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Estimates of corporate profits for 2019 are trending downwards, due to decelerating GDP growth and rising expenses, particularly labor costs. “With economic growth slowing and firms struggling to maintain margins, investors should focus on 50 firms that are expected to deliver the fastest 2019 sales growth,” Goldman Sachs recommends in their most recent U.S. Weekly Kickstart recent report.
Among those 50 firms are these eight: NextEra Energy Inc. (NEE), CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF), J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT), Autodesk Inc. (ADSK), Red Hat Inc. (RHT), Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), and Gartner Inc. (IT). The table below compares them to the median stock in the S&P 500 Index (SPX). This is the second of two
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