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The CAPS Screen: 5 Tech Stocks Set to Take Off

Investors who want the highest possible returns buy stocks of rapidly growing, dominant companies with sustainable competitive advantages. With that in mind, I used our new CAPS screening tool to find some potential market-beaters in the tech sector, a prime hunting ground for great growth stocks. Below you'll find five tech companies with trailing-three-year earnings growth of 25% or more.

They also have:

  • Market caps greater than $300 million.
  • At least 300 active Motley Fool CAPS picks.
  • Four- or five-star ratings from our CAPS community.

Remember, in the first year for which we have data, CAPS' four- and five-star companies outperformed the overall market with respective gains of 19% and 28%.


Share Price

Market Cap
(in billions)

Trailing-3-yr annualized EPS growth

AU Optronics (NYSE: AUO  )




Activision (Nasdaq: ATVI  )




China Mobile (NYSE: CHL  )




Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ  )




Nokia (NYSE: NOK  )




Data from Motley Fool CAPS as of July 8, 2008.

Of course, screens are merely a first step in the stock-selection process. But it certainly pays to consider a pool of powerful growth stocks, since they are your chance to score big. Come and join us on Motley Fool CAPS to dig into these companies further. Let our 110,000-strong (and counting) CAPS community help you identify tomorrow's multibaggers.

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Ilan Moscovitz is on the hunt for tomorrow's highfliers. Activision is a Motley Fool Stock Advisor selection. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Fool's disclosure policy.

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AUO $4.18 Up +0.07 +1.70%
AU Optronics CAPS Rating: ***
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