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Small Gems in the Rough

By David Braverman Small-cap stocks continue to beat large-cap stocks in the first month of 2002 after outperforming their larger brethen in 2001. The S&P 600 SmallCap index has slipped 0.64% from Dec. 31 through Jan. 30, while the S&P 500 large-cap benchmark has lost 3.01%.

The following nine companies are ranked 5 STARS (buy) by Standard & Poor's analysts. Each has a market capitalization of less than $1 billion.

Ameripath (PATH)

Elantec Semiconductor (ELNT)

Evergreen Resources (EVG)

FTI Consulting (FCN)

Kaydon (KDN)

Landstar System (LSTR)

PF Changs China Bistro (PFCB)

Tripos (TRPS)

Watson Wyatt (WW)

David Braverman is senior portfolio officer for Standard & Poor's

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