6. Standard Microsystems (SMSC) designs and sells silicon-based integrated circuits. Standard swung to a fiscal first-quarter profit of $630,000, or 3 cents a share, from a year-earlier loss. Revenue increased 56% to $97 million. The operating margin turned positive. Standard's stock trades at a forward earnings multiple of 9.8, a book value multiple of 1.2, a sales multiple of 1.3 and a cash flow multiple of 8.8 -- 19%, 78%, 59% and 34% discounts to semiconductor industry averages. All eight researchers following Standard Microsystems rate its stock "buy."