Here are the five of the 16 stocks that made it through the screen:
Kemper Corporation KMPR: Kemper Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a property/casualty and life insurer in the United States. The firm has a VGM Score of B and an excellent earnings surprise history. It has a 100% track of outperforming estimates over the last four quarters at an average rate of 121.61%.
WildHorse Resource Development Corporation WRD: WildHorse Resource Development is focused on the acquisition, development, exploration and operation of unconventional, onshore oil and gas properties in the northeastern end of the Eagle Ford Play in South Texas. Sporting a VGM Score of B, this Houston, TX-headquartered company’s expected EPS growth rate for three to five years currently stands at 50%, comparing favorably with the industry’s growth rate of 20.4%.
Hi-Crush Partners LP HCLP: A pure play, domestic producer of monocrystalline sand used to enhance oil and natural gas recovery from wells, Hi-Crush Partners has a VGM Score of A. Over 30 days, the Houston, TX-based company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 and 2019 increase 15.4% and 12.2%, to $2.84 and $2.20 per share, respectively.