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Today we look at small-cap stocks. This list, updated daily, is based on data from the close of the previous trading session. These are stocks of companies that have market capitalizations of between $50 million and $500 million that rank near the top of all stocks rated by our proprietary quantitative model, which looks at more than 62 factors. In addition, the stocks must be followed by at least one financial analyst who posts estimates on the Institutional Brokers' Estimate System. The stocks are ordered by their potential to appreciate.
Up first today is Tessco Technologies (TESS - Get Report), which provides support and services for businesses that use wireless, voice, data, fixed and in-building systems. The company's stock has been rated a buy since December 2004. Among the company's strengths include notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive stock-price performance and net income growth.
These strengths overcome the company's low profit margins and give it considerable upside potential.
Dynamex (DDMX) provides same-day delivery and logistics services in the U.S. and Canada. It has been rated a buy since December 2004. The company's strengths include its notable return on equity, revenue growth, solid financial position and reasonable debt levels. Dynamex also has had solid stock price performance and an impressive record of earnings-per-share growth. TheStreet.com Ratings believes these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.