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On This Day - 13 MARCH 2019
Two Growth Stocks that Doubled in a Little Over 12 Months!

Radhika Pandit, Research Analyst

Recently, I wrote to you about the money-making potential of growth stocks. But it was important to differentiate good growth stocks from ones that don't add value.

Two classic examples of growth stocks that have enhanced shareholder value are Page Industries and Eicher Motors.

They have logged in superlative compounded annual growth rates of more than 20% in the last five years.

Both stocks have rewarded shareholders immensely in the same period.

But what are the factors that propel growth or take it to the next level?

There are many.

For Page Industries and Eicher Motors, it was largely the strength of their respective brands.

But there are many other elements that can influence growth.

One is none other than process efficiencies.

Let's take the case of Vinati Organics.

Vinati Organics is a specialty chemical company. The management, after a lot of research, concluded there was a huge opportunity in IBB. IBB is a key raw material used to manufacture a widely used painkiller, Ibuprofen.

There were many players from China at the time. Vinati tied up with a French company for technology.

More importantly, the company consistently improved its processes.

It kept costs under control. As a result, it could supply IBB at rates below the market and still make money.

Between FY09 and FY15, barring one year, Vinati's profit growth was at a healthy 20% plus each year.

Not surprisingly, the stock rewarded shareholders by nearly doubling in the two years.

So Vinati Organics is a good example of growth being driven by what I call process efficiencies.

Another element that propels growth is a company's presence in a niche segment.

Consider Solar Industries.

This company is in the business of manufacturing industrial explosives.

Now, this is a niche segment with barely 2-3 players present. This is because manufacturing explosives requires industry licenses from the government.

This puts up a huge entry barrier for any new competitors.

The company has a 30% share of the domestic explosives market.

Between FY09 and FY12, Solar Industries grew its profits by 20% plus.

The stock almost doubled in a year.

Clearly, shareholders can make big gains from growth stocks.

That is why I developed my new system to identify high growth stocks - Power Profits.

With my Power Profits system I aim to regularly pick high-quality, high growth stocks. These are stocks that can potentially deliver 100%+ returns in as little as 12 months.

I have already identified 3 extremely lucrative growth stocks for my subscribers.

I believe, these 3 stocks have the potential to deliver gains of 100% or more over the next 12 months.

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Let me tell you a bit about Vinati Organics.

The major growth driver for the company was its focus on consistently improving efficiencies.

It costs in check. As a result, it could sell its product IBB at competitive rates and that too profitably.

The healthy growth in profits that the company reported between FY09 and FY15 did not go unnoticed in the markets.

The stock nearly doubled in two years.

Stellar Profit Growth Leading to Strong Returns

Warm regards,

Radhika Pandit
Radhika Pandit (Research Analyst)
Editor, Power Profits

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