4-Star Stocks Poised to Make a Move: Zipcar

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, car sharing network operator Zipcar (NAS: ZIP) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Zipcar facts

Headquarters (founded)

Cambridge, Mass. (2000)

Market Cap

$393.3 million


Consumer services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$260.9 million


Chairman/CEO Scott Griffith
President/COO Mark Norman

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity



$62.7 million / $120.5 million


Avis Budget Group (NAS: CAR)
Hertz Global Holdings (NYS: HTZ)

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

On CAPS, 92% of the 946 members who have rated Zipcar believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner (TMFSpiffyPop), tapped Zipcar as a particularly timely bargain opportunity:

Playing an expected earnings bounce. This is an active recommendation of mine and a holding. It is a stock the market has seemingly left for dead at this point. So in advance of earnings this week, I'm largely guessing (that's what "earnings bounce plays" are) that [Zipcar] will actually finally rise for once post-earnings. We shall see.

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