Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, local services review site Angie's List has received an alarming one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Angie's List, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Internet software and services
Co-Founder/CEO William Oesterle
Co-Founder/Chief Marketing Officer Angela Bowman
Trailing-12-Month Return on Capital
$62.9 million / $14.9 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 373 members who have rated Angie's List believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Angie's List] was a great idea initially, to charge consumers reviews of local contractors and such. But lately, as competitors have started to pop up, it has become somewhat of an extortion scheme of the unsuspecting. Expect this company to continue underperforming.
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