Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, pump and valve maker Colfax (NYS: CFX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Colfax and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Fulton, Md. (1860)
Co-Founder/Chairman Mitchell Rales
CEO Steven Simms
Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)
$539.0 million / $1.7 billion
Ampco-Pittsburgh (NYS: AP)
Flowserve (NYS: FLS)
Robbins & Myers (NYS: RBN)
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 281 members who have rated Colfax believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, theColors, highlighted Colfax as a particularly solid bargain opportunity: "Stock is trading at a discount as investors don't fully understand the financial statements due to recent acquisitions. ... I'd be long this stock, energy is a great sector to be in, management is strong and inside ownership increases confidence."
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The article 5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Colfax originally appeared on Fool.com.
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