4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Marvell

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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, chip maker Marvell Technology (NAS: MRVL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Marvell facts

Headquarters (founded)Hamilton, Bermuda (1995)
Market Cap$8.7 billion
IndustrySemiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$3.4 billion
ManagementCo-Founder/Chairman/CEO Dr. Sehat Sutardja
Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer Dr. Pantas Sutardja
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)12.8%
Cash/Debt$2.3 billion / $0
CompetitorsLSI
STMicroelectronics
Texas Instruments

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 1,444 members who have rated Marvell believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Earlier this week, one of those bulls, fellow Fool Anders Bylund (TMFZahrim), tapped the stock as a particularly smart selection:

Marvell is coming out of this setback with flying colors, ready to capitalize on market share shifts, renewed Chinese smartphone interest, and the proliferation of smart, Internet-connected consumer electronics. "The future is everything smart, smart TV, smart set-top boxes, smart everything, smart appliances, smart -- whatever it is that you want," Sutardja said. "Everything that you have in the smartphones, multiply that by many times performance to fit in the display size of a TV."

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