Company Profile: Copart is a provider of online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.Current Share Price: $37.38 (Jan. 4) Potential Upside: 14% based on a price target of $42.50 Barrington's Take: Copart again makes Barrington's list, although there isn't as much upside given the 12% rally in shares during December. Still, Barrington sees value in Copart thanks to brand-awareness initiatives the company has undertaken as well as new business due to a national contract with Allstate (ALL). "Growth within the whole car market, the positive implications from the Allstate national contract, and lower levels of marketing spending should cumulatively lead to a resumption of mid-teens earnings growth in ," Barrington wrote.
Imax (IMAX) Company Profile: Imax is an entertainment technology company, specializing in motion picture technologies and large-format motion picture presentations. Current Share Price: $27.76 (Jan. 4) Potential Upside: 14% based on a price target of $32 Barrington's Take: Imax was one of the Barrington's best performing picks in 2010, and the firm still sounds optimistic on the company's future prospects. "Over time, film slate issues are transient, and we do not feel that changes in the content distribution system will derail the opportunity IMAX holds in capitalizing on its ability to deliver a premium entertainment experience at price levels core audiences appear to view as reasonable," Barrington analysts wrote.
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