual sales growth of 25.43%, with a P/S of 1.78.

Utilities 

First Trust Utilities Alphadex Fund (FXU)

The Utilities sector is expected to post 4.1% revenue growth in Q4. Plus, the subdued U.S. Treasury yields in spite of the Fed liftoff and the latest surge in risk-off trade sentiments should support the sector. Investors thus can a take a look at the Zacks Rank #3 ETF FXU.

Calpine Corp (CPN)

Calpine Corporation is a wholesale power generation company of North America. Its revenues grew 27.4% in the last fiscal year and the stock currently has a P/S of 0.68 times.

Consumer Discretionary

PowerShares Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment Portfolio (PEJ)
 
The Consumer discretionary sector is projected to register 1.8% revenue growth in Q4. With the job market strengthening, consumers are likely to splurge on leisure and entertainment activities and products. Plus, According to Equity Clock, seasonal strength for this sector stretches from October 17 to April 12. PEJ has a Zacks ETF Rank #3 (Hold) with a Medium risk outlook (read: 5 ETFs to Profit from the Oil Collapse).

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN)

Francesca's offers fashion apparel, accessories, and gifts targeted at women. Its revenues expanded 10.92% in the last fiscal year and it has a P/S ratio of 1.69 times. This is a high momentum stock with a score of ‘A’ though it provides moderate value also with a score of ‘C’.

Technology 

Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (PNQI)

In the technology sector, Internet stocks and the related ETFs deserve special mention, with strength in the software/Internet spaces marred somewhat by weakness in the hardware and semi-conductor industries. Expected revenue growth for the tech space is 1.2%. PNQI has a Zacks ETF Rank #2 (Buy) (read: Internet ETFs to Buy After the Latest Sell-Off).

Upland Software Inc. (UPLD)

Upland Software offers cloud-based enterprise work management software. Its industry is in the top 25% space at the time of writing. Its previous yearly revenue growth was 56.76% and P/S ratio is 1.58 times. 

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