5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: MagnaChip Semiconductor

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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, consumer gadget chip maker MagnaChip Semiconductor (NYS: MX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

MagnaChip facts

HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Market Cap$459.6 million
IndustrySemiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$772.8 million
ManagementChairman/CEO Sang Park
President/COO Tae Young Hwang
Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)14.5%
Cash/Debt$162.1 million / $204.2 million
CompetitorsHimax Technologies
Samsung Electronics
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 40 members who have rated MagnaChip believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those bulls, geomedf, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Growth from its deal with Apple and Atmel. It provides the technology for Apple's iPad and Atmel's touch screens. The iPad's continued success will have a direct impact on growing revenues at a healthy rate.

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