TABLE 2. Companies Passing the Low Price-To-Sales Ratio Screen
Company (Exchange: Ticker) Price-to-Sales Ratio 5-Yr
Sales
Growth
Rate
52-
Wk
Rel
Strgth
(S&P=0)
(%)
12-Mo Net
Profit Margin
Description
Firm
TTM
(X)
Ind
TTM
(X)
Firm
5-Yr
Avg
(X)
Firm
(%)
Ind
(%)
Firm
(%)
Ind
(%)
Novamerican Steel Inc. (M: TONS) 0.14 0.2 0.17 3 0.4 4 3.5 -0.9 distribs steel & aluminum
Trans World Entertainment (M: TWMC) 0.17 0.5 0.43 17.5 12.6 22 -2.5 2.1 retail music & video prods
PC Connection, Inc. (M: PCCC) 0.19 0.5 0.38 16.7 14.7 104 0.6 -1.3 direct market IT solutions to business
Audiovox Corp. (M: VOXX) 0.21 1.4 0.28 11.5 7.2 65 -0.9 -18.6 markets cell phones & electronic prods
Gehl Co. (M: GEHL) 0.25 0.5 0.34 3.4 0.8 -10 0.6 1.4 light construction and agric'l equip
AutoNation, Inc. (N: AN) 0.26 0.5 0.30 26 12.6 32 2.5 2.1 automotive retailer
Pomeroy IT Solutions, Inc (M: PMRY) 0.26 0.8 0.27 7.4 -1.3 3 1.8 -10.3 desktop computer equip & IT services
McLeodUSA, Inc. (M: MCLD) 0.27 1.0 16.48 29.9 21.2 118 -34.5 -7.4 integrated local & LD telecomm servs
Chronimed Inc. (M: CHMD) 0.29 0.8 0.57 27.7 16.5 93 1.4 1.6 prescription drug distribution
Weider Nutrition Intl. (N: WNI) 0.29 0.6 0.40 7.3 4.7 102 -4.4 2.9 vitamins & nutritional supplements
Quanta Services, Inc. (N: PWR) 0.35 0.4 1.01 85.4 10.4 116 -1.8 1.7 contract servs to telecom, cable TV
Tandy Brands Accessories (M: TBAC) 0.35 0.5 0.38 15 3.6 25 3.1 2.7 leather goods, handbags, neckties
Landec Corp. (M: LNDC) 0.37 0.6 1.78 144.4 7.1 -3 -0.6 2.7 temperature-activated polymer prods
American Dental Partners, (M: ADPI) 0.43 0.6 0.55 22.5 10.6 5 3.1 -0.7 mgmt servs to dentists
Cutter & Buck Inc. (M: CBUK) 0.44 0.5 0.84 13.4 3.6 29 -9.0 2.7 brand sportswear & outerwear
Restoration Hardware, Inc (M: RSTO) 0.45 0.5 0.67 32.5 12.6 78 -0.4 2.1 retail home furnishings
Vans, Inc. (M: VANS) 0.49 0.6 0.67 15.8 5.9 39 -6.8 4.3 footwear & apparel for sport
Source Interlink Cos. (M: SORC) 0.50 0.9 1.92 89.8 19.2 45 2.0 -3.3 info & consult for conven & grocery
ResortQuest International (N: RZT) 0.51 1.1 1.26 48 9.1 16 -4.9 2.5 resort condos and rental homes
Hansen Natural Corp. (M: HANS) 0.52 1.0 0.57 16.4 8.2 19 3.5 3.5 alternative beverages
Corn Products Intern'l (N: CPO) 0.56 0.6 0.60 5.7 4.7 0 3.3 2.9 food ingred & indus'l prods from corn
Brass Eagle Inc. (M: XTRM) 0.57 0.6 0.88 23.8 3.4 -1 8.6 3.5 paintball products
Lifetime Hoan Corp. (M: LCUT) 0.65 0.8 0.72 5.6 3.0 14 2.1 3.4 kitchenware, cutlery, bakeware
Wisconsin Energy Corporat (N: WEC) 0.79 0.8 1.02 15.6 7.3 -1 6.6 5.5 electricity, gas, steam
CTS Corp. (N: CTS) 0.83 0.9 1.52 3.2 2.6 32 -2.4 -3.8 electronic components
Alcan Inc. (N: AL) 0.86 1.7 0.90 9.8 1.6 16 0.9 0.9 aluminum business
Newpark Resources, Inc. (N: NR) 1.11 1.4 2.38 7.2 7.1 16 0.3 2.4 environ & oil & gas field servs
CGI Group Inc. (N: GIB) 1.16 1.5 2.90 56.4 23.8 32 6.2 -9.4 IT services
Novell, Inc. (M: NOVL) 1.16 1.2 4.34 2.4 1.90 79 -10.9 -4.7 network software
Factual Data Corp. (M: FDCC) 1.32 1.5 1.39 78.3 23.8 48 11.5 -9.4 info servs to mortgage indus
Genesis Microchip Inc. (M: GNSS) 1.33 2.4 6.61 64.8 4.60 20 -4.5 -13.6 integrated circuits for digital video
PolyMedica Corp. (M: PLMD) 1.34 2.1 1.39 37.0 11.4 39 7.2 -0.6 specialty medical prods
IXYS Corp. (M: SYXI) 1.58 2.4 2.84 19.1 4.60 29 -9.0 -13.6 power semiconductors
Emmis Commun Corp. (M: EMMS) 1.80 2.0 3.04 32.0 16.1 28 -0.9 -4.8 diversified media company
Hughes Electronics Corp. (N: GMH) 1.99 2.0 4.26 25.8 16.1 26 -6.6 -4.8 commercial satellites for entertain
Neogen Corp. (M: NEOG) 2.41 4.7 2.42 21.9 18.0 35 10.2 -24.0 food & animal safety prods
LifeCell Corp. (M: LIFC) 2.60 4.7 4.10 41.8 18.0 93 4.6 -24.0 tissue regener & cell preserv prods
Biosite Incorporated (M: BSTE) 4.37 4.7 6.21 27.1 18.0 96 15.0 -24.0 diagnostic prods for medical indus
SangStat Medical Corp. (M: SANG) 4.61 4.7 12.62 92.9 18.0 17 6.0 -24.0 global biotechnology company
Source: AAII's Stock Investor Pro / Market Guide Inc. Data as of August 8, 2003.

Exchange Key: N = New York Stock Exchange, A = American Stock Exchange, M = Nasdaq