1. Daily Journal Corp. ( DJCO) sells profession-oriented newspapers.

The numbers: Fiscal first-quarter profit rose 19% to $2.1 million, or $1.51 a share, as revenue inched up 0.5% to $9.9 million. Daily Journal's operating margin extended from 28% to 32%. Its balance sheet stores $64 million of cash and no debt.

The stock: Daily Journal has increased 80% over the past year, outperforming major indices. The stock trades at a price-to-earnings ratio of 11 and a price-to-book ratio of 1.6, a 46% and 56% discount to respective peer-group averages.

-- Reported by Jake Lynch in Boston.

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