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Do you consider a company's top line growth when choosing among names? We ran a screen with this idea in mind.

We screened for those stocks with strong sales trends, comparing growth in revenue to growth in accounts receivable. Since accounts receivable is the portion of revenue not yet received, and there is no guarantee the money will ever be received, the smaller the portion of revenue made up of receivables, the healthier the company's revenue.

We screened for stocks seeing faster growth in revenue than accounts receivable year-over-year, as well as accounts receivable comprising a smaller portion of current assets over the same time period.

We then screened for stocks with strong sales trends by comparing growth in revenue to growth in inventory over the last year. We screened for stocks with positive sales trends, with faster growth in revenue than inventory over the last year. Since inventory represents the portion of goods not yet sold, faster growth in revenue than inventory is considered an encouraging sign.

In order to be pro active during earnings season, we filtered for those stocks that are expected to report earnings in the next week.

For an interactive version of this chart, click on the image below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

Do you think these stocks are poised to move higher? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT): Engages in developing, manufacturing, and selling chemical products worldwide. Market cap at $3.39B, most recent closing price at $74.44.

Revenue grew by 25.32% during the most recent quarter ($455.4M vs. $363.4M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -36.84% during the same time period ($304.8M vs. $482.6M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 35.12% to 23.6% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30).

Revenue grew by 25.32% during the most recent quarter ($455.4M vs. $363.4M y/y). Inventory grew by -32.39% during the same time period ($284.7M vs. $421.1M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 30.65% to 22.05% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30). The company is expected to report earnings on January 31st, 2013.

2. Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG): Develops, manufactures, and supplies products and materials used in processing and manufacturing in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries worldwide. Market cap at $1.33B, most recent closing price at $9.70.

Revenue grew by 6.61% during the most recent quarter ($184.45M vs. $173.01M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 0.16% during the same time period ($111.33M vs. $111.15M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 23.76% to 19.9% during the most recent quarter (comparing 13 weeks ending 2012-09-29 to 13 weeks ending 2011-10-01).

Revenue grew by 6.61% during the most recent quarter ($184.45M vs. $173.01M y/y). Inventory grew by -0.13% during the same time period ($102.82M vs. $102.95M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 22.01% to 18.38% during the most recent quarter (comparing 13 weeks ending 2012-09-29 to 13 weeks ending 2011-10-01). The company is expected to report earnings on January 31st, 2013.

3. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): Operates as an integrated energy company. Market cap at $19.96B, most recent closing price at $58.44.

Revenue grew by 10.23% during the most recent quarter ($9,619M vs. $8,726M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 1.95% during the same time period ($4,244M vs. $4,163M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 55.66% to 52.03% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30).

Revenue grew by 10.23% during the most recent quarter ($9,619M vs. $8,726M y/y). Inventory grew by -19.66% during the same time period ($1,218M vs. $1,516M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 20.27% to 14.93% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30). The company is expected to report earnings on January 30th, 2013.

4. ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICUI): Engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of disposable medical connection systems for use in vascular therapy applications in the United States and internationally. Market cap at $916.69M, most recent closing price at $62.83.

Revenue grew by 6.47% during the most recent quarter ($81.41M vs. $76.46M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -0.13% during the same time period ($53.01M vs. $53.08M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 22.37% to 16.96% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30).

Revenue grew by 6.47% during the most recent quarter ($81.41M vs. $76.46M y/y). Inventory grew by -13.31% during the same time period ($37.59M vs. $43.36M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 18.27% to 12.02% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30). The company is expected to report earnings on January 28th, 2013.

5. Kimball International, Inc. (KBALB): Manufactures and sells electronic assemblies and furniture in the United States and internationally. Market cap at $407.46M, most recent closing price at $10.70.

Revenue grew by 6.49% during the most recent quarter ($288.19M vs. $270.63M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by -1.39% during the same time period ($141.38M vs. $143.38M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 38.68% to 36.46% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30).

Revenue grew by 6.49% during the most recent quarter ($288.19M vs. $270.63M y/y). Inventory grew by -9.65% during the same time period ($125.93M vs. $139.38M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 37.6% to 32.48% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-09-30 to 3 months ending 2011-09-30). The company is expected to report earnings on January 28th, 2013.

Accounting data sourced from Google Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

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