8. Flexible Solutions International ( FSI) Company Profile: Flexible Solutions makes specialty chemicals that reduce water evaporation from lakes, ponds, reservoirs, commercial pools and swimming pools. Shares of Flexible Solutions ramped higher in each month since April, hitting a 52-week high of $3.39 in July. In early April, the company said revenue rose 29% in the first quarter, which pushed the stock higher. The stock climbed higher again in May after Flexible Solutions announced full first-quarter results. Current Share Price: $2.70 (Aug. 30) 2011 Total Return: 111% Analyst Ratings: Only one firm, Taglich Brothers, follows Flexible Solutions, rating the stock as "neutral" with a $3.20 price target. TheStreet Ratings recently upgraded Flexible Solutions to "buy" from "hold," calling attention to the company's "robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins." TheStreet Ratings has a price target of $3.53.