5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Titanium Metals

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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, titanium products manufacturer Titanium Metals (NYS: TIE) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Titanium Metals' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

TIMET facts

Headquarters (founded)Dallas (1950)
Market Cap$2.81 billion
IndustryDiversified metals and mining
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$1.0 billion
ManagementCEO Bobby O'Brien (since 2009)
CFO James Brown (since 2007)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)6.8%
Cash/Debt$96.0 million / $0
Dividend Yield1.9%
CompetitorsAllegheny Technologies
Carpenter Technology
RTI International Metals

Source: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 2,628 members who have rated TIMET believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, badducky, highlighted TIMET as a solid growth opportunity:

The future of our economy, as the baby boomers ride off into the sunset, is going to be in high technology consumer goods, and a lot of these things benefit from precious metals, rare earth minerals, etc. Titanium is going to be huge, and it's already huge. [TIMET] is a powerful, consistent player in the field.

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At the time this article was published Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of TIMET. 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 Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.

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