Named: 4 shares that could keep giving market-thumping returns

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So far in 2016 it has been very rare that I have been able to say that the S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) has posted a very positive last 30 days. But for once it has, putting on a gain of almost 6% during the period despite a shaky set of results from Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ).

Four stand-out performers during the last 30 days which I believe can keep climbing higher are:

Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN)

Ansell shares have climbed over 15% in the last 30 days. The shares appeared to be trading at a real discount at just 12x estimated FY 2016 earnings 30 days ago. No doubt the company used this to its advantage when conducting its US$100 million share buyback program. Despite the shares of the leading provider of health and safety protection solutions now trading at 14x estimated FY 2016 earnings, I still feel they are good value and could climb higher.

Catapult Group International Ltd (ASX: CAT)

The shares of this leading sports analytics company have climbed a massive 25% since this time last month. The jump in its share price can be attributed to a great third quarter where the company reported unit orders up 118% year-on-year. As well as this the client list continues to get larger and larger thanks to the quality and success of its products. The US National Women’s Soccer League joins a burgeoning client list which includes the newly crowned English Premier League champions Leicester City.

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP)

Domino’s has climbed 16% in the last 30 days, taking its 12-month share price return to a massive 72%. I believe the share price will climb higher still thanks to bumper full year earnings. As 45% of the company’s revenue comes from the Japanese market, the company stands to benefit from a weak Australian dollar and an incredibly strong Japanese yen. In the last 12 months the dollar has weakened by a massive 12% against the yen.

Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG)

Shareholders of the franchisor of Gloria Jean’s and Donut King have seen its share price climb by almost 11% during this period. I have been very impressed with the company’s recent performance which saw half-year profit jump 27% to $32 million. Management has aggressive expansion plans which I believe should help it continue to produce strong results like this. The fact that the company is expected to pay an estimated fully franked 5.6% dividend in FY 2016 means this is a great share to have in your portfolio in the current low interest environment.

Foolish takeaway

These shares may have climbed a lot in recent times, but I do believe that there is substance backing up these rises. I believe all four shares are capable of producing strong results in the next few months which will be the catalyst to take them even higher.

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Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Retail Food Group Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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