5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: RBC Bearings

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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, ball bearings manufacturer RBC Bearings (NAS: ROLL) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

RBC facts

HeadquartersOxford, Conn.
Market Cap$1.0 billion
IndustryIndustrial machinery
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$375.1 million
ManagementChairman/CEO Michael Hartnett
CFO Daniel Bergeron
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)10.9%
Cash/Debt$59.7 million / $1.1 million
CompetitorsEmerson Electric
Kaydon
Minebea

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 125 members who have rated RBC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those bulls, fellow Fool Andy Cross (TMFOpie), succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

It's all about ball bearings these days. RBC makes super highly engineered bearings for its aero, military and industrial clients. It often makes these to spec after years of working with the clients. Big after market business too. There is pent up demand for these kinds of services and RBC is a small-cap set to benefit. Outperform 5 years, through any cycles that pop up.   

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