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The following is a list of high growth stocks from Brazil, Russia, India and China, i.e. the BRIC nations.

All of the names mentioned below have excellent growth prospects, with higher projected EPS growth rates than their industry competitors. They all have the following characteristics:

  • EPS and revenue grew faster than their industry competitors over the last five years
  • Capital spending accelerated at a faster rate than their competitors (theoretically, this makes them more competitive over the coming years)
  • Cashflow growth has accelerated faster than their industry competitors over the last five years

Apologies for the length of the list, and the massive number of data points referenced. Hopefully it will give growth-oriented investors a starting point for their own analysis.

All growth stats sourced from Fidelity, short float and performance data sourced from Finviz.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research. Note: The numbers on top of items represent the forward P/E ratio, if available.




The list has been sorted alphabetically.

1. Companhia de Bebidas Das Americas (ABV): Brazil. Beverages Industry. Market cap of $86.14B. EPS have grown by 47.42% over the last five years vs. industry average at 10.19%. EPS projected to grow by 12.5% over the next five years vs. industry average at 10.93%. Revenue has grown by 24.1% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.2%. Capital spending has grown by 9.34% over the last five years vs. industry average at 8.5%. The company's cash flow has grown by 34.58% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.12%. Short float at 0.94%, which implies a short ratio of 2.8 days. The stock has gained 37.7% over the last year.

2. Baidu, Inc. (BIDU): China. Internet Information Providers Industry. Market cap of $37.67B. EPS have grown by 162.74% over the last five years vs. industry average at 56.52%. EPS projected to grow by 54.63% over the next five years vs. industry average at 21.26%. Revenue has grown by 117.45% over the last five years vs. industry average at 43.61%. Capital spending has grown by 80.29% over the last five years vs. industry average at 24.22%. The company's cash flow has grown by 150.07% over the last five years vs. industry average at 58.51%. Short float at 2.93%, which implies a short ratio of 0.84 days. The stock has gained 145.35% over the last year.

3. China Automotive Systems Inc. (CAAS): China. Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $371.82M. EPS have grown by 21.06% over the last five years vs. industry average at 1.85%. EPS projected to grow by 19.7% over the next five years vs. industry average at 14.42%. Revenue has grown by 34.45% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.89%. Capital spending has grown by -.35% over the last five years vs. industry average at -4.11%. The company's cash flow has grown by 29.06% over the last five years vs. industry average at -10.19%. Short float at 15.71%, which implies a short ratio of 4.51 days. The stock has lost -35.69% over the last year.

4. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD): Brazil. Grocery Stores Industry. Market cap of $10.33B. EPS have grown by 18.47% over the last five years vs. industry average at 10.16%. EPS projected to grow by 26.44% over the next five years vs. industry average at 12.31%. Revenue has grown by 23.03% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.29%. Capital spending has grown by 13.89% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.11%. The company's cash flow has grown by 13.95% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.97%. Short float at 1.2%, which implies a short ratio of 2.17 days. The stock has gained 7.23% over the last year.

5. China-Biotics, Inc. (OTCQB:CHBT): China. Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $375.66M. EPS have grown by 4.56% over the last five years vs. industry average at -2.94%. EPS projected to grow by 35.5% over the next five years vs. industry average at 4.92%. Revenue has grown by 21.59% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.34%. Capital spending has grown by 56.1% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.72%. The company's cash flow has grown by 9.07% over the last five years vs. industry average at -2.27%. Short float at 30.54%, which implies a short ratio of 9.62 days. The stock has gained 6.33% over the last year.

6. China Unicom Limited (CHU): Hong Kong. Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $34.92B. EPS have grown by 7.03% over the last five years vs. industry average at 1.44%. EPS projected to grow by 32.5% over the next five years vs. industry average at 11.25%. Revenue has grown by 18.66% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.85%. Capital spending has grown by 37.66% over the last five years vs. industry average at 10.96%. The company's cash flow has grown by 23.6% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.49%. Short float at 0.65%, which implies a short ratio of 2.26 days. The stock has gained 25.17% over the last year.

