5-Star Bargain Stocks Poised to Bounce Back: MAKO Surgical


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, medical device company MAKO Surgical (NAS: MAKO) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

MAKO facts

Headquarters (founded)

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (2004)

Market Cap

$609.5 million


Healthcare equipment

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$96.2 million


Chairman/CEO Maurice Ferre

CFO Fritz LaPorte

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$34.8 million / $0


DePuy Orthopaedics
Zimmer Holdings (NYS: ZMH)

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

On CAPS, 97% of the1,203 members who have rated MAKO believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those bulls, fellow Fool David Meier (TMFHumbleServant), tapped MAKO as a tempting long-term turnaround opportunity:

The orthopedic surgery robot maker has had a rough go of it lately. The good thing is that they continue to make progress in attracting larger hospital systems to become customers. That will carry them over the next 5 years.

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Our CAPS community gives MAKO a 4-star rating, but the recent market sell-off of its shares has many wondering whether its potential growth prospects make it a buy today or a stock to stay away from. Read our premium report to read up on the details of MAKO's story. Click here to access it now.

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