5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Sun Hydraulics

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, hydraulic valve and manifold maker Sun Hydraulics (NAS: SNHY) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Sun Hydraulics and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Sun Hydraulics facts

Headquarters (founded)

Sarasota, Fla. (1970)

Market Cap

$635.5 million


Industrial machinery

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$211.0 million


CEO Allen Carlson (since 2000)
CFO Tricia Fulton (since 2006)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$84.3 million / $0

Dividend Yield



Jet Research Development
Parker Hannifin

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 1,324 members who have rated Sun Hydraulics believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Late last month, one of those Fools, dreamjob, succinctly summed up the Sun Hydraulics bull case for our community: "I am impressed with the high return on investment capital. There is [zero debt], and sales and earnings are growing at a nice pace. This looks like it is priced below intrinsic value as well."

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