4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Exelixis
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biotech company Exelixis (NAS: EXEL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Exelixis' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Francisco (1994)|
|Market Cap||$738.5 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$289.6 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/Chairman Dr. Stelios Papadopoulos|
President/CEO Dr. Michael Morrissey
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Capital||49.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$194.3 million / $181.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 2,597 members who have rated Exelixis believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
It's cancer fighting drug cabozantinib is still undergoing phase 3 trials, but things are look pretty promising to me at this point. It also offers the unique benefit of pain reduction, which could help distinguish it from other competing drugs.
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