4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: China Mobile
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless telecom giant China Mobile (NYS: CHL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at China Mobile's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
China Mobile facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Central District, Hong Kong (1997)|
|Market Cap||$221.0 billion|
|Industry||Wireless telecommunication services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$82.9 billion|
|Management||CEO Li Yue (since 2010)|
CFO Xue Taohai (since 2002)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||22.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$52.3 billion / $4.5 billion|
Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 3,553 members who have rated China Mobile believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Even if the company doesn't reach a deal with Apple, it is still sitting on 660 million subscribers in a country that has seen its mobile phone demand skyrocket in 2012. Oh, and did we mentioned it is chronically undervalued? GET IN THIS NOW; it has $75-$80 upside.
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