Stocks with Increasing Sales and Profit Margins - Screen of the Week
- 12 Month Trailing Sales Growth (Current / 1 Quarter Ago) greater than their relevant Industry median (Looking for the top companies in their industries.)
- Current Net Margin greater than or equal to 5 Yr. Avg. Net Margin (Steady to increasing Net Profits is what we're after.)
- Current Net Margin greater than or equal to Net Margin from 1 Quarter Ago (If a company's profit margin fell last quarter, there's a chance it might fall yet again. So we're excluding those companies whose margins fell in the previous quarter.)
- Zacks Rank equal to 1 (Strong Buy)
(Only the top Zacks Ranked stocks can get thru.)
DDS Dillard's, Inc.
PNRA Panera Bread Company
PNFP Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc.
RGR Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. Sign up now for your 2 week free trial to the Research Wizard and start adding these values to your own screening strategies. Or start following this screen's winning picks in your own portfolio. Don't wait. Learn how today. Disclosure: Officers, directors and/or employees of Zacks Investment Research may own or have sold short securities and/or hold long and/or short positions in options that are mentioned in this material. An affiliated investment advisory firm may own or have sold short securities and/or hold long and/or short positions in options that are mentioned in this material. Disclosure: Performance information for Zacks' portfolios and strategies are available at: http://www.zacks.com/performance.