Credit Suisse: Top 11 Small-Cap Growth Stocks
Growth has been a key driver of the stock market so far in 2015. For traders still looking to get in on high-growth stocks, Credit Suisse recently released a report that contained the firm’s top 11 small-cap growth stock ideas.
Here’s a breakdown of the list.
Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE)
Analyst John McNulty sees “a strong balance sheet, a sizable upturn in cash flow, 30-40 small to mid-sized targets in its universe and a very disciplined process in identifying assets.”
Cabelas Inc (NYSE: CAB)
Analyst Seth Sigman sees the potential for greater than 20 percent EPS growth and views the company as “one of the best retail growth stories over the next few years.”
Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Analyst Joel Simkins likes the company’s focus on margin improvement and sees “potential upside from the integration of PCMR/Canyons.”
Related Link: Credit Suisse: Top 11 Large-Cap Growth Stocks
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ: SFM)
Analyst Ed Kelly praises the company’s “differentiated model, high returns, large new store opportunity and robust earnings growth outlook.”
Investment Technology Group (NYSE: ITG)
Analyst Ashley Serrao believes that “the firm is cyclically well-positioned to benefit from Europe,” and feels that the removal of the company’s former CEO should alleviate client fears about illegitimate activity.
RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE: RLJ)
Analyst Ian Weissman likes the attractive valuation of the REIT, which trades at a 12 percent discount to net asset value (NAV) and 12.6x 2015 EBITDA versus a 13.8x multiple for its peer group.
PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL)
Analyst Glen Santangelo believes that the company’s capital deployment opportunities are underappreciated and that it has “plenty of runway for potential margin expansion.”
ZS Pharma Inc (NASDAQ: ZSPH)
Analyst Vamil Divan ranks the company as his favorite small-cap pharma stock and sees the hyperkalemia market as “very attractive.”
XPO Logistics Inc (NYSE: XPO)
Analyst Allison Landry predicts higher 2017 guidance from the company and believes that it can achieve EBITDA of greater than $1 billion on revenue of more than $15 billion by that time.
On Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ: ON)
Analyst John Pitzer notes a “positive shift from M&A to cash return and margin expansion.”
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR)
Analyst Michael Nemeroff sees the company’s products as “increasingly important for wireless carriers to exert leverage against handset OEMs.”
Latest Ratings for FOE
|Jan 2016||Deutsche Bank||Maintains||Buy|
|Jan 2016||Seaport Global||Upgrades||Accumulate||Buy|
|Sep 2015||Oppenheimer||Initiates Coverage on||Outperform|
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