4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Hologic
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, female health-care products specialist Hologic (NAS: HOLX) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hologic's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Bedford, Mass. (1985)|
|Market Cap||$5.5 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.8 billion|
|Management||CEO Robert Cascella (since 2009)|
CFO Glenn Muir (since 1992)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||(8.9%)|
|Cash/Debt||$793.1 million / $1.5 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 716 members who have rated Hologic believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This [women's health] specialist will benefit from increased emphasis on health in general and womens health, in particular. ... It is pre-eminent in the Liquid Based Pap test arena which is supplanting the classical Pap test and being extended throughout the world as women's rights increase in much of the ... third world. It is also the leader in digital mammography and specialized surgical procedures.
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