4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: International Game Technology
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, gaming equipment manufacturerInternational Game Technology (NYS: IGT) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at IGT's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Las Vegas (1980)|
|Market Cap||$4.7 billion|
|Industry||Casinos and gaming|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.0 billion|
|Management||CEO Patti Hart (since April 2009)|
CFO John Vandemore (since February 2012)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||17.9%|
|Cash/Debt||$271.1 million / $1.7 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 685 members who have rated IGT believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
New casinos are opening in a number of states, and as job growth continues to move forward, so does the gaming industry. It's reasonably priced and I don't see much downside. Worth a shot.
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