Why Catamaran Is Poised to Bounce Back

Why Catamaran Is Poised to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, health care IT services specialist Catamaran has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Catamaran facts

Headquarters (founded)

Lisle, Ill. (1993)

Market Cap

$9.9 billion


Healthcare services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$11.4 billion


Chairman/CEO Mark Thierer (since 2012)

CFO Jeffrey Park (since 2012)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$311.4 million / $1.1 billion


Caremark Pharmacy Services
Express Scripts

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 392 members who have rated Catamaran believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, NHWeston102, succinctly summed up the Catamaran bull case for our community:

Buy-out Bait! An innovative company with a lot of management hustle and lots of little deals with big companies. This is an area that can't not grow, not with the aching need to rationalize health care records and management. Demographics, debt, and management urgency are all behind the [Catamaran].

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