5 High-Growth Tech Stocks With Impressive Profitability

 |  Includes: APKT, BYI, CEVA, GEOS, TRMB
by: Kapitall

Are you interested in adding some growth to your portfolio? For ideas on where to start your search, we ran a screen you might be interested in.

We screened the tech sector for high-growth stocks, with 5-year projected EPS growth above 20%. We then screened for those with impressive profitability, with higher gross, operating, and pretax margins than their industry peers.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Do you think these companies will see the high growth analysts are expecting? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT): Provides session delivery network solutions that enable the delivery of interactive communications, such as voice, video, and multimedia sessions; and data services across internet protocol network borders. 5-year projected EPS growth at 24.50%. TTM gross margin at 85.67% vs. industry average at 60.18%. TTM operating margin at 24.23% vs. industry average at 19.34%. TTM pretax margin at 24.06% vs. industry average at 19.29%.

2. Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BYI): Designs, manufactures, operates, and distributes advanced technology-based gaming devices, systems, and server-based solutions worldwide. 5-year projected EPS growth at 23.10%. TTM gross margin at 70.33% vs. industry average at 35.91%. TTM operating margin at 20.03% vs. industry average at 18.89%. TTM pretax margin at 18.16% vs. industry average at 17.87%.

3. CEVA Inc. (NASDAQ:CEVA): Engages in designing and licensing silicon intellectual property for the handsets, portable multimedia, and consumer electronics markets. 5-year projected EPS growth at 29.14%. TTM gross margin at 94.72% vs. industry average at 59.56%. TTM operating margin at 30.8% vs. industry average at 23.59%.TTM pretax margin at 35.64% vs. industry average at 22.67%.

4. OYO Geospace Corp. (OYOG): Engages in designing and manufacturing instruments and equipments used in the acquisition and processing of seismic data; and in the characterization and monitoring of producing oil and gas reservoirs. 5-year projected EPS growth at 37.00%. TTM gross margin at 47.97% vs. industry average at 34.02%. TTM operating margin at 26.12% vs. industry average at 18.27%. TTM pretax margin at 26.34% vs. industry average at 13.77%.

5. Trimble Navigation Limited (NASDAQ:TRMB): Provides positioning products worldwide. 5-year projected EPS growth at 22.29%. TTM gross margin at 54.18% vs. industry average at 35.33%. TTM operating margin at 10.82% vs. industry average at 9.31%. TTM pretax margin at 10.19% vs. industry average at 9.32%.

*Profitability data sourced from Fidelity, all other data sourced from Finviz.

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