4-Star Small-Caps Set to Soar: Hi-Tech Pharmacal


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, specialty drug maker Hi-Tech Pharmacal (NAS: HITK) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hi-Tech and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Hi-Tech facts

Headquarters (founded)

Amityville, N.Y. (1982)

Market Cap

$435.2 million



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$225.8 million


Chairman/CEO David Seltzer (since 1998)
CFO William Peters (since 2004)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$92.3 million/$1.5 million


Mylan (NAS: MYL)
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Watson Pharmaceuticals

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 92% of the 222 members who have rated Hi-Tech believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, arrowboy, tapped Hi-Tech as a particularly attractive growth opportunity:

Using Peter Lynch motivated stock screen found this gem. Good growth in revenue and EPS. P/E less than half the [three-year EPS growth rate]. Still small enough to grow substantially at <$500M mkt cap. The single negative is the high institutional ownership (>60%) which brings the analysts following as well.

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