4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Cirrus Logic
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, audio chip specialist Cirrus Logic (NAS: CRUS) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cirrus' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Austin, Texas (1984)|
|Market Cap||$1.7 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$426.8 million|
|Management||CEO Dr. Jason Rhode (since 2007)|
CFO Thurman Case (since 2007)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||33.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$181.9 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 683 members who have rated Cirrus believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Cirrus logic has positioned itself very well to take advantage of the Apple world ecosystem. Cirrus is a successful supplier to Apple because it is one of the few companies able to keep pace with the Apple product explosion. They have an excellent management team and their profits are finally beginning to add up for investors.
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