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U. S. Lime and Mineral (USLM)
This supplier of lime and limestone products used to manufacture concrete, fertilizer, paper and steel is positioned to profit as federal stimulus money pours into infrastructure rebuilding. Global demand for products from U. S. Lime and Mineral (No. 41) should climb for decades as China and India modernize, says Randy Bateman, portfolio manager of the Huntington Situs Fund, which focuses on small companies.

Headquartered in Dallas, the company benefits from low taxes and operating costs. "You'll enjoy holding this stock for a good long while," Bateman says.

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Source: From the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business. Stock picks are valid only as of that date.
LAST UPDATE: Jul 07 2009 | 11:12 AM ET
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