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Interested in adding some growth to your portfolio? For a closer look at some high-growth names of the tech sector, we ran a screen.

We began by screening for stocks from the tech sector with high growth prospects, with 5-year projected EPS growth above 15%.

Then to analyze these companies' profitability, we ran DuPont analysis on the names. DuPont analyzes profitability by breaking up return on equity (net income/equity) into three components:

ROE

= (Net Profit/Equity)

= (Net profit/Sales)*(Sales/Assets)*(Assets/Equity)

= (Net Profit margin)*(Asset turnover)*(Leverage ratio)

Because increases in net margin and asset turnover are considered good things, DuPont focuses on companies with these positive characteristics: Increasing ROE along with,

•Decreasing leverage, (i.e. decreasing Asset/Equity ratio)

•Improving asset use efficiency (i.e. increasing Sales/Assets ratio) and improving net profit margin (i.e. increasing Net Income/Sales ratio)

Those companies that pass DuPont are seeing positive trends in the sources of their increasing profitability, which adds further weight to the idea that the names are profitable.

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Do you think these companies have strong profitability? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by 5-year projected EPS growth.

1. PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO): Provides pricing and margin optimization software worldwide. Market cap at $422.4M, most recent closing price at $15.45. 5-year projected EPS growth at 25.00%. MRQ net profit margin at 4.4% vs. 4.02% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.228 vs. 0.212 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.537 vs. 1.605 y/y.

2. Bankrate, Inc. (RATE): Offers online financial data feed management services. Market cap at $1.85B, most recent closing price at $18.52. 5-year projected EPS growth at 22.50%. MRQ net profit margin at 8.12% vs. 5.11% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.109 vs. 0.093 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.425 vs. 1.691 y/y.

3. Verint Systems Inc. (VRNT): Provides actionable intelligence solutions and value-added services worldwide. Market cap at $1.11B, most recent closing price at $28.28. 5-year projected EPS growth at 21.67%. MRQ net profit margin at 8.1% vs. 7.03% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.141 vs. 0.136 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 3.52 vs. 3.802 y/y.

4. TW Telecom Inc. (TWTC): Provides managed network services to enterprise organizations and communication services companies in the United States. Market cap at $3.38B, most recent closing price at $22.45. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.97%. MRQ net profit margin at 5.39% vs. 3.8% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.133 vs. 0.125 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 2.651 vs. 2.725 y/y.

5. FARO Technologies Inc. (FARO): Designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports portable, software driven, 3-D measurement systems used in a range of manufacturing, industrial, building construction, and forensic applications. Market cap at $819.44M, most recent closing price at $48.43. 5-year projected EPS growth at 20.00%. MRQ net profit margin at 10.35% vs. 6.16% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.202 vs. 0.191 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.227 vs. 1.241 y/y.

6. Informatica Corporation (INFA): Provides enterprise data integration and data quality software and services worldwide. Market cap at $4.5B, most recent closing price at $41.57. 5-year projected EPS growth at 17.79%. MRQ net profit margin at 13.53% vs. 13.04% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.139 vs. 0.139 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.332 vs. 1.358 y/y.

7. MICROS Systems, Inc. (MCRS): Designs, manufactures, markets, and services enterprise information solutions for the hospitality and specialty retail industries. Market cap at $4.25B, most recent closing price at $52.92. 5-year projected EPS growth at 16.93%. MRQ net profit margin at 15.56% vs. 15.24% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.185 vs. 0.181 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.408 vs. 1.428 y/y.

8. Syntel, Inc. (SYNT): Provides information technology and knowledge process outsourcing services worldwide. Market cap at $2.35B, most recent closing price at $56.15. 5-year projected EPS growth at 16.51%. MRQ net profit margin at 23.86% vs. 17.23% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.265 vs. 0.255 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.174 vs. 1.192 y/y.

9. Teradata Corporation (TDC): Provides enterprise data warehousing solutions, including enterprise analytic technologies and services, and integrated marketing software. Market cap at $11.03B, most recent closing price at $65.38. 5-year projected EPS growth at 15.88%. MRQ net profit margin at 14.85% vs. 12.85% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.218 vs. 0.214 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.715 vs. 1.852 y/y.

10. Bruker Corporation (BRKR): Designs, manufactures, services, and markets life science and materials research systems. Market cap at $2.36B, most recent closing price at $14.22. 5-year projected EPS growth at 15.10%. MRQ net profit margin at 3.72% vs. 3.17% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.226 vs. 0.22 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 2.729 vs. 2.857 y/y.

11. Intuit Inc. (INTU): Provides business and financial management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, consumers, accounting professionals, and financial institutions in the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom. Market cap at $16.08B, most recent closing price at $54.51. 5-year projected EPS growth at 15.09%. MRQ net profit margin at 37.74% vs. 37.23% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.38 vs. 0.332 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.805 vs. 1.973 y/y.

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

Source: 11 High-Growth Tech Stocks With Strong Sources Of Profitability