2-Star Stocks Poised to Plunge: NetSuite?

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, cloud enterprise software provider NetSuite (NYS: N) has received a distressing two-star ranking.

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

NetSuite facts

Headquarters (founded)

San Mateo, Calif. (1998)

Market Cap

$4.0 billion


Systems software

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$269.1 million


Co-Founder/Chairman/Chief Technology Officer Evan Goldberg
President/CEO Zachary Nelson

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$164.5 million / $2.8 million


Sage Software

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

On CAPS, 28% of the 310 members who have rated NetSuite believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those bears, OklaBoston, highlighted some recent insider activity as a very clear reason to stay away: "Very recent open market selling by multiple directors practically screams 'top' to me. And confirms more fundamental indicators that this is overpriced."

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