4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: GT Advanced Technologies
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, solar and LED equipment maker GT Advanced Technologies (NAS: GTAT) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at GT Advanced's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
GT Advanced facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Merrimack, N.H. (1994)|
|Market Cap||$1.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$873.4 million|
|Management||CEO Thomas Gutierrez (since 2009)|
CFO Richard Gaynor (since 2010)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||83.9%|
|Cash/Debt||$206.9 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92.5% of the 612 members who have rated GT Advanced believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Producer of solar panel and LED manufacturing equipment. Recent name change from GT Solar to show they are branching out from the (currently) volatile solar business. They're order books are full for the next 6 months and one of their main markets is China which has been building up solar panel capacity at an aggressive pace.
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