This week, these five stocks have the best ratings in Operating Margin Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.
Western Alliance Bancorp. (NYSE: WAL) provides a range of banking and related services to businesses, professional firms, real estate developers and investors, local nonprofit organizations, high net worth individuals, and consumers. WAL gets an A in Earnings Growth. Shares of WAL have increased 48.1% since the first of the year. This is better than S&P 500′s 10.2% increase for the same time period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WAL stock.
Dana Holding (NYSE: DAN) is a supplier of axle, driveshaft, structural, sealing and thermal management products for global vehicle manufacturers. DAN also gets A’s in Equity and Cash Flow. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.1. Shares of the company have risen 11.9% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DAN stock.
Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR) provides the communications services and digital content marketplaces with multi-channel transaction management solutions. SNCR also gets A’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum. SNCR shares have grown 38.7% since the start of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SNCR stock.
8×8 Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) develops and markets telecommunication services and technology for Internet protocol, telephony and video applications as well as web-based conferencing and unified communications services. EGHT also gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprises, and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have risen 64.7% since January 1. The stock’s current trailing PE Ratio is 4.8. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EGHT stock.
Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ: VRTS) provides investment management products and services to individuals and institutions in the United States. VRTS gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth as well. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 5. Since January 1, shares of VRTS have grown 8.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VRTS stock.
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