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If you are looking to increase your exposure to high growth stocks, while decreasing your portfolio’s market risk, you may find this article to be an interesting starting point for your own research.

To construct this list we looked for stocks with market cap above $300M and the following characteristics:

- 5-year expected growth rate > 20%
- Beta between 0 and 1
- Significantly undervalued relative to analysts estimates

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.


We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.



Given this information, which of these growth stocks are you most bullish about?

1. Nxstage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM):
Medical Appliances & Equipment Industry. Market cap of $1.06B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 25.0%. Beta of 0.82. This stock has a potential upside of 39.13%, given its current price of $19.37 and analysts' target price $26.95. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.47% (equivalent to 12.07 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 12.81% over the last week.

2. Cyberonics Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX):
Medical Appliances & Equipment Industry. Market cap of $758.36M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 24.08%. Beta of 0.89. This stock has a potential upside of 38.21%, given its current price of $26.09 and analysts' target price $36.06. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.24% (equivalent to 11.29 days of average volume). The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 18.32%.

3. Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG):
Gold Industry. Market cap of $37.62B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 31.49%. Beta of 0.51. This stock has a potential upside of 37.97%, given its current price of $47.4 and analysts' target price $65.4.

4. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL): Drug Related Products Industry. Market cap of $973.54M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 30.0%. Beta of 0.83. This stock has a potential upside of 37.14%, given its current price of $20.22 and analysts' target price $27.73. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 21.57% (equivalent to 16.94 days of average volume).

5. WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD):
Internet Information Providers Industry. Market cap of $2.82B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 25.0%. Beta of 0.92. This stock has a potential upside of 36.17%, given its current price of $46.58 and analysts' target price $63.43. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.84% (equivalent to 5.14 days of average volume). The stock has lost 1.45% over the last year.

6. VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $643.66M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 53.5%. Beta of 0.93. This stock has a potential upside of 34.39%, given its current price of $7.88 and analysts' target price $10.59. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 21.73% (equivalent to 7.47 days of average volume). The stock has lost 28.22% over the last year.

7. United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ:UTHR): Drug Manufacturers Ιndustry. Market cap of $3.24B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 59.64%. Beta of 0.63. This stock has a potential upside of 33.0%, given its current price of $55.49 and analysts' target price $73.8. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 10.36% (equivalent to 7.08 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 6.22% over the last week.

8. Petrohawk Energy Corporation (NYSE:HK):
Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $7.34B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 34.24%. Beta of 0.69. This stock has a potential upside of 32.94%, given its current price of $23.71 and analysts' target price $31.52. The stock has gained 11.44% over the last year.

9. 51job Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS):
Staffing & Outsourcing Services Industry. Market cap of $1.36B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.7%. Beta of 0.96. This stock has a potential upside of 32.92%, given its current price of $47.02 and analysts' target price $62.5. The stock is currently stuck in a downtrend, trading -12.52% below its SMA20, -18.25% below its SMA50, and -7.69% below its SMA200. The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 20.57%.

10. Conceptus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTS): Medical Instruments & Supplies Industry. Market cap of $384.88M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 21.67%. Beta of 0.78. This stock has a potential upside of 32.44%, given its current price of $12.3 and analysts' target price $16.29. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.6% (equivalent to 11.34 days of average volume). The stock has lost 29.24% over the last year.

11. SonoSite Inc. (NASDAQ:SONO): Medical Instruments & Supplies Industry. Market cap of $452.55M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 34.93%. Beta of 0.99. This stock has a potential upside of 30.61%, given its current price of $32.54 and analysts' target price $42.5. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.4% (equivalent to 11.27 days of average volume). The stock has gained 18.13% over the last year.

12. Coinstar Inc. (CSTR):
Business Equipment Industry. Market cap of $1.52B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.28%. Beta of 0.76. This stock has a potential upside of 30.25%, given its current price of $47.97 and analysts' target price $62.48. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 40.97% (equivalent to 11.65 days of average volume). The stock has lost 7.45% over the last year.

13. LAN Airlines S.A. (NYSE:LFL):
Regional Airlines Industry. Market cap of $9.24B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.63%. Beta of 0.82. This stock has a potential upside of 29.87%, given its current price of $26.55 and analysts' target price $34.48. The stock has gained 43.22% over the last year.

14. Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI):
Multimedia & Graphics Software Industry. Market cap of $6.09B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 20.71%. Beta of 0.96. This stock has a potential upside of 28.13%, given its current price of $53.11 and analysts' target price $68.05. The stock has gained 39.95% over the last year.

15. Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $621.57M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 35.0%. Beta of 0.42. This stock has a potential upside of 25.11%, given its current price of $24.09 and analysts' target price $30.14. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.54% (equivalent to 9.37 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 10.73% over the last week.

16. Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN):
Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $1.04B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 43.0%. Beta of 0.33. This stock has a potential upside of 24.66%, given its current price of $16.71 and analysts' target price $20.83. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.23% (equivalent to 17.2 days of average volume). The stock has gained 54.17% over the last year.

17. Monro Muffler Brake Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO):
Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $964.70M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.8%. Beta of 0.47. This stock has a potential upside of 24.64%, given its current price of $31.13 and analysts' target price $38.8. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.83% (equivalent to 11.15 days of average volume). The stock has gained 24.42% over the last year.

18. Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP): Drugs Industry. Market cap of $2.13B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 28.3%. Beta of 0.73. This stock has a potential upside of 24.58%, given its current price of $35.89 and analysts' target price $44.71. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.75% (equivalent to 6.34 days of average volume).

19. Accelrys Inc. (NASDAQ:ACCL): Information Technology Services Industry. Market cap of $389.39M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.25%. Beta of 0.95. This stock has a potential upside of 24.28%, given its current price of $6.96 and analysts' target price $8.65. The stock has gained 10.02% over the last year.

20. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $2.31B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 46.2%. Beta of 0.97. This stock has a potential upside of 23.73%, given its current price of $35.9 and analysts' target price $44.42. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.3% (equivalent to 5.89 days of average volume).

21. Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA): Electric Utilities Industry. Market cap of $2.42B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 61.6%. Beta of 0.66. This stock has a potential upside of 23.7%, given its current price of $16.33 and analysts' target price $20.2.

22. Heartware International Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR): Medical Instruments & Supplies Industry. Market cap of $978.72M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 64.5%. Beta of 0.92. This stock has a potential upside of 23.62%, given its current price of $70.07 and analysts' target price $86.62. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.39% (equivalent to 10.03 days of average volume). The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 10.26%.

23. Zep, Inc. (NYSE:ZEP): Cleaning Products Industry. Market cap of $406.55M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 29.8%. Beta of 0.95. This stock has a potential upside of 23.29%, given its current price of $18.25 and analysts' target price $22.5. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 6.01% over the last week.

24. Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI): Medical Appliances & Equipment Industry. Market cap of $1.72B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 23.0%. Beta of 0.78. This stock has a potential upside of 23.24%, given its current price of $29.91 and analysts' target price $36.86. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.43% (equivalent to 12.85 days of average volume). The stock has gained 19.19% over the last year.

25. Tower Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TWGP): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Market cap of $959.27M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.73%. Beta of 0.62. This stock has a potential upside of 22.54%, given its current price of $22.85 and analysts' target price $28.0. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.38% (equivalent to 13.47 days of average volume). The stock has gained 6.08% over the last year.

26. Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA): Business Software & Services Industry. Market cap of $1.38B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 23.5%. Beta of 0.97. This stock has a potential upside of 22.52%, given its current price of $36.73 and analysts' target price $45.0. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.58% (equivalent to 10.11 days of average volume). The stock has gained 20.34% over the last year.

27. Tredegar Corp. (NYSE:TG):
Rubber & Plastics Industry. Market cap of $562.56M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 21.9%. Beta of 0.63. This stock has a potential upside of 22.31%, given its current price of $17.17 and analysts' target price $21.0.

28. Kennedy Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KW): Property Management Industry. Market cap of $482.16M. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 25.0%. Beta of 0.13. This stock has a potential upside of 22.26%, given its current price of $11.86 and analysts' target price $14.5. The stock has gained 7.62% over the last year.

29. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN):
Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $8.35B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 37.21%. Beta of 0.65. This stock has a potential upside of 21.22%, given its current price of $45.76 and analysts' target price $55.47. After a solid performance over the last year, ALXN has pulled back during recent sessions. The stock has gained 68.8% over the last year.

30. Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ:ODFL): Trucking Industry. Market cap of $2.05B. 5-year expected EPS growth rate at 22.44%. Beta of 0.62. This stock has a potential upside of 20.24%, given its current price of $35.13 and analysts' target price $42.24. The stock has gained 43.88% over the last year.

*All data sourced from Finviz.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: 30 High Growth Low Beta Stocks Undervalued by Analysts' Estimates