Why Lumber Liquidators Is Poised to Keep Popping


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Lumber Liquidatorsfacts

Headquarters (founded)

Toano, Va. (1994)

Market Cap

$1.7 billion


Home improvement retail

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$813.3 million


CEO Robert Lynch (since 2012)

CFO Daniel Terrell (since 2006)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$64.2 million / $0


Home Depot

Lowe's Companies

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

On CAPS, 94% of the 631 members who have rated Lumber Liquidators believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, JoeArizona, succinctly summed up the Lumber Liquidators bull case for our community:

Investors are snapping up foreclosed properties with an eye toward rental income. To spruce up these investment properties, new floors and other upgrades are going to be in demand. Lumber Liquidators is going to do well in the short term for this reason. And, in the longer term, as the housing market improves overall, there will be more home owners fixing up their dwelling ... and buying from Lumber Liquidators.

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