4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: United Technologies
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, aerospace and building systems conglomerate United Technologies (NYS: UTX) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at United Tech's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
United Tech facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Hartford, Conn. (1934)|
|Market Cap||$67.1 billion|
|Industry||Aerospace and defense|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$57.9 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Louis Chenevert|
CFO Gregory Hayes
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||22.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$6.3 billion / $9.8 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,613 members who have rated United Tech believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[United Tech] is one of a few conglomerates that has stayed true to the businesses. Carrier is HVAC, Otis moves people safely, Pratt Whitney is jet engines. All of them have a service content. All of them are global leaders. All of them have global leaders in their businesses and are managed that way. [United Tech] never fell into the trap of putting too much into side adventures, and their management while confident and competent always has healthy paranoia.
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