Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, medical instruments maker Harvard Bioscience has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Harvard Bioscience and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Holliston, Mass. (1901)
Life sciences tools and services
Chairman/CEO Chane Graziano
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$20.3 million / $15.3 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 166 members who have rated Harvard Bioscience believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Harvard Bioscience is in the process of spinning off its money-losing HART division, leaving behind a manufacturer of scientific instruments trading for only three times earnings, yet growing at 15% to 20% per year. See Jim Royal's great article on the situation for more information.
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