5-Star International Stocks Poised to Pop: Tata Motors

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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, Indian automaker Tata Motors (NYS: TTM) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Tatafacts

Headquarters (founded)

Mumbai, India (1945)

Market Cap

$2.4 billion

Industry

Automobile manufacturers

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$33.2 billion

Management

Chairman Ratan Tata

CFO C. Ramakrishnan

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

15.2%

Cash/Debt

$4.9 billion / $9.1 billion

Dividend Yield

1.7%

Competitors

Ford Motor (NYS: F)

General Motors (NYS: GM)


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

On CAPS, 97% of the 2,712 members who have rated Tata believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those bulls, fellow Fool John Divine (TMFDivine), succinctly summed up the Tata outperform case for our community: "Fuel efficiency in non-luxury brands, increasing sales, widely diversified (both in vehicle types and geographic markets), and a good dividend make this stock a definite long-term buy."

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The article 5-Star International Stocks Poised to Pop: Tata Motors originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Ford and General Motors Company. 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 Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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