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Chicago, IL – August 8, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Turtle Beach Corp. (HEAR - Free Report) , PetroChina Company Limited (PTR - Free Report) , Harsco Corporation (HSC - Free Report) , Integer Holdings Corporation (ITGR - Free Report) and Triton International Limited (TRTN - Free Report) .

Screen of the Week of Zacks Investment Research:

5 Top Stocks With Striking Net Profit Margin

The primary motive of any investor is to generate maximum returns. Thus, investors are always on the lookout for companies that are raking in huge profits.

Net profit margin is the most effective way to measure a company’s profitability. A proper analysis of the same reveals how well a company is functioning and the headwinds confronting it.

In simple terms, net profit is the amount a company retains after deducting all costs, interest, depreciation, taxes and other expenses. In fact, net profit margin can turn out to be a potent point of reference to gauge the strength of a company’s operations and cost-control measures.

Also, higher net profit is essential for rewarding stakeholders. Net margin helps investors judge the risk involved in an investment. Creditors also view it as crucial to determining a company’s ability to pay off debts.

Moreover, a higher net profit margin compared to its peers lends the company a competitive edge.

Pros and Cons

Net profit margin helps investors gain clarity on a company’s business model in terms of pricing policy, cost structure and manufacturing efficiency. Hence, a strong net profit margin is preferred by all classes of investors.

However, net profit margin as an investment criterion has its own share of pitfalls. The metric varies widely from industry to industry. While net income is a key metric for investment measurement in traditional industries, it is not that important for technology companies.

And that's what we're screening for today…

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