Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, property and casualty insurer Meadowbrook Insurance Group
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Meadowbrook's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Southfield, Mich. (1955)|
|Market Cap||$498.8 million|
|Industry