Why Intel Will Outperform in 2013

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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, computer chip giant Intel has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Intelfacts

Headquarters (founded)

Santa Clara, Calif. (1968)

Market Cap

$102.7 billion

Industry

Semiconductors

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$53.8 billion

Management

CEO Paul Otellini (since 2005)

CFO Stacy Smith (since 2007)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

25.5%

Cash/Debt

$10.5 billion / $7.3 billion

Dividend Yield

4.3%

Competitors

AMD

Samsung

Texas Instruments


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

On CAPS, 94% of the 9,780 members who have rated Intel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star silentrumble, succinctly summed up the bull case of our community:

Intel has an overabundance of technical prowess and is the market leader in PC and server processors. They were slow in setting their targets on the mobile space, but now that they have, it will not be long before they have a very competitive offering in that area. In the meantime, enjoy the generous dividend.

Of course, that short pitch doesn't come close to telling the entire story on Intel. You're in luck, however: The Fool's brand-new premium report on Intel covers everything you need to know about one of the most powerful tech companies in the world. You can grab your copy, which comes with free updates for 12 months, by simply clicking here.

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The article Why Intel Will Outperform in 2013 originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Intel. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Intel. 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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