Why iRobot Is Poised to Bounce Back


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, robot specialist iRobot has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

iRobot facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Bedford, Mass. (1990)

Market Cap

$512.7 million


Household appliances

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$466.3 million


Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO Colin Angle
CFO John Leahy

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$189.7 million / $0


Lockheed Martin

Samsung Electronics

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

On CAPS, 91%of the 1,274 members who have rated iRobot believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those bulls, Ikarruss, tapped iRobot as a particularly solid bargain opportunity: "No debt, I'll bet more people will pay to clean their house regardless of Obama's military policy. There are other markets for this technology, and with the amount of cash they have I'm sure they will grow faster than their average P/E suggests."

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