Value Investor: Three market darlings to watch

These listed companies have delivered strong revenue and earnings growth, but there are questions about whether they are trading above their market value.

Seek Limited (ASX: SEK), REA Group (REA) and Carsales (CRZ) are three market favourites which continue to deliver strong revenue and earnings growth and rising dividends. Their recent full-year results were no exception: The reported after-tax profits of REA Group, Seek and Carsales grew 30 per cent, 27 per cent and 15 per cent, with total full year dividends 36 per cent, 37 per cent and 13 per cent higher respectively.

Why have they been so successful? Why are they so popular with investors? And most importantly, are they in value and worth buying right now?

Their success and popularity can be traced to several common factors.

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