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Chicago, IL – August 29, 2022 – Stocks in this week’s article are Eastside Distilling (EAST - Free Report) , Adial Pharmaceuticals (ADIL - Free Report) , The Buckle (BKE - Free Report) , Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH - Free Report) and Insight Enterprises (NSIT - Free Report) .

Forget Bargain Hunting: Play 5 Stocks with Rising P/E

Bargain hunting or looking for stocks with a low price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is among the widely used investing strategies. Investors believe that the lower the P/E, the higher will be the value of the stock. The logic is simple — a stock's current market price does not justify its higher earnings and therefore leaves room for upside.

But there is more to this whole P/E story as not only low P/E, stocks with a rising P/E can also fetch solid returns.

The screener yields winning stocks like Eastside Distilling, Adial Pharmaceuticals, The Buckle, Ruth's Hospitality Group and Insight Enterprises.

Rising P/E: A Useful Tool

Generally, the price of a stock rallies on a rise in earnings. As forecasts for expected earnings move higher, demand for the stock should drive its price. After all, astock's P/E gives an indication of how much investors are ready to shell out for every dollar of earnings. Thus, if the P/E of a stock is rising steadily, it means that investors are pinning their hopes on the company's inherent strength.

Also, studies have revealed that stocks have seen their P/E ratios jump over 100% from their breakout point in the cycle. So, if you can pick stocks early in their breakout cycle, you can end up seeing considerable gains.

Here are five of the 70 stocks:

Eastside Distilling: The Zacks Rank #2 company is involved in producing handcrafted spirits primarily in the United States. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

The average earnings surprise of EAST for the past four quarters is 25.82%.

Adial Pharmaceuticals: Adial Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The stock carries a Zacks Rank #2.

The average earnings surprise of ADIL for the past four quarters is 7.84%.

The Buckle: The Zacks Rank #2 company is a leading retailer of medium to better-priced casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for fashion-conscious young men and women.

The average earnings surprise of BKE for the past four quarters is 12.65%.

Ruth's Hospitality Group: The Zacks Rank #2 company is the largest fine dining steakhouse company in the United States as measured by the total number of company-owned and franchisee-owned restaurants.

The average earnings surprise of RUTH for the past four quarters is 35.20%.

Insight Enterprises: The company is a global direct marketer of brand name computers, hardware and software. It has a Zacks Rank #1.

The average earnings surprise of NSIT for the past four quarters is 16.15%.

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