4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Higher One

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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, Higher One Holdings (NYS: ONE) , which provides payment software and services to colleges and students, has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Higher One facts

Headquarters (founded)New Haven, Conn. (2000)
Market Cap$704.5 million
IndustryData processing and outsourced services
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$186.6 million
ManagementCo-Founder/Chairman/COO Miles Lasater
Co-Founder/CEO Mark Volchek
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity28.6%
Cash / Debt$36.6 million / $9.7 million
CompetitorsCore3
Nelnet
SLM

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 40 members who have rated Higher One believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this month, one of those Fools, All-Star BuffettJunior1, succinctly summed up the Higher One bull case for our community: "This company is number ONE in its industry! Fundamentals are outstanding and the valuation is reasonable. This stock should significantly outperform the market over the long run."

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The article 4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Higher One originally appeared on Fool.com.

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