4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: RPX

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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, patent risk management specialist RPX (NAS: RPXC) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

RPX facts

Headquarters (founded)San Francisco (2008)
Market Cap$674.3 million
IndustryResearch and consulting services
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$163.5 million
ManagementCo-Founder/CEO John Amster
Co-Founder/COO Geoffrey Barker
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity15.4%
Cash/Debt$252.1 million / $0
CompetitorsAcacia Research
Jones Day
Walker Digital, LLC

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

On CAPS, 99% of the 72 members who have rated RPX believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Earlier this week, one of those bulls, All-Star sikiliza, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Small, well positioned to take advantage of the patent wave. Management has years of experience and this is a strong fundamentals, growth story that could do really well in the coming years. Not enough past data to carry out any meaningful cashflow valuation but [operating cash flow] generation is up [roughly 4 times] in the last 4 years.

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At the time this article was published Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended writing covered calls on RPX. 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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