Fortune 40: Stock picks to retire on

Forty stock picks inspired by the greatest investors of all-time: From the deepest values to solid growth, these shares can make retirement dreams come true.

KSWS: The numbers
Market Cap $950 million
Total Return YTD (June 11) -10.6%
Total Return Last 12 Months 4.1%
Earnings Growth (Next Five Years) 13.0%
P/E (Pasts 12 months) 13.9
P/E (Next Year's Estimate) 16.2
Dividend Yield 0.7%
Source: Baseline, as of June 11, 2007.
Small Wonders
K-Swiss is best known for its white leather tennis shoe. The sneaker has fallen out of fashion, particularly with teens, who prefer something more colorful and hip.

The good news is CEO Steven Nichols has gotten the message and is making big changes--installing a new management team, honing the marketing strategy, and developing new products. He's also hired tennis star Anna Kournikova--one of the most-searched names on the Internet--as pitchwoman. The stock sells for just 14 times trailing reported earnings.
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