4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Brink's

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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, armored car specialist The Brinks Company (NYS: BCO) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Brink's facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Richmond, Va. (1838)

Market Cap

$1.2 billion

Industry

Security and Protection Services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$3.9 billion

Management

Interim CEO Thomas Schievelbein
CFO Joseph Dziedzic

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

26.3%

Cash/Debt

$200.5 million / $401.4 million

Dividend Yield

1.6%

Competitors

G4S
Garda World Security
Loomis AB

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

On CAPS, 94% of the 299 members who have rated Brink's believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star tenmiles, tapped the stock's recent pullback as an attractive bargain opportunity:

Miss on earnings and revenues (although the latter still up over 13%) has caused stock to crater. [B]uyer around $24 given reasonable new valuation, [free cash flow] and growth prospects outside US. Technicals and fundamentals in alignment now on this one-above average 3 year play.

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At the time this article was published Fool contributorBrian Pacamparaowns no position in any of the companies mentioned.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Brinks. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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