6 High Growth Small Cap Services Stocks With Analyst Love

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Includes: BEBE, BIOS, CARB, CBOU, CGX, CMLS
by: ZetaKap

Interested in services stocks? Do you prefer investing in stocks that analysts rate as 'strong buy'? Do you prefer stocks that can bring in profits over the next year? If so, here are some ideas to start your stock search.

EPS growth (earnings per share growth) illustrates the growth of earnings per share over time. The 1-Year Expected EPS Growth Rate is an annual growth estimate, where the growth projections are made by analysts, the company or other credible sources.

We first looked for services stocks. We next screened for businesses that analysts rate as "Strong Buy" (mean recommendation < 2). We next screened for businesses with estimated high-growth, with 1-year projected EPS growth above 25%.

Do you think these stocks offer both value and growth? Use our list along with your own analysis.

1) Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOU)

Sector: Services
Industry: Specialty Eateries
Market Cap: $239.70M
Beta: 1.71
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Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. has a Analysts' Rating of 1.20 and 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 30.61%. The short interest was 13.06% as of 05/24/2012. Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. owns and operates coffeehouses. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Commercial, and Franchise. The Retail segment offers premium coffee and espresso-based beverages, food, specialty teas, whole bean coffee, branded merchandise, and related products.

2) Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB)

Sector: Services
Industry: Business Services
Market Cap: $197.18M
Beta: -
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Carbonite, Inc. has a Analysts' Rating of 1.30 and 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 38.00%. The short interest was 6.61% as of 05/24/2012. Carbonite, Inc. provides online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses. The company offers online backup solutions with access to files stored on its servers, known as the Carbonite Personal Cloud. Its backup solutions work in the background, automatically, and continuously uploading encrypted copies of its customers' files to Carbonite Personal Cloud.

3) Bebe Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE)

Sector: Services
Industry: Apparel Stores
Market Cap: $518.69M
Beta: 1.28
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Bebe Stores, Inc. has a Analysts' Rating of 1.30 and 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 73.33%. The short interest was 4.54% as of 05/24/2012. bebe stores, inc. engages in the design, development, and production of women's apparel and accessories. Its products include a range of separates, tops, dresses, active wear, and accessories in career, evening, casual, and active lifestyle categories. The company markets its products under the bebe, BEBE SPORT, bbsp, and 2b bebe brand names targeting 21 to 34-year-old woman.

4) Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS)

Sector: Services
Industry: Broadcasting - Radio
Market Cap: $425.60M
Beta: 2.30
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Cumulus Media Inc. has a Analysts' Rating of 1.50 and 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 52.94%. The short interest was 9.05% as of 05/24/2012. Cumulus Media Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates commercial radio stations in the United States. The company engages in the sale of local, regional, and national advertising for broadcast on its radio stations. As of December 31, 2011, it owned or operated approximately 570 radio stations in 120 media markets; operated radio networks serving approximately 4,500 affiliates; and provided sales and marketing services for 7 radio stations.

5) Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:CGX)

Sector: Services
Industry: Business Services
Market Cap: $294.50M
Beta: 1.91
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Consolidated Graphics, Inc. has a Analysts' Rating of 1.50 and 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 25.39%. The short interest was 7.63% as of 05/24/2012. Consolidated Graphics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides general commercial printing and print-related services in the United States and Canada. The company offers commercial printing and print-related services, such as traditional print services, including electronic prepress, digital and offset printing, finishing, storage, and delivery of printed documents, which are manufactured to the customers' design specifications; fulfillment and mailing services for such printed materials; and technology solutions that enable customers to procure and manage printed material and/or design, procure, distribute, track, and analyze results of printing-based marketing programs and activities. It also provides cross media capabilities, which allow customers to supplement the message of their printed materials through other media, such as the Internet, email, or text messages.

6) BioScrip Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOS)

Sector: Services
Industry: Drug Stores
Market Cap: $394.27M
Beta: 1.57
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BioScrip Inc. has a Analysts' Rating of 1.50 and 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 309.09%. The short interest was 3.66% as of 05/24/2012. BioScrip, Inc. provides pharmacy and home health services in the United States. Its Infusion/Home Health Services segment offers home infusion services that include the intravenous administration of medications to treat various acute and chronic conditions, such as infections, nutritional deficiencies, immunologic and neurologic conditions, cancer, pain, and palliative care; and home infusion therapies comprising parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, antimicrobial therapy, chemotherapy, immune globulin therapy, pain management, hemophilia, and respiratory therapy/home medical equipment.

*Company profiles were sourced from Finviz. Financial data was sourced from Yahoo Finance.

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