The esteemed Houston Chronicle has published its list of the city's 100 top companies. Given the fact that Houston is absolutely booming right now, this list is harder to overlook than in years past. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy looks at the five companies topping the list, and explains the investing value to be found in these types of ranked lists.
The Motley Fool's chief investment officer has selected his No. 1 stock for this year. Find out which stock it is in the special free report: "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2013." Just click here to access the report and find out the name of this under-the-radar company.