5 Top Stocks With A Handsome Net Profit Margin

A healthy net profit margin and solid EPS growth are the two most sought-after elements in a business model.

Apart from these, we have added a few criteria to ensure maximum returns from this strategy.

Screening Parameters

Net Margin 12 months – Most Recent (%) greater than equal to 0: High net profit margin indicates solid profitability.

Percentage Change in EPS F(0)/(F-1) greater than equal to 0: It indicates earnings growth.

Average Broker Rating (1-5) equal to 1: A rating of #1 indicates brokers’ extreme bullishness on the stock.

Zacks Rank less than or equal to 2: Stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or 2 (Buy) generally perform better than their peers in all types of market environment. 

VGM Score of A or B: Our research shows that stocks with a VGM Score of A or B when combined with a Zacks Rank #1 or 2 offer the best upside potential.

Here are five of the 19 stocks that qualified the screen:

Frisco, TX-based Integer Holdings Corporation (ITGR - Free Report) manufactures and develops medical devices and components primarily for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), which depend on it to design, develop and produce intellectual property protected medical device technologies. The stock currently sports a Zacks Rank #1 and has a VGM Score of A.
Moreover, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 grew 2.97% in the last 30 days.

Lisle, IL-based SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC - Free Report) is a producer of metallurgical coke in the Americas. The stock sports a Zacks Rank #1 and has a VGM Score of A. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for fiscal 2018 earnings remained stable at 35 cents per share in the last 30 days.

SHISEIDO CO. LTD. (SSDOY - Free Report) is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacturing and sale of cosmetics, toiletries, beauty products, health foods, beauty foods and pharmaceuticals. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 earnings remained unchanged at $1.68 per share in the last 30 days. The stock sports a Zacks Rank #1 and has a VGM Score of B.

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