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1. TeamStaff ( TSTF)

Company Profile: TeamStaff is a staffing provider specializing in health-care, logistical, information-technology and office administration personnel.

Shares of TeamStaff initially popped in May after the company was chosen as the single source for integrated medical support for the Department of Veterans Affairs' Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy program, an award that carries a total maximum value of $140 million. The company has also been awarded other contracts, including the Navy SeaPort-e "prime" contract in July, which allows TeamStaff access to bid on $5.3 billion of services via task orders issued under the SeaPort-e program.

Share Price: $2.09 (Dec. 2)

2011 Total Return: 310%

Analyst Ratings: No Wall Street research analysts follow TeamStaff.

TheStreet Ratings has a "sell" rating on TeamStaff, noting the company's "disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins."

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