TABLE 2. Stocks Passing the IBD STable 70 Screen
Company (Exchange: Ticker) 5yr
EPS
Grth
(%)
EPS
Grth
Est
(%)
5yr
Sales
Grth
(%)
EPS
Grth Q1
vs. Q5
(%)
7yr
EPS
Grth
R-Sq
(%)
Market
Cap
($ Mil)
Price-
Earnings
Ratio
(X)
Price as
% of
52-Wk
High
(%)
Description
Cheesecake Factory Inc. (M: CAKE) 30.9 23.0 25.6 11.1 98.0 1,955.40 36.2 99.1 restaurants
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (N: FDO) 23.4 17.4 15.8 17.1 97.1 6,963.30 29.1 99.0 retail discount stores
Cognizant Tech Sol. (M: CTSH) 80.8 26.9 56.1 46.7 92.5 2,439.10 60.6 98.7 information technology services
SCP Pool Corporation (M: POOL) 39.0 15.8 24.0 25.2 97.2 996.80 22.7 98.6 swimming pool supplies
Expeditors Int'l of WA (M: EXPD) 22.6 18.1 19.2 17.4 97.4 3,949.10 34.3 97.5 logistics management
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (N: LOW) 29.4 18.6 19.0 26.7 99.3 42,782.50 25.8 97.5 home improvement retailer
Sysco Corporation (N: SYY) 20.1 14.9 11.3 22.6 98.4 20,573.80 26.6 97.2 food marketing & distribution
D.R. Horton Inc. (N: DHI) 33.5 13.8 33.7 48.6 99.2 5,003.50 9.0 96.6 home construction & sales
Donaldson Company, Inc. (N: DCI) 14.3 12.3 6.2 18.4 99.5 2,422.00 26.3 96.4 air clean, filters & exhaust prods
American River Hldgs (M: AMRB) 12.4 na 9.2 25.6 98.9 78.30 17.4 96.0 North California bank holding co
Patterson Dental Co. (M: PDCO) 22.6 18.8 16.3 22.0 99.9 3,709.50 30.9 96.0 dental supplies & equipment
CorVel Corporation (M: CRVL) 15.6 na 14.8 10.8 99.9 393.70 24.1 95.6 patient mgmt servs & care monit
Fiserv, Inc. (M: FISV) 21.7 17.7 21.4 17.1 99.4 7,430.90 26.1 94.2 information management tech
Pulte Homes, Inc. (N: PHM) 45.0 12.0 24.2 34.9 92.6 4,172.10 8.5 94.1 homebuild & fin'l servs hldg co
FactSet Research Systems (N: FDS) 31.3 18.5 28.7 38.7 99.2 1,673.40 35.4 94.0 on-line integrated data services
Chico's FAS, Inc. (N: CHS) 82.1 24.4 47.8 45.0 97.0 2,755.30 35.4 94.0 clothing & accessories retailer
99 Cents Only Stores (N: NDN) 22.1 20.9 25.3 10.5 99.1 2,424.60 38.6 93.9 deep-discount retailers
Education Mgmt Corp. (M: EDMC) 26.2 20.5 22.3 20.9 99.8 2,097.50 38.2 93.3 post-secondary education
Apollo Group, Inc. (M: APOL) 34.8 24.0 29.3 42.9 99.0 10,961.60 52.4 92.7 higher educ'n for working adults
Hot Topic, Inc. (M: HOTT) 46.4 21.5 44.4 33.3 95.8 1,108.90 30.7 91.9 music-related products retailer
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (M: BBBY) 30.7 21.8 28.0 25.0 99.9 12,085.60 39.3 90.8 domestic merchan & furnish
Ryland Group, Inc. (N: RYL) 60.0 11.9 11.8 31.5 98.6 1,757.10 9.2 89.4 homebuilding & financial servs
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (N: HDI) 27.5 17.1 19.5 39.6 99.5 14,754.70 21.0 88.7 motorcycles, parts & accessories
Sonic Corporation (M: SONC) 22.6 18.7 16.8 13.5 96.8 972.60 20.1 88.4 drive-in restaurants
Walgreen Company (N: WAG) 17.8 15.3 16.5 16.0 99.6 32,284.60 28.4 87.0 drugstores
Lennar Corporation (N: LEN) 44.6 13.5 41.2 50.3 96.4 5,199.40 8.7 86.5 homebuilding & financial servs
Taro Pharmaceutical Ind. (M: TARO) 85.8 24.0 28.2 41.7 91.5 1,469.40 28.4 84.4 OTC & prescription pharmac'ls
Freddie Mac (N: FRE) 33.2 13.6 22.3 27.1 95.6 37,558.40 6.9 84.1 mortgage securitization
Brown & Brown, Inc. (N: BRO) 31.1 18.3 18.4 32.3 91.3 2,139.90 21.6 83.1 property & causalty insur broker
L-3 Communications Hldgs. (N: LLL) 52.1 20.9 41.6 40.0 96.8 4,634.50 19.7 82.3 communic'n systems & prods
Hilb, Rogal & Hamilton Co. (N: HRH) 33.7 17.8 21.9 27.3 93.9 995.80 14.3 65.0 insurance underwriting services
Exchange Key: N = New York Stock Exchange, A = American Stock Exchange, M = Nasdaq

Source: AAII's Stock Investor Pro / Market Guide Inc. Data as of September 5, 2003.