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( PPD) was one of Monday's small-cap winners as the Ada, Okla., company posted a 55% jump in third-quarter earnings. The company posted income of $13.4 million, or 93 cents a share, up from $8.6 million, or 55 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue totaled $111.2 million, up from $107.6 million a year ago. Shares were gaining $1.85, or 4.6%, to $42.05.

PetMed Express

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gained after the Pompano Beach, Fla.-based pet-medicine company saw second-quarter income climb 22%. The company posted earnings of $3.3 million, or 14 cents a share, up from $2.7 million, or 11 cents, last year. Sales totaled $43.8 million, up 13%. Analysts were looking for earnings of 13 cents a share on revenue of $45.4 million. Shares were trading up $1.28, or 11.2%, to $12.76.

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Astec Industries

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, a Chattanooga, Tenn., maker of road-building equipment, beat Wall Street's third-quarter earnings expectations. The company posted income of $10 million, or 46 cents a share, compared with $10.1 million, or 47 cents a share, a year ago. Sales totaled $171.5 million, up 15% from a year ago. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 42 cents a share. Shares were rising $2.82, or 10.8%, to $29.02.

Blyth

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lost ground after the Greenwich, Conn., company, which sells scented candles, bath gels and other items, was downgraded by Avondale Partners to market-underperform from market-perform. Shares were trading down $2.08, or 8%, to $23.87.