Sunday, December 8, 2013

America's fastest-growing blue chips

Each of these firms is expected to boost sales at least 20% in the year ahead.

InterContinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), which is expected to more than double in size thanks to a merger with the NYSE.

Tenet Healthcare (NYSE: THC), which is expected to see a 46% jump in revenue thanks to a recently-completed acquisition of Vanguard Health Services.

NRG Energy's (NYSE: NRG) recent move to acquire assets from the bankrupt Edison Mission Energy will also lead to a sizable 29% spike in 2014 revenues.

Corning's (NYSE: GLW) assumption of Samsung's share in a joint partnership should give a quick boost to the top line.

McKesson's (NYSE: MCK) $8 billion proposed purchase of German drug wholesaler Celesio should boost sales more than 20%.

Actavis' (NYSE: ACT) $8 billion acquisition of drug maker Warner-Chilcott is providing a solid top-line boost.

Constellation Brands' (NYSE: STZ) June, 2013 acquisition of the U.S. arm of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo is helping to move the sales needle.

Total Systems and Services (NYSE: TSS) summer 2013 purchase of debit-card provider NetSpend creates an industry leader in a fast-growing segment.

Of these four tech firms, only (Nasdaq: PCLN) trades for less than 40 times projected 2014 profits:

 You will also find impressive growth stories playing out in energy, pharmaceuticals and housing.

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE: COG) is the fastest organically-growing company in the S&P 500. Robust levels of drilling activity -- both here in the U.S. and elsewhere--are also helping boost demand for energy service providers Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE) and Rowan Cos. (NYSE: RDC).

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