4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: NVIDIA
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, graphics-chip maker NVIDIA (NAS: NVDA) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at NVIDIA's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Santa Clara, Calif. (1993)|
|Market Cap||$7.5 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.0 billion|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO Jen-Hsun Huang|
Co-Founder/Vice President of Research Chris Malachowsky
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||10.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$3.1 billion / $20.8 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 5,502 members who have rated NVIDIA believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Mainly, to me, the difficulty is assessing the wild swings in the top line. But there is much to like here. In fact, [NVIDIA] may represent something of a value here. The P/E is relatively low, and the company has had good cash flow throughout all of the ups and downs (mostly downs) over the past few years. Very clean balance sheet with a solid cash position. I'm going to leave this one in the portfolio... for now.
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