RESTON, Va. (
) -- The small-cap
Russell 2000 Index
has climbed 4.1% in the past three months, and the
S&P 500 Index
of the biggest stocks has risen 5.8%.
In the same period,
has recommended several investments that have bested those returns in our "Under the Radar" series. Here are the top-five performing recommendations of the past three months.
After its recommendation on Oct. 23,
has gained 33%.
( ATHR) After its recommendation on Nov. 24,
has gained 27%.
Since being recommended on Nov. 6,
has gained 24%.
China Automotive Systems:
After its recommendation on Dec. 29,
has jumped 19%. (That's an annualized gain of 5,283%.)
After its recommendation on Dec. 9,
has risen 18%.
Honorable mentions include
, which have increased 17% and 16% since being recommended a little more than two months ago.
-- Reported by David MacDougall in Boston.
Prior to joining TheStreet.com Ratings, David MacDougall was an analyst at Cambridge Associates, an investment consulting firm, where he worked with private equity and venture capital funds. He graduated cum laude from Northeastern University with a bachelor's degree in finance and is a Level III CFA candidate.