'Under the Radar' Picks for Oct. 5-9

BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- "Under the Radar" uncovers little-known companies worthy of investors' consideration. Here are this week's picks:

Monday: Stocks Soar Up to 86% -- Since the 'Under the Radar' series on small-cap stocks began in May, some recommendations have far exceeded the S&P 500 Index.

Wednesday: DPL Leads Utilities -- Electricity provider DPL offers strong share and dividend growth, making it an appealing defensive stock.

Thursday: Uncle Sam's Deep Pockets -- NCI's only client is the U.S. government, which seems to be the only entity spending money these days.

Friday: WMS Powers Casinos -- Slot-machine maker WMS Industries' revenue and profit have improved, even as casino operators have slumped.

-- Reported by Jake Lynch in Boston.

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