Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mortgage servicer Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYS: NSM) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Nationstar's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Lewisville, Texas (1994)
Thrifts and mortgage finance
CEO Jay Bray (since October 2011)
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
Cash / Debt
$115.2 million / $3.7 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, all of the 16 members who have rated Nationstar believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Housing is recovering (slowly), credit is improving (slowly), and all the while non-bank Nationstar Mortgage Holdings has continued to buy up mortgage portfolios and in turn is making great profits. Not being a bank [Nationstar] has more latitude in handling its assets. This is a very interesting sector.
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