By Michael Kaye, CFA
It's always nice to find investing candidates with solid track records in earnings growth. Companies with steadily rising sales are worthy of consideration as well. And so are outfits with a good history of gains in return on equity.
How about some names that fit all three descriptions? That's the theme of this week's screen. We looked for companies that have recorded gains in earnings per share, sales, and return on equity in each of the last five years.
When we ran the numbers, these 16 names emerged:
Kaye is a portfolio services analyst for Standard & Poor's