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A screen by ZACKS and available at FATP "Increasing Sales and Margins" suggests an Operating Margin (TTM/5 Year Avg.)" filter.

This cut the screen to 25 results fewer negative returns(13w,52w)

Increasing Sales and Margins

Growth
Research Firm
Zack's Investment Research, Inc.
Objective of Increasing Sales and Margins
The goal of this screen is to find companies with increasing sales and increasing margins. Sales growth is one thing, but how much of it turns into profit is another.
Strategy
Sales are the most important thing to a company. But sales at the expense of profits, doesn't work. This screen first starts off by searching for only those companies with a Zacks Recommendation of 'Buy'. Strong Revenue (Sales) Growth rates are next. And a strong Return on Sales ratio or ROS shows how much profit is being created for each dollar of sales made. The screen also narrows the list down to the top 20% of companies with the highest increase in TTM Margins vs. the company's 5 Year Margins. An increase in margins shows the company's increasing operating efficiency by controlling costs and making more money on each unit sales. These items are all applied to companies trading at $5 or higher with an average 90-day trading volume of 50,000 shares or better. The combination of increasing Revenues and Profits is what great companies are made of and what makes this a great screen to find them.
Things to Watch Out For
When using margins in your screens, be aware that many industries enjoy different margin rates. So using a hard number or searching for the biggest rates may keep some excellent companies off of your radar. That's why looking for increases in margin rates is a better way to find improving companies and compare stocks across a wider universe.
Summary
In short, increasing sales growth and increasing margins shows a company is doing something right.

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