Why RealD Is Poised to Underperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, 3-D movie technologist RealD has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at RealD and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Beverly Hills, Calif. (2003)
Electronic equipment and instruments
Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO Michael Lewis
COO/CFO Andrew Skarupa
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$27.7 million / $35.0 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 31% of the 85 members who have rated RealD believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[RealD] is a fad with a very finite shelf life. They have no new innovation. About 70 % of their gross comes from overseas and that will fade as well once [C]hina and [R]ussia move onto the next new thing. The company's own buy back is manipulating the stock price higher -- nothing justifies the high P/E. [W]ith this, losses, over priced officers and no dividends why would this company ever increase substantially. [IMAX] much better value.
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