4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Ryder System


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, truck rental company Ryder System (NYS: R) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ryder's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Ryder facts

Headquarters (founded)

Miami (1933)

Market Cap

$2.3 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$6.2 billion


Chairman/CEO Gregory Swienton
President/COO Robert Sanchez

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$120.7 million / $3.6 billion

Dividend Yield



Penske Truck Leasing

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 81% of the 166 members who have rated Ryder believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

A few months ago, one of those bulls, smartmoney2011, tapped the stock as a solid long-term selection:

Despite all the surrounding challenges, Ryder continues to demonstrate, quarter after quarter, and year after year, strong and solid growth. Ryder's business model and infrastructure puts the company in a unique position. I think the numbers tell the story, and Ryder's strong performance is witnessed even in one of the worst economic crisis in history.

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