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After it plunged to a lowly two-star rank earlier this year, more top-performing CAPS members have warmed to Longtop Financial Technologies (NYSE:LFT), lifting its rank to five stars. A total of 144 members have given their opinion on the Chinese software and services firm, with many offering analysis and commentary to explain their recent optimism.

Like other Chinese companies such as Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and AgFeed Industries (NASDAQ:FEED), Longtop's shares have booked incredible gains so far this year. China's business boom is attracting the attention of big players such as IBM (NYSE:IBM), and many investors see Longtop playing a key role in China's growing need for information technology services. It was recently named the No. 1 and No. 2 market share leader in China's banking and insurance IT solution markets, respectively, by analyst firm IDC.

Longtop focuses on the largest customers in each of its segments, and its clients include some of China's largest banks and insurance companies -- the equivalent of a U.S. company landing Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), and Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) as customers.

That strategy is paying off. Along with local competitor Yucheng Technologies, Longtop reported strong revenue growth in its most recent quarter, enjoying strong demand across its segments. The company faced headwinds in its ATM services business, which accounts for a smaller portion of revenue. Nonetheless, it raised its fiscal 2010 revenue and earnings forecasts, expecting growth to continue across its segments.

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