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5 Stocks With Strong Operating Margin Growth — DHI CALL ICA SWHC VR

The best picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   

This week, these five stocks have the best ratings in Operating Margin Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

D.R. Horton (NYSE: DHI) builds and sells homes in the United States, as well as provides mortgage financing and title agency services to homebuyers. DHI also gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth. Since January 1, DHI has jumped 54.8%. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 12% increase over the same period. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DHI stock.

magicJack (NASDAQ: CALL) provides voice over Internet protocol services over various platforms. CALL also gets A’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprises, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CALL stock.

Empresas ICA S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ICA) offers engineering and construction services. ICA also gets A’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, and Sales Growth. The price of ICA is up 91.7% since the first of the year. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ICA stock.

Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ: SWHC) provides products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. SWHC gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprises, Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth as well. Since January 1, SWHC has jumped 122.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWHC stock.

Validus Holdings (NYSE: VR) provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property and marine markets. VR gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprises, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth as well. The stock’s current trailing PE Ratio is 6.70. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VR stock.

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