7. Cninsure Inc. (CISG): China. Insurance Brokers Industry. Market cap of $942.51M. EPS have grown by 116.44% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.01%. EPS projected to grow by 27.45% over the next five years vs. industry average at 11.02%. Revenue has grown by 56.88% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.89%. Capital spending has grown by 82.28% over the last five years vs. industry average at .32%. The company's cash flow has grown by 129.97% over the last five years vs. industry average at 4.59%. Short float at 13.26%, which implies a short ratio of 5.25 days. The stock has gained 0.29% over the last year.

8. China Real Estate Information Corporation (CRIC):
China. Internet Information Providers Industry. Market cap of $1.24B. EPS have grown by 82.96% over the last five years vs. industry average at 4.85%. EPS projected to grow by 24.37% over the next five years vs. industry average at 12.31%. Revenue has grown by 63.47% over the last five years vs. industry average at 13.29%. Capital spending has grown by 45.16% over the last five years vs. industry average at 3.84%. The company's cash flow has grown by 92.93% over the last five years vs. industry average at 16.38%. Short float at 2.47%, which implies a short ratio of 23.05 days. The stock has lost -13.35% over the last year.

9. CTC Media, Inc (CTCM):
Russia. Broadcasting Industry. Market cap of $3.84B. EPS have grown by 15.6% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.55%. EPS projected to grow by 69.7% over the next five years vs. industry average at 13.79%. Revenue has grown by 26.61% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.99%. Capital spending has grown by 23.85% over the last five years vs. industry average at 3.9%. The company's cash flow has grown by 15.08% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.53%. Short float at 2.05%, which implies a short ratio of 4.09 days. The stock has gained 64.59% over the last year.

10. Ctrip.com International Ltd. (CTRP): China. Consumer Services Industry. Market cap of $5.86B. EPS have grown by 39.97% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.37%. EPS projected to grow by 30.17% over the next five years vs. industry average at 19.9%. Revenue has grown by 48.5% over the last five years vs. industry average at 32.98%. Capital spending has grown by 70.27% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.68%. The company's cash flow has grown by 43.91% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.34%. Short float at 6.43%, which implies a short ratio of 3.18 days. The stock has gained 18.28% over the last year.

11. E-House Holdings Limited (EJ): China. Property Management Industry. Market cap of $1.27B. EPS have grown by 52.81% over the last five years vs. industry average at 4.85%. EPS projected to grow by 29.73% over the next five years vs. industry average at 12.31%. Revenue has grown by 50.6% over the last five years vs. industry average at 13.29%. Capital spending has grown by 30.71% over the last five years vs. industry average at 3.84%. The company's cash flow has grown by 54.44% over the last five years vs. industry average at 16.38%. Short float at 3.55%, which implies a short ratio of 6.06 days. The stock has lost -6.62% over the last year.

12. Focus Media Holding Ltd. (FMCN): Hong Kong. Advertising Agencies Industry. Market cap of $3.46B. EPS have grown by 105.41% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.55%. EPS projected to grow by 20.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 13.01%. Revenue has grown by 76.83% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.99%. Capital spending has grown by 10.82% over the last five years vs. industry average at 3.9%. The company's cash flow has grown by 140.58% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.53%. Short float at 1.89%, which implies a short ratio of 1.94 days. The stock has gained 38.19% over the last year.

13. Gulf Resources, Inc. (GFRE): China. Specialty Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $347.09M. EPS have grown by 65.72% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.22%. EPS projected to grow by 19.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 17.71%. Revenue has grown by 43.98% over the last five years vs. industry average at 24.17%. Capital spending has grown by 131.71% over the last five years vs. industry average at 28.53%. The company's cash flow has grown by 94.01% over the last five years vs. industry average at 18.81%. Short float at 16.76%, which implies a short ratio of 9.99 days. The stock has lost -23.86% over the last year.

14. HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDB): India. Foreign Regional Banks Industry. Market cap of $22.98B. EPS have grown by 25.18% over the last five years vs. industry average at -2.62%. EPS projected to grow by 30.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 22.63%. Revenue has grown by 39.34% over the last five years vs. industry average at 13.58%. Capital spending has grown by 17.86% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.81%. The company's cash flow has grown by 32.5% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.36%. Short float at 0.69%, which implies a short ratio of 2.73 days. The stock has gained 17.26% over the last year.

15. Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (HMIN): China. Lodging Industry. Market cap of $1.56B. EPS have grown by 76.75% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.37%. EPS projected to grow by 24.53% over the next five years vs. industry average at 19.9%. Revenue has grown by 100.71% over the last five years vs. industry average at 32.98%. Capital spending has grown by 55.43% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.68%. The company's cash flow has grown by 123.69% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.34%. Short float at 6.51%, which implies a short ratio of 3.81 days. The stock has gained 9.45% over the last year.

16. Zhongpin, Inc. (HOGS): China. Food Industry. Market cap of $695.4M. EPS have grown by 32.8% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.64%. EPS projected to grow by 18.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 7.97%. Revenue has grown by 58.14% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.17%. Capital spending has grown by 48.13% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.87%. The company's cash flow has grown by 53.1% over the last five years vs. industry average at 8.34%. Short float at 9.69%, which implies a short ratio of 8.2 days. The stock has gained 36.02% over the last year.

17. 51job Inc. (JOBS): China. Staffing & Outsourcing Services Industry. Market cap of $1.69B. EPS have grown by 14.48% over the last five years vs. industry average at -4.18%. EPS projected to grow by 37.5% over the next five years vs. industry average at 15.07%. Revenue has grown by 15.52% over the last five years vs. industry average at 10.3%. Capital spending has grown by 23.75% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.72%. The company's cash flow has grown by 19.02% over the last five years vs. industry average at 3.24%. Short float at 2.77%, which implies a short ratio of 4.17 days. The stock has gained 231.06% over the last year.

18. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC): China. Life Insurance Industry. Market cap of $116.64B. EPS have grown by 39.22% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.01%. EPS projected to grow by 11.16% over the next five years vs. industry average at 11.02%. Revenue has grown by 39.89% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.89%. Capital spending has grown by 32.45% over the last five years vs. industry average at .32%. The company's cash flow has grown by 39.46% over the last five years vs. industry average at 4.59%. Short float at 0.23%, which implies a short ratio of 2.57 days. The stock has lost -11.96% over the last year.

19. Mindray Medical International Limited (MR): China. Medical Instruments & Supplies Industry. Market cap of $2.89B. EPS have grown by 37.53% over the last five years vs. industry average at 20.18%. EPS projected to grow by 20.57% over the next five years vs. industry average at 12.49%. Revenue has grown by 49.71% over the last five years vs. industry average at 12.47%. Capital spending has grown by 75.42% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.16%. The company's cash flow has grown by 47.43% over the last five years vs. industry average at 15.57%. Short float at 20.11%, which implies a short ratio of 19.81 days. The stock has lost -28.23% over the last year.

20. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (RDY): India. Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $6.31B. EPS have grown by 36.08% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.14%. EPS projected to grow by 20.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 5.91%. Revenue has grown by 28.38% over the last five years vs. industry average at 8.38%. Capital spending has grown by 18.03% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.52%. The company's cash flow has grown by 27.25% over the last five years vs. industry average at 12.12%. Short float at 4.7%, which implies a short ratio of 14.77 days. The stock has gained 43.63% over the last year.

21. Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (SPRD): China. Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $973.28M. EPS have grown by 8.96% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.35%. EPS projected to grow by 25.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 14.79%. Revenue has grown by 22.38% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.33%. Capital spending has grown by 25.4% over the last five years vs. industry average at -1.72%. The company's cash flow has grown by 9.53% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.02%. Short float at 3.64%, which implies a short ratio of 1.21 days. The stock has gained 206.77% over the last year.

22. Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (STP): China. Diversified Electronics Industry. Market cap of $1.71B. EPS have grown by 28.99% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.38%. EPS projected to grow by 19.93% over the next five years vs. industry average at 14.82%. Revenue has grown by 81.79% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.34%. Capital spending has grown by 76.59% over the last five years vs. industry average at -1.72%. The company's cash flow has grown by 47.56% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.06%. Short float at 14.49%, which implies a short ratio of 4.49 days. The stock has lost -38.66% over the last year.

