5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Tata Motors
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's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Mumbai, India (1945)|
|Market Cap||$15.8 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$29.8 billion|
|Management||Chairman Ratan Tata|
CFO C. Ramakrishnan
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Capital||17.0%|
|Cash/Debt||$3.0 billion / $8.6 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 2,734 members who have rated Tata believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
With the economic growth that there is in India the middle class will only continue to grow and will begin to consume more goods such as Tata's affordable cars. On a per capita basis car ownership in India is very low. ... India's rates are near the bottom of the list of nations with countries such as Sierra Leone and Haiti sharing the same rate. If sustainable rates of growth are to be believed then Tata Motors should be a profitable beneficiary well into the future.
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