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Leading the list today is Garmin ( GRMN), which makes navigation, communications and information devices based on GPS technology. It has been rated a buy since September 2005. The company has shown outstanding revenue growth, notable return on equity, a two-year pattern of steady increases in EPS, and is carrying no debt. These strengths outweigh the fact that Garmin is trading at a premium valuation according to TheStreet.com Ratings' review of its current price compared with factors such as earnings and book value.