Video: Going postal- The surprising stock that’s doubled this year

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With a 135 percent rise this year, the third-best-performing stock in the broad S&P 1500 index is an unexpected name: Stamps.com.

Investors might be surprised to hear “stamps” and “best-performing” in the same sentence. But one of the few analysts who covers the company says that the stock has little to do with the art of licking small rectangles, or with your uncle’s philately hobby.