5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Cummins
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, diesel engine manufacturer Cummins (NYS: CMI) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cummins' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Columbus, Ind. (1919)|
|Market Cap||$19.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$18.5 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Thomas Linebarger|
CFO Patrick Ward
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||29.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.4 billion / $794.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,578 members who have rated Cummins believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
With a P/E just over 10 and incredible growth in their Natural Gas engine division, [Cummins] is well-positioned. Fleet vehicles with NG engines are on the road already with more coming. NG fueling stations are being built. Even if NG is a flop, Cummings is still a top-notch and well respected diesel engine builder.
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