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The Best Growth Stocks of 2015

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A company that helps you print stamps? How in the world could that end up being one of the top growth stocks for 2015? Well, it turns out that the death of snail mail has been greatly exaggerated, especially when it comes to businesses.

Think about it this way: An e-commerce company could pay fees and service costs for a Pitney Bowes -type postage machine that helps send products to their required destinations. Or, they could use Stamps.com's software to print their postage with their own computers, and know that the technology being used to print them is integrated not only with the USPS, but with all of the major private delivery companies as well.

That kind of convenience helps explain why the company was able to grow sales by 37% last quarter, while non-GAAP EPS soared 61%. Not surprisingly, the stock burst 34% on the news and has only increased since then.

Netflix -- 144%

Finally, we have a company that many had thought couldn't go any higher than it already had: Netflix. The DVD-to-your-mailbox-turned-streaming-video provider continued to rewrite the rules of how content is both produced and distributed worldwide.

The company's stock jumped 17%, 18%, and 18% following their first three earnings releases, respectively.

In January, Netflix announced subscriber additions that far exceeded expectations. More importantly, the company laid out a two-year vision for its international expansion to roughly 200 countries. In April, it followed that up by reporting 4.9 million new subscribers -- with particular strength abroad. And in July, that subscriber growth continued to come in ahead of expectations.

With the company having already announced a price increase for subscribers in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America, and international expansion coming to an end by December 2016, it will be interesting to see what the company has in store for next year.

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The article The Best Growth Stocks of 2015 originally appeared on Fool.com.

Brian Stoffel owns shares of Amazon.com. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Amazon.com and Netflix. The Motley Fool recommends Stamps.com. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days . We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy .

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