4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Syneron Medical

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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, aesthetic medical products specialist Syneron Medical (NAS: ELOS) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Syneron facts

Headquarters (Founded)Yokneam Illit, Israel (2000)
Market Cap$373.8 million
IndustryHealthcare equipment
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$220.8 million
ManagementCEO Louis Scafuri (since 2009)
CFO Asaf Alperovitz (since 2010)
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)(15%)
Cash/Debt$151.0 million / $0
CompetitorsCutera
Cynosure
Lumenis

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 774 members who have rated Syneron believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those bulls, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner (TMFSpiffyPop), took another shot at Syneron:

This former Rule Breaker has bounced back pretty well from our sell recommendation in 2009. It has a lot of cash (always did), so the underlying business isn't priced for much. I'll rejoin the fray on this one and give it another green thumb. Please note, this may be a contrary indicator: I struck out in my first at-bat with [Syneron].

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