by Portfolio Grader | December 17, 2012 3:02 pm
This week, these five stocks have the best ratings in Sales Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (NYSE: AGM) is a federally chartered instrumentality, which establishes a secondary market for agricultural real estate. AGM also gets A’s in Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. The price of AGM is up 71.7% since the first of the year. This is better than the S&P 500, which has seen a 11.9% increase over the same period. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 7.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGM stock.
Enstar Group (NASDAQ: ESGR) acquires and manages insurance and reinsurance companies in run-off. ESGR also gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Cash Flow. The stock’s current trailing PE Ratio is 7.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESGR stock.
Swisher Hygiene (NASDAQ: SWSH) offers commercial hygiene services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWSH stock.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: REGN) researches, develops and commercializes therapeutics to treat human disorders and conditions. REGN also gets A’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprises, and Equity. Shares of the stock have risen 224.4% since January 1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of REGN stock.
Alto Palermo (NASDAQ: APSA) is a real estate holding company that is primarily involved in acquiring, developing, and operating shopping center properties in Argentina. APSA also gets A’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APSA stock.
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