"Under the Radar" feature highlights small companies with big growth potential. Here are the 10 best-performing stocks from the series.
: Shares of Ebix, which supplies software products and advice to insurers, have gained 75% since the company was
on May 21. Ebix's net income for the first nine months of the year has increased 38% to $26.7 million, or $2.17 a share.
: Cott shares have advanced 50% since it was
on Aug. 4. The company, which produces soda and energy drinks, reported a combined $71 million profit for the past three quarters after a year-earlier loss of $109.4 million.
: Shares of NewMarket, which makes lubricants and petroleum additives, have risen 43% since it was
on June 4. The company's stock has more than tripled in the past year.
: Shares of the technology consulting firm are up 38% since the company was
on June 17. CGI has jumped 68% in the past year.
( MVL): Shares of the film and comic-book maker have climbed 34% since the company was
on Aug. 7. Marvel, which is being acquired by
, plans to release the movies
Iron Man 2
: The company's shares have gained 25% since it was
on July 30. Sykes provides customer-service support to other companies and has been gaining as more firms outsource these duties to save money.
: The company's shares have climbed 24% since the company was
on May 20. Courts, government agencies and law enforcers use Tyler's customizable software to do everything from manage land records to process parking tickets.
: Shares of software maker have risen 21% since it was
on May 20. Pegasystems stock has more than doubled this year.
: The investment bank's shares have climbed 20% since it was
on June 1. The company's shares have gained 50% this year.
( PEET): Shares of the coffee shop chain have increased 14% since it was
on Oct. 21. Peet's is vying with
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
to buy Diedrich Coffee.
-- Compiled by Danielle Kost in Boston