Updated from 8:03 a.m. EDT

By Stockpickr Guest Columnist Glen Bradford

My general approach is to own only the types of companies I expect to at a minimum double over the next year. I have been asked if I am a value or growth investor. I value growth. I look for a company that is relatively cheap compared with how fast it's growing; given that it's growing at a predictable pace.

Here are three all-star stocks you'll wish you owned. Hint: They're not

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

,

McDonald's

(MCD) - Get Report

and

Coca-Cola

(KO) - Get Report

-- or any other mainstream company.

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