4-Star Small Caps Set to Soar: Iridium
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mobile voice and data communications company Iridium Communications (NAS: IRDM) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Iridium and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
McLean, Va. (2000)
CEO Matthew Desch (since 2006)
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
$189.4 million / $588.9 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 198 members who have rated Iridium believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Because it has fallen from grace recently, the price to the book ratio is becoming quite favorable. Although it has been hit hard because they haven't met every street analysts expectations, this stock is still show some great earnings growth and sales growth. Perhaps the Analysts should simply lower their expectations slightly. In a troubled market it is hard for a company to grow 20% annually, so, I could learn to live with 13% to 15% annual growth. Debt to equity ratio is low and they are cranking positive earnings. All together a win-win in my portfolio.
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