4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Cellcom Israel
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless services specialist Cellcom Israel (NYS: CEL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cellcom's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Netanya, Israel (1994)|
|Market Cap||$657.2 million|
|Industry||Wireless telecom services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.6 billion|
|Management||CEO Nir Sztern|
CFO Yaacov Heen
|Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)||19.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$437.6 million / $1.7 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 555 members who have rated Cellcom believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Late last month, one of those Fools, IUB620, succinctly summed up the Cellcom bull case for our community: "Today it is Israel's leading cellular provider. It has over 3 million subscribers. The company is profitable and issues regular dividends. [Cellcom] is one of the more stable technology stocks."
However, the company recently cut its second-quarter dividend payment, and future payments will also be under review.
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