Table 2. Companies Passing the Buffettology Screens
Company (Exchange: Ticker) EPS
Cont Grth
Est
EPS
Grth
(%)
Return on
Equity
Earn
Yld
(E/P)
(%)
Price-
Earnings
Ratio
Buffett Price Grth
Proj Rate of Ret
Description
3 Yrs
(%)
7 Yrs
(%)
12
Mos
(%)
Avg
7 Yrs
(%)
12
Mos
(%)
Avg
7 Yrs
(%)
EPS
Grth
(%)
Sust
Grth
(%)
Top-10 Forecasted Rates of Return (EPS Growth Model)
Vimpel-Communications (N: VIP) 50.8 44.4 21.2 34.3 23.3 7.3 13.7 16.2 98.2 23.2 telecomm operator
Frontier Oil Corp. (N: FTO) 93 45.4 1 27.4 44.9 13.7 7.3 83.8 85.8 na energy co
NutriSystem Inc. (M: NTRI) 366.7 51.2 17.5 50.7 44 11.4 8.8 52.4 81.4 71.3 weight mgmt servs
National-Oilwell Varco (N: NOV) 77.9 73.4 23 19.5 12.3 6 16.7 21.6 78 13.5 oil & gas co
GulfMark Offshore (N: GLF) 223.7 37.3 na 17.4 13.3 11.3 8.8 101.3 75.7 na offshore marine servs
Hansen Natural Corp. (M: HANS) 89.8 64.6 18.7 50.8 36.6 6.9 14.5 19.5 71 42.1 alternative bevs
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (N: HP) 377.3 42.2 10 22.8 12.6 8 12.4 76.6 70.9 17.4 oil & gas co
Ceradyne, Inc. (M: CRDN) 66.8 52.2 5.3 22.9 21.7 9.8 10.2 19.3 62.5 30.5 advanced ceramics
ENSCO International Inc. (N: ESV) 121.7 42 15.7 27.5 13.7 11.6 8.6 30.6 61.3 20.1 contract oil drilling
NVIDIA Corp. (M: NVDA) 100.5 28.5 15.1 33.4 19.4 12.6 7.9 40.7 52.7 35.5 graphics technology
Median for All Buffettology
    EPS Growth Cos. 55 28.1 15.6 22.7 17 7 14.3 19.9 34 19  
Top-10 Forecasted Rates of Return (Sustainable Growth Model)
NutriSystem Inc. (M: NTRI) 366.7 51.2 17.5 50.7 44 11.4 8.8 52.4 81.4 71.3 weight mgmt servs
Western Digital Corp. (N: WDC) 61 46.7 14 41.5 56.4 13.2 7.6 10.2 51.4 70.7 hard drives
PetMed Express, Inc. (M: PETS) 33.4 25.7 17.5 29.8 51.9 5.6 17.8 21.5 28.2 65.1 pet pharmacy
Hansen Natural Corp. (M: HANS) 89.8 64.6 18.7 50.8 36.6 6.9 14.5 19.5 71 42.1 alternative bevs
Infosys Technologies Ltd. (M: INFY) 37.6 34.9 21.5 33.1 37.2 5.1 19.8 38.3 44.8 37.9 business solutions
NVIDIA Corp. (M: NVDA) 100.5 28.5 15.1 33.4 19.4 12.6 7.9 40.7 52.7 35.5 graphics technology
Garmin Ltd. (M: GRMN) 60.8 33.2 12.8 39.7 31 11.1 9 21 45.6 34.7 GPS devices
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (N: RDY) 180.2 24.8 15 16.1 18.3 4 25 76.7 39.7 33.4 global pharm co
PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (N: TLK) 23.3 22.2 na 58.6 43.4 8.2 12.2 10.9 9.5 31.4 telecomm provider
Ceradyne, Inc. (M: CRDN) 66.8 52.2 5.3 22.9 21.7 9.8 10.2 19.3 62.5 30.5 advanced ceramics
Median for All Buffettology
    Sustainable Growth Cos. 46.8 28.1 15.5 23.1 19.8 7.6 13.2 19.5 38.3 22.8  
Exchange Key: M= NASDAQ National or NASDAQ Small Cap Market, N= New York Stock Exchange, A= American Stock Exchange
Source: AAII's Stock Investor Pro/Reuters Research, Inc. Data as of August 8, 2008.

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