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The following is a list of stocks in an uptrend, i.e. trading above their 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages. These are all quality companies, defined by the following screen:

  • All stocks have market caps above $2.0B
  • Each company reported trailing twelve month ROE and ROA above 10%
  • All of these companies have sufficient liquidity, i.e. current ratios above 1.0
  • Analyst project EPS growth above 10% over the next 5 years for all of these companies

In addition, these stocks are all undervalued relative to their industries (based on trailing twelve month P/E and P/S ratios).

Valuation metrics sourced from Reuters.com, and moving average values sourced from Finviz.

The list has been sorted alphabetically.

1. Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP): Nonmetallic Mineral Mining Industry. Market cap of $2,275B. The stock is currently 0.31% above its 20-day MA, 4.45% above its 50-day MA, and 24.83% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 16.62 vs. industry avg. at 154.73, and P/S ratio at 1.65 vs. industry avg. at 3.72.

2. Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU): Brewers Industry. Market cap of $3,699B. The stock is currently 4.04% above its 20-day MA, 11.61% above its 50-day MA, and 37.33% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 18.47 vs. industry avg. at 19.94, and P/S ratio at 2.28 vs. industry avg. at 3.96.

3. Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ENDP): Drug Manufacturer. Market cap of $3,249B. The stock is currently 5.64% above its 20-day MA, 15.14% above its 50-day MA, and 27.18% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 10.72 vs. industry avg. at 43.05, and P/S ratio at 2.15 vs. industry avg. at 2.65.

4. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): Copper Industry. Market cap of $36,205B. The stock is currently 9.18% above its 20-day MA, 14.63% above its 50-day MA, and 5.39% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 9.92 vs. industry avg. at 30.53, and P/S ratio at 2.13 vs. industry avg. at 8.57.

5. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS): Information & Delivery Services Industry. Market cap of $3,573B. The stock is currently 4.37% above its 20-day MA, 7.73% above its 50-day MA, and 11.61% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 25.34 vs. industry avg. at 31.03, and P/S ratio at 5.69 vs. industry avg. at 8.86.

6. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $11,540B. The stock is currently 6.57% above its 20-day MA, 5.75% above its 50-day MA, and 9.72% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 18.54 vs. industry avg. at 35.54, and P/S ratio at 5.07 vs. industry avg. at 13.44.

7. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF): Drug Related Products Industry. Market cap of $3,326B. The stock is currently 1.94% above its 20-day MA, 9.55% above its 50-day MA, and 24.73% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 14.32 vs. industry avg. at 14.95, and P/S ratio at 1.31 vs. industry avg. at 2.06.

8. Joy Global, Inc. (JOYG): Farm & Construction Machinery Industry. Market cap of $6,449B. The stock is currently 8.1% above its 20-day MA, 11.12% above its 50-day MA, and 15.44% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 14.86 vs. industry avg. at 21.57, and P/S ratio at 1.88 vs. industry avg. at 1.97.

9. Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): Gold Industry. Market cap of $30,296B. The stock is currently 2.96% above its 20-day MA, 2.57% above its 50-day MA, and 13.35% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 18.21 vs. industry avg. at 58.05, and P/S ratio at 3.38 vs. industry avg. at 14.65.

10. Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:TLCR): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $2,753B. The stock is currently 1.51% above its 20-day MA, 3.27% above its 50-day MA, and 7.13% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 9.43 vs. industry avg. at 11.51, and P/S ratio at 1.75 vs. industry avg. at 15.35.

11. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX): Drug Manufacturer. Market cap of $4,532B. The stock is currently 2.92% above its 20-day MA, 7.51% above its 50-day MA, and 37.88% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 19.31 vs. industry avg. at 21.9, and P/S ratio at 4.78 vs. industry avg. at 6.19.

12. Warner Chilcott plc (NASDAQ:WCRX): Drug Manufacturer. Market cap of $7,408B. The stock is currently 2.17% above its 20-day MA, 13.16% above its 50-day MA, and 12.34% above its 200-day MA. P/E ratio at 14.42 vs. industry avg. at 21.90, and P/S ratio at 2.94 vs. industry avg. at 6.19.

Disclosure: No positions

Source: 12 Quality Stocks in an Uptrend That Remain Undervalued