Why Tile Shop 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, natural stone tile retailer Tile Shop Holdings has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Tile Shop facts

Headquarters (founded)

Plymouth, Minn. (1985)

Market Cap

$737.7 million


Home improvement retail

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$174.2 million


Founder/CEO Robert Rucker

CFO Timothy Clayton

Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin



$3.0 million / $74.3 million


Home Depot

Lowe's Companies

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 64 members who have rated Tile Shop believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this month, one of those bulls, Yacabe, tapped the stock as a particularly likable opportunity:

It's got a niche, that's for sure. I like that. I like that the niche is leaving room to grow. I like that the Tile Shop has quality products and good inventory. I like that it has been able to increase earnings. I like that it can provide for its growth internally and still post rising earnings. To sum it up: I like the Tile Shop, and I like it a lot.

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