23. Trina Solar Ltd. (TSL):
China. Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $1.94B. EPS have grown by 86.23% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.38%. EPS projected to grow by 18.98% over the next five years vs. industry average at 14.82%. Revenue has grown by 98.72% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.34%. Capital spending has grown by 77.82% over the last five years vs. industry average at -1.72%. The company's cash flow has grown by 105.41% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.06%. Short float at 10.22%, which implies a short ratio of 2.07 days. The stock has gained 11.13% over the last year.

24. Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM)
: India. Auto Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $15.11B. EPS have grown by 14.03% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.92%. EPS projected to grow by 35.% over the next five years vs. industry average at 15.91%. Revenue has grown by 35.97% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.01%. Capital spending has grown by 33.17% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.16%. The company's cash flow has grown by 30.47% over the last five years vs. industry average at 2.39%. Short float at 2.07%, which implies a short ratio of 2.22 days. The stock has gained 54.82% over the last year.

25. VanceInfo Technologies Inc. (VIT):
China. Information Technology Services Industry. Market cap of $1.46B. EPS have grown by 42.02% over the last five years vs. industry average at 16.56%. EPS projected to grow by 27.59% over the next five years vs. industry average at 13.3%. Revenue has grown by 57.45% over the last five years vs. industry average at 16.24%. Capital spending has grown by 34.51% over the last five years vs. industry average at 16.%. The company's cash flow has grown by 48.57% over the last five years vs. industry average at 16.87%. Short float at 2.86%, which implies a short ratio of 1.89 days. The stock has gained 74.45% over the last year.

26. Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods OJSC (WBD): Russia. Dairy Products Industry. Market cap of $5.51B. EPS have grown by 39.22% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.64%. EPS projected to grow by 21.1% over the next five years vs. industry average at 8.%. Revenue has grown by 12.9% over the last five years vs. industry average at 6.18%. Capital spending has grown by 13.7% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.86%. The company's cash flow has grown by 28.23% over the last five years vs. industry average at 8.33%. Short float at 2.57%, which implies a short ratio of 2.75 days. The stock has gained 33.68% over the last year.

27. WuXi PharmaTech Inc. (WX):
China. Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $1.24B. EPS have grown by 48.82% over the last five years vs. industry average at 17.91%. EPS projected to grow by 20.7% over the next five years vs. industry average at 15.5%. Revenue has grown by 51.54% over the last five years vs. industry average at 20.96%. Capital spending has grown by 45.6% over the last five years vs. industry average at 20.84%. The company's cash flow has grown by 55.79% over the last five years vs. industry average at 32.26%. Short float at 0.37%, which implies a short ratio of 0.66 days. The stock has gained 5.22% over the last year.

28. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (YGE): China. Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $1.72B. EPS have grown by 56.32% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.38%. EPS projected to grow by 28.83% over the next five years vs. industry average at 14.82%. Revenue has grown by 88.36% over the last five years vs. industry average at 7.34%. Capital spending has grown by 63.75% over the last five years vs. industry average at -1.72%. The company's cash flow has grown by 14.35% over the last five years vs. industry average at 5.06%. Short float at 49.09%, which implies a short ratio of 3.62 days. The stock has lost -24.17% over the last year.

29. China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. (ZNH): China. Major Airlines Industry. Market cap of $4.75B. EPS have grown by 51.28% over the last five years vs. industry average at -4.29%. EPS projected to grow by 72.4% over the next five years vs. industry average at 13.05%. Revenue has grown by 22.62% over the last five years vs. industry average at 11.47%. Capital spending has grown by 22.37% over the last five years vs. industry average at 9.0%. The company's cash flow has grown by 26.71% over the last five years vs. industry average at -3.0%. Short float at 0.51%, which implies a short ratio of 2.76 days. The stock has gained 64.47% over the last year.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: 29 BRIC Stocks With Growth Potential