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In this edition we take a look at three companies well positioned for strong growth. All three small-cap companies are led by experienced management teams with the expertise necessary to execute their respective business plans and capitalize on promising opportunities.
This Month's Tiny Gems - January 2016
Cancer Genetics (CGIX)
Cancer Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CGIX) is focused on the development of personalized genetic testing for the detection of various cancers, with the goal of significantly increasing treatment efficacy while reducing healthcare costs. CGI's scientific advisory board includes leaders in the areas of hematological malignancies, solid tumor cancers, pharmacogenomics, and clinical trials administration. The company's growing patent base consists of molecular-focused patents for the diagnosis, prognosis, and risk stratification of difficult-to-treat cancers, based on what the company calls "unique algorithms that take into account multiple chromosomal regions associated with particular disease outcomes or treatment decision".
International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO)
International Stem Cell Corp. is a biotechnology company utilizing a proprietary new stem cell technology known as parthenogenesis to significantly advance the field of regenerative medicine. The company's innovative technology uses unfertilized human eggs to create human pluripotent stem cells (hpSC) that can be immune-matched to millions of people around the globe. These stem cells are unique in that they provide the best characteristics of each of the remaining classes of cells without the need for the creation or destruction of a viable embryo.
Nike, Inc. (NKE)
Nike, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), headquartered in Beaverton, OR, is the world's leading sportswear and sporting goods company, with a market cap approaching $100 billion. Founded in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports, and changing its name to NIKE in 1971, the company offers a full range of sports related clothing, accessories, and equipment, through sports and department stores and shops worldwide, as well as directly to consumers over the Internet. Nike's stated mission is "To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world", adding that "if you have a body, you are an athlete", the latter being a mantra used by legendary University of Oregon track and field coach, Bill Bowerman, who, along with Philip Knight, founded the company.
The Clorox Company (CLX)
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle, and International. Clorox is a global company with leading brands that have become household names: its namesake bleach and cleaning products; Green Works naturally derived cleaning products; Ayudín and Poett home care products; Pine-Sol dilutable cleaner; Fresh Step cat litter; Kingsford charcoal; Hidden Valley and K.C. Masterpiece dressings and sauces; Brita water filtration products; Glad bags, wraps and containers; and Burt's Bees natural personal care products.