4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Vera Bradley
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, stylish accessories purveyor Vera Bradley (NAS: VRA) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Vera Bradley's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Vera Bradley facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Fort Wayne, Ind. (1982)|
|Market Cap||$908.8 million|
|Industry||Apparel, accessories, and luxury goods|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$495.9 million|
|Management||CEO Michael Ray|
Co-Founder/Chief Creative Officer Barbara Bradley Baekgaard
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||49%|
|Cash/Debt||$7.6 million / $25.4 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 90% of the 94 members who have rated Vera Bradley believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Almost every girl that I know owns a purse made by this company (it's a very popular product right now). The company has outstanding fundamentals and is trading at a reasonable valuation. Considering that the company is still in its early growth stage, I think this stock will perform well over the next few years.
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