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Analyzing BEAT, SUPN, ADBE And RHT Stocks

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BioTelemetry

BioTelemetry’s (BEAT) net income has declined at a 3-year and 5-year average of 17% and 5.9% respectively. The company’s negative pre-tax margin changed from 5.5% in 2013 to 3.6% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the diagnostics & research industry and S&P 500 between 2013 and 2017. The market cap had gained 373% between 2013 and 2017.

The stock prices have gained 39.5% on a YTD basis.

 

Supernus Pharmaceuticals

Supernus Pharmaceuticals’ (SUPN) net income has grown at a 2-year average of 101.8%. The company’s pre-tax margin changed from negative 767.7% in 2013 to positive 33.3% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the drug manufacturers-specialty & generic industry and S&P 500 in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The market cap had gained 579% between 2013 and 2017.

The stock prices have gained 20.3% on a YTD basis.

 

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Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems’ (ADBE) net income has grown at a 3-year and 5-year average of 84.9% and 15.3% respectively. The company’s pre-tax margin grew from 8.8% in 2013 to 29.3% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the software-application industry between 2013 and 2017. The stock was beaten in 2016 by the S&P 500. The market cap had gained 190% between 2013 and 2017.

The stock prices have gained 36.8% on a YTD basis.

 

Red Hat

Red Hat’s (RHT) net income has grown at a 3-year and 5-year average of 12.9% and 11.5% respectively. The company’s pre-tax margin grew from 15.8% in 2013 to 16.3% in 2018. The stock prices have beaten the software-application industry in 2014, 2015 and 2017. The stock was beaten in 2013 and 2016 by the S&P 500. The market cap had gained 100% between 2013 and 2017.

The stock prices have gained 42.5% on a YTD basis.

Growth stock ETFs:

Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF (VBK) has a 25% exposure to technology. It has a PE of 259.3x and a YTD return of 6.4%. First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index (FDN) has a 67% exposure to technology. It has a PE of 30.3x and a YTD return of 19.6%.

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