Zacks.com featured highlights Live Nation Entertainment, Fastenal, BigCommerce, Telefonica Brasil and Renesola
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Chicago, IL – January 30, 2023 – Stocks in this week’s article are Live Nation Entertainment LYV, Fastenal FAST, BigCommerce BIGC, Telefonica Brasil VIV and Renesola SOL.
Forget Bargain Hunting: Buy 5 Stocks with Rising P/E
Bargain hunting or chasing stocks with a low price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is among the widely-used investing strategies. Investors believe that the lower the P/E, the higher will be the value of the stock.The logic is simple — a stock’s current market price does not justify its higher earnings and therefore leaves room for upside.
But there is more to this whole P/E story. Because not only low P/E, stocks with a rising P/E can also fetch strong returns. In this regard, investors can bet on the likes of Live Nation Entertainment, Fastenal, BigCommerce, Telefonica Brasil and Renesola.
Rising P/E: An Useful Tool
The concept is that as earnings rise, so should the price of the stock. As forecasts for expected earnings come in higher, strong demand for the stock should continue to push up its prices. After all, astock's P/E gives an indication of how much investors are ready to shell out per dollar of earnings.
Suppose an investor wants to buy a stock with a P/E ratio of 30. This means that he is willing to shell out $30 for only $1 worth of earnings as he expects the earnings of the company to rise at a faster pace in the future, owing to strong fundamentals.
So, if the P/E of a stock is rising steadily, it means that investors are assured of its inherent strength and expect some strong positives out of it.
Also, studies have revealed that stocks have seen their P/E ratios jump over 100% from their breakout point in the cycle. So, if you can pick stocks early in their breakout cycle, you can end up seeing considerable gains.
Here are five out of the 46 stocks:
Live Nation Entertainment: The Zacks Rank #2 company provides live entertainment. It operates through Concerts, Ticketing, and Sponsorship and Advertising segments. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.
The average earnings surprise of LYV for the past four quarters is 9.72%.
Fastenal: Fastenal Company is a national wholesale distributor of industrial and construction supplies. The company distributes its products through more than 3,200 company-owned stores mostly located in North America. FAST has a Zacks Rank #2.
The average earnings surprise of FAST for the past four quarters is 3.34%.
BigCommerce: This Zacks Rank #2 company provides software-as-a-service ecommerce platform.
The average earnings surprise of BIGC of the past four quarters is 4.66%.
Telefonica Brasil: Telefonica Brasil SA is engaged in providing communication, information and entertainment solutions in the telecommunication sector, in the State of Sao Paulo. The company has a Zacks Rank #2.
The average earnings surprise of VIV for the past four quarters is 27.71%.
Renesola: The Zacks Rank #2 company is into the production and sale of solar wafers. Starting 2012, the company expanded its operations into global energy-efficient products and services business and downstream solar power projects in overseas markets.
The average earnings surprise of SOL for the past four quarters is 70.84%.
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