4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Pfizer
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, drug behemoth Pfizer (NYS: PFE) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Pfizer's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Founded (founded)||New York (1849)|
|Market Cap||$178.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$66.3 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Ian Read|
CFO Frank D'Amelio
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||9.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$24.0 billion / $39.1 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 90% of the 6,086 members who have rated Pfizer believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[C]onsistently successful with a lot of options in the pipeline. Lipitor, Celebrex and of course, Viagra. When was the last time a commercial came on and we remembered other male medications, but mention Viagra, and everyone around knows what you're talking about. [Pfizer] is the consistent home run hit.
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