5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: GeoEye
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, satellite imagery company GeoEye (NAS: GEOY) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at GeoEye's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Market Cap||$426.9 million|
|Industry||Aerospace and Defense|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$359.1 million|
|Management||CEO Matthew O'Connell (since 2001)|
CFO Joseph Greeves (since 2009)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||11.6%|
|Cash / Debt||$181.2 million / $511.8 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 488 members who have rated GeoEye believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
After the recent dip in price I think the stock is currently under priced. [I'd] be very [surprised] if their government revenue declined. Satellite imagery will always be used and commercial companies have to be a much cheaper method than using [government] owned satellites. I dont see this company going away anytime soon.
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