Why Miller Industries Is Ready to Rebound


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, vehicle towing and recovery equipment manufacturer Miller Industries (NYS: MLR) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Miller Industries facts

Headquarters (founded)

Ooltewah, Tenn. (1994)

Market Cap

$169.9 million


Auto parts

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$3697 million


Vice Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Badgley
CFO J. Vincent Mish

Return on Equity
(average, past 3 years)



$43.5 million / $0

Dividend Yield



Daimler Trucks North America
Jerr-Dan Corporation
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

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

On CAPS, 95%of the 204 members who have rated Miller Industries believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star ElCid16, succinctly summed up the Miller Industries bull case for our community:

I think $15 represents good value. The company is an industry leader with solid management. EPS estimates for FY 2013 are $0.84 and $1.40 -- I'm guessing that earnings end up on the lower end of that range. But the company has about $4 in cash per share, which easily supports the 3.5% yield. If the company has another year like 2011, this quickly becomes a $30 stock.

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