Why Wolverine Is Poised to Keep Popping

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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, footwear company Wolverine World Wide has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Wolverine facts



Headquarters (founded)

Rockford, Mich. (1883)

Market Cap

$2.9 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$2.2 billion


Chairman/CEO Blake Krueger

CFO Donald Grimes

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$171.0 million/$1.2 billion

Dividend Yield



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

On CAPS, 93% of the 166 members who have rated Wolverine believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Earlier this week, one of those bulls, fellow Fool Sara Hov (TMFTycoon), succinctly summed up the Wolverine outperform case for our community: "Sperry is on fire, and Wolverine is capitalizing on that and other brands' success through direct-to-consumer sales. But the real growth story is international sales, which should fill Wolverine's sails for several years."

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The article Why Wolverine Is Poised to Keep Popping originally appeared on Fool.com.

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