4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: TriQuint 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, radio frequency solutions supplier TriQuint Semiconductor (NAS: TQNT) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

TriQuint facts

Headquarters (founded)Hillsboro, Ore. (1981)
Market Cap$889.4 million
IndustrySemiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$896.1 million
ManagementCEO Ralph Quinsey (since 2002)
CFO Steven Buhaly (since 2007)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)11.8%
Cash/Debt$162.3 million / $0
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 626 members who have rated TriQuint believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just last week, one of those Fools, NHWeston102, tapped TriQuint as an attractive turnaround opportunity:

Everything I have liked about [TriQuint] remains in place, especially the vital connection with Apple. If Apple was to buy [into the semiconductor] industry -- and I cannot say they will -- they'd pounce on [TriQuint]. Ready to recover soon.

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At the time this article was published Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. The Fool owns shares of TriQuint and Apple. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of and creating a bull call spread position in Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.

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