14 Rallying Stocks With Excellent Management Teams

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The following is a list of stocks in rally mode, i.e. trading above the 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages.

The management teams mentioned below have all outperformed their industry over the last twelve months, when comparing the Return on Equity (ROE), Return on Assets (ROA), and Return on Invested Capital (ROI) ratios.

Given the management performance of these names, is this the time to load-up with these stock? Or are we too late for this rally? Full details below.

Management data and industry comps sourced from Fidelity, short float and performance data sourced from Finviz.

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1. Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (ENDP): Drug Manufacturers - Other Industry. Market cap of $3.97B. The stock is currently 3.99% above its 20-day MA, 3.08% above its 50-day MA, and 19.24% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 20.15% vs. industry average at 16.94%. TTM return on assets at 12.09% vs. industry average at 7.96%. TTM return on investments at 16.23% vs. industry average at 13.04%. Short float at 5.43%, which implies a short ratio of 5.65 days. The stock has gained 50.9% over the last year.

2. Flushing Financial Corp. (FFIC): Savings & Loans Industry. Market cap of $458.29M. The stock is currently 1.47% above its 20-day MA, 2.46% above its 50-day MA, and 14.04% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 10.14% vs. industry average at 0.99%. TTM return on assets at 0.91% vs. industry average at -0.11%. TTM return on investments at 3.60% vs. industry average at -0.65%. Short float at 3.47%, which implies a short ratio of 12.08 days. The stock has gained 20.54% over the last year.

3. Grupo Aeroportuario Del Sureste SA de CV (ASR): Air Services, Other Industry. Market cap of $1.62B. The stock is currently 3.34% above its 20-day MA, 0.63% above its 50-day MA, and 10.12% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 9.0% vs. industry average at 5.57%. TTM return on assets at 7.35% vs. industry average at 4.15%. TTM return on investments at 7.87% vs. industry average at 1.52%. Short float at 1.79%, which implies a short ratio of 3.4 days. The stock has gained 5.06% over the last year.

4. Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $1.31B. The stock is currently 16.25% above its 20-day MA, 30.43% above its 50-day MA, and 82.04% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 26.38% vs. industry average at 23.62%. TTM return on assets at 16.38% vs. industry average at 8.80%. TTM return on investments at 20.13% vs. industry average at 13.59%. Short float at 2.99%, which implies a short ratio of 1.97 days. The stock has gained 222.97% over the last year.

5. IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP): Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits Industry. Market cap of $2.68B. The stock is currently 26.2% above its 20-day MA, 50.28% above its 50-day MA, and 122.56% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 19.52% vs. industry average at 9.33%. TTM return on assets at 14.74% vs. industry average at 5.87%. TTM return on investments at 17.60% vs. industry average at 9.28%. Short float at 4.43%, which implies a short ratio of 3.93 days. The stock has gained 261.95% over the last year.

6. Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC): Food - Major Diversified Industry. Market cap of $1.59B. The stock is currently 1.11% above its 20-day MA, 2.91% above its 50-day MA, and 11.15% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 21.47% vs. industry average at 17.02%. TTM return on assets at 17.78% vs. industry average at 6.97%. TTM return on investments at 21.21% vs. industry average at 10.30%. Short float at 12.1%, which implies a short ratio of 23.5 days. The stock has gained 2.35% over the last year.

7. Mercer International Inc. (MERC): Paper & Paper Products Industry. Market cap of $585.66M. The stock is currently 27.38% above its 20-day MA, 53.39% above its 50-day MA, and 124.7% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 50.74% vs. industry average at 9.47%. TTM return on assets at 7.41% vs. industry average at 4.12%. TTM return on investments at 8.53% vs. industry average at 5.50%. Short float at 5%, which implies a short ratio of 3.29 days. The stock has gained 251.03% over the last year.

8. PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT): REIT - Residential Industry. Market cap of $319.1M. The stock is currently 4.16% above its 20-day MA, 5.71% above its 50-day MA, and 14.26% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 7.61% vs. industry average at 0.89%. TTM return on assets at 5.63% vs. industry average at 1.49%. TTM return on investments at 5.82% vs. industry average at 1.63%. Short float at 2.77%, which implies a short ratio of 2.32 days. The stock has gained 22.96% over the last year.

9. PH Glatfelter Co. (GLT): Paper & Paper Products Industry. Market cap of $561.79M. The stock is currently 3.84% above its 20-day MA, 2.63% above its 50-day MA, and 5.39% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 10.59% vs. industry average at 9.47%. TTM return on assets at 4.13% vs. industry average at 4.12%. TTM return on investments at 6.45% vs. industry average at 5.50%. Short float at 4.67%, which implies a short ratio of 8.64 days. The stock has lost -6.56% over the last year.

10. Rockville Financial Inc. (RCKB): Regional - Northeast Banks Industry. Market cap of $314.17M. The stock is currently 5.71% above its 20-day MA, 16.52% above its 50-day MA, and 33.05% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 7.73% vs. industry average at 0.99%. TTM return on assets at 0.78% vs. industry average at -0.11%. TTM return on investments at 2.91% vs. industry average at -0.65%. Short float at 7.74%, which implies a short ratio of 17.61 days. The stock has gained 54.07% over the last year.

11. Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB): Shipping Industry. Market cap of $603.28M. The stock is currently 1.33% above its 20-day MA, 3.79% above its 50-day MA, and 16.54% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 50.19% vs. industry average at 5.07%. TTM return on assets at 14.31% vs. industry average at 3.51%. TTM return on investments at 15.85% vs. industry average at 2.88%. Short float at 1.95%, which implies a short ratio of 2.82 days. The stock has gained 23.28% over the last year.

12. Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR): Sporting Goods Industry. Market cap of $327.44M. The stock is currently 13.79% above its 20-day MA, 15.61% above its 50-day MA, and 18.99% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 27.33% vs. industry average at 16.92%. TTM return on assets at 19.51% vs. industry average at 9.05%. TTM return on investments at 27.33% vs. industry average at 12.94%. Short float at 15.08%, which implies a short ratio of 23.63 days. The stock has gained 52.13% over the last year.

13. Targacept, Inc. (TRGT): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $767.82M. The stock is currently 6.58% above its 20-day MA, 6.38% above its 50-day MA, and 22.09% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 12.58% vs. industry average at -32.37%. TTM return on assets at 3.87% vs. industry average at -1.84%. TTM return on investments at 12.21% vs. industry average at -6.48%. Short float at 3.17%, which implies a short ratio of 8.5 days. The stock has gained 41.35% over the last year.

14. Tompkins Financial Corporation. (TMP): Regional - Northeast Banks Industry. Market cap of $441.51M. The stock is currently 1.47% above its 20-day MA, 2.27% above its 50-day MA, and 5.58% above its 200-day MA. TTM return on equity at 12.68% vs. industry average at 10.69%. TTM return on assets at 1.05% vs. industry average at 0.79%. TTM return on investments at 5.0% vs. industry average at 3.41%. Short float at 4.65%, which implies a short ratio of 27.78 days. The stock has gained 17.05% over the last year.

 

 



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