Estimated One-Year EPS Growth F(1)/F(0) greater than 5: This shows earnings growth expectation.
Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or #2 (Buy): No matter whether market conditions are good or bad, stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or 2 have a proven history of success.
VGM Score of A or B: Our research shows that stocks with a VGM Score of ‘A’ or ‘B’ when combined with a Zacks Rank #1 or 2 offer the best upside potential.
Excluding stocks that have a negative or a zero debt-to-equity ratio, here are five of the 17 stocks that made it through the screen.
Darden Restaurants, Inc. DRI: This company is the world’s largest casual dining restaurant and engages in the ownership and operation of casual dining restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. It carries a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed an average positive earnings surprise of 3.35% in the trailing four quarters.
EMCOR Group, Inc. EME: It is one of the leading providers of mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses. EMCOR carries a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed an average positive earnings surprise of 15.45% in the trailing four quarters.