4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: InterDigital
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless technology developer InterDigital (NAS: IDCC) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at InterDigital's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||King of Prussia, Pa. (1972)|
|Market Cap||$1.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$292.6 million|
|Management||CEO William Merritt (since 2005)|
CFO Scott McQuilkin (since 2007)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||51.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$616.0 million / $194.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,297 members who have rated InterDigital believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last month, one of those bulls, jackycheng, highlighted the slumping stock price as a possible bargain opportunity: "Though the business is slowing down and the company is lacking of management skill to monitor the recurring incomes, it would not be a bad choice to buy it now after the great drop as the [patent portfolio is likely] worth more than the current market value."
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