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Each business day, we compile a list of the top five stocks in one of five categories -- fast-growth, all-around value, large-cap, mid-cap and small-cap.Today, small-cap stocks are in the spotlight. These companies have market capitalizations between $50 million and $500 million and receive "buy"-ratings from our proprietary quantitative model, which considers more than 60 factors. They are ordered by their potential to appreciate. Hawkins (HWKN - Get Report) blends and distributes bulk and specialty chemicals for water treatment and industrial and pharmaceutical use. We have rated Hawkins buy since January 2003.