Peet's Coffee and Tea, Inc. (Symbol PEET, $33.80) is a company with a 17.33% long term earnings growth rate. 5 year sales growth is 14.15% and these guys will deliver groceries to you too! 2010 earnings per share are looking like $1.29 for 2010 and $1.55 for 2011. This California based company has a Quick ratio , (assets to liabilities) of 6: to 1, and plenty of space for upside revenue growth.
Caribou Coffee Company (Symbol CBOU, $10.44) is our low priced stock entry here. This Minnesota based company is up 38.86% year to date and 54.24% over 3 years. Sales are growing about 8% a year, but if you are in Minnesota it is cold in the morning and you will need your coffee to warm up. This is worth a look as a Small Cap holding in your portfolio. 2010 earnings of .42 cents per share and 2011 is projected at .56 cents per share.