The stock markets of late are in a sideways trend. The stocks with bright prospects and compelling valuations are being picked by shrewd investors. Stookle.com algorithms detected the securities that are performing better than the broader market with incremental volume support. S&P500 gained 0.5% during the last 30 trading days but these securities gained 13-60% in the same time period. Stocks marching higher with volume support in a flat market are considered to be bullish by many investors.
Global Cash Access Holdings (GCA): Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide cash access and data intelligence services and solutions to the gaming industry. The company's products provide access to cash through automated teller machine cash withdrawals, credit card cash access transactions, point-of-sale debit card transactions, check verification and money transfers. The stock has a return on assets of 3.64% and a return on equity of 12.11%. The stock is expected to earn $0.57 per share next year. The company is trading at 66.52 times current earnings multiple and 7.7 times future multiples. GCA is trading at a price to earnings to growth of 2.74. GCA is currently trading at $4.39, raising $1.18 or 36.8% this year.
Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL):Toll Brothers Inc. designs, builds, markets and arranges financing for single-family detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The company is also involved, directly and through joint ventures, in projects where it is building, or converting rental apartment buildings into, high, mid and low-rise luxury homes. The stock has a ROA of 0.77% and a ROE of 1.62%. TOL is expected to earn $0.70 per share next year. The company is trading at 46.71 times current earnings multiple and 30.4 times future multiples. The stock is trading at a Price to earnings to growth of 7.83. TOL is currently trading at $21.30, raising $1.76 or 9.01% this year.
Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW): Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is engaged in providing a make your own stuffed animal interactive entertainment under the Build-A-Bear Workshop brand, in which the guests stuff, fluff, dress, accessorize and name their own teddy bears and other stuffed animals. BBW has a ROA of 0.04% and a ROE of .06%. The stock is expected to earn $0.35 per share next year. The stock is trading at 357.50 times current earnings multiple and 24.5 times future multiples. BBW is trading at a Price to earnings to growth of 28.33. BBW is currently trading at $8.58, raising $1.1 or 14.7% this year.
Advance America Cash Advance Centers (NYSE:AEA): Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. provides cash advance services in the United States and internationally. The company offers various types of short-term credit products, single cash advances, installment loans with closed-end terms, lines of credit, and second mortgage loans. The company has a ROA of 8.15% and a ROE of 15.98%. The company pays a dividend of $0.252, yielding 2.70%. AEA is expected to earn $1.17 per share next year. The stock is trading at 10.02 times current earnings multiple and 7.97 times future multiples. It is trading at a price to earnings to growth of 0.57. AEA is currently trading at $9.33, raising $3.44 or 58.4% this year.
BLYTH (NYSE:BTH): Blyth, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate as a multi-channel company in the home fragrance and decorative accessories industry. The company designs, markets and distributes various decorative and functional household products. BTH pays a dividend of $0.20, yielding 0.30%. The stock is trading at 38.54 times current earnings multiple and 0.00534 times future multiples. BTH is currently trading at $65.98, raising $28.8 or 77.4% this year.
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