4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: NVIDIA

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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, graphics-chip maker NVIDIA (NAS: NVDA) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

NVIDIA facts

Headquarters (founded)Santa Clara, Calif. (1993)
Market Cap$7.5 billion
IndustrySemiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$4.0 billion
ManagementCo-Founder/CEO Jen-Hsun Huang
Co-Founder/Vice President of Research Chris Malachowsky
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)10.5%
Cash/Debt$3.1 billion / $20.8 million
Competitors

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 5,502 members who have rated NVIDIA believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, All-Star echofarmer, tapped NVIDIA as a possible value opportunity:

Mainly, to me, the difficulty is assessing the wild swings in the top line. But there is much to like here. In fact, [NVIDIA] may represent something of a value here. The P/E is relatively low, and the company has had good cash flow throughout all of the ups and downs (mostly downs) over the past few years. Very clean balance sheet with a solid cash position. I'm going to leave this one in the portfolio... for now.

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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 buying shares of NVIDIA and Intel, as well as writing puts on NVIDIA. The Motley Fool owns shares of Intel and Qualcomm. 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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