5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Ebix
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, insurance-industry software specialist Ebix (NAS: EBIX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ebix's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Atlanta (1976)|
|Market Cap||$689.7 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$172.7 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Robin Raina|
CFO Robert Kerris
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||25.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$37.9 million / $50.3 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,533 members who have rated Ebix believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
* lots of insider buying ...
* very little insider selling
* low P/E and consistent earnings growth
* situated in an industry that is likely to grow rapidly unless the government intervenes.
* keeps costs down by hiring people in cheap areas. Risk of government protectionism or rising wages in those countries.
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The article 5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Ebix originally appeared on Fool.com.Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ebix. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Ebix. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.
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