Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, industrial conglomerate Emerson Electric has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Emerson, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
St. Louis, Mo. (1890)
Electrical components and equipment
Chairman/CEO David Farr
President/COO Edward Monser
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$2.4 billion / $5.3 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,412 members who have rated Emerson believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Large diverse business that has proven itself over a long, long period of time. All the numbers meet the stuff I am looking for on this profile to pick it. This equity will not cream the market on returns but over time should outperform. Great business with a great track record ... take a look for yourself.
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