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Relatively High Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of NewStar Financial in the Specialized Finance Industry (NEWS, REXI, MKTX, ICE, MORN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Finance industry with the highest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

NewStar Financial ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 92.9%. Following is Resource America with a projected earnings growth of 38.9%. MarketAxess Holdings ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 27.5%.

IntercontinentalExchange follows with a projected earnings growth of 22.8%, and Morningstar rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 19.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of IntercontinentalExchange on July 12th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $259.74. Since that recommendation, shares of IntercontinentalExchange have risen 9.9%. We continue to monitor IntercontinentalExchange for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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