Why Allot Communications 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, Allot Communications , which develops products to optimize over-the-top Internet traffic for fixed and mobile networks, has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Allot facts

Headquarters (founded)

Hod-Hasharon, Israel (1996)

Market Cap

$451.4 million


Systems software

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$104.8 million


CEO Rami Hadar (since 2006)

CFO Nachum Falek (since 2010)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$143.1 million / $0


Cisco Systems

F5 Networks

Procera Networks

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

On CAPS, 93% of the 767 members who have rated Allot believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, fellow Fool Rich Duprey (TMFCop), succinctly summed up the outperform case for our community:

I think Allot is losing out to Procera in many instances, but as the lead contender for [Verizon's] DPI business as it unveils its "6 strikes" policy and the possibility it is preparing itself to be acquired -- it announced it was repaying its Israeli OCS R&D grants back early (the loans prevent a sale of the company to foreign investors) -- I see its new, lower price attractive.

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