Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mining equipment maker Joy Global (NYS: JOY) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Joy Global's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Joy Global facts
Construction and farm machinery
CEO Michael Sutherlin (since 2006)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$283.3 million / $1.4 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,618 members who have rated Joy Global believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Good cash flow, good earnings growth. ... Joy and [Caterpillar] can compete and not kill each other because there is enough business to go around. ... Price target of $150 if the company reaches earnings for 2012 and the P/E expands to meet projected earnings growth of about 20%.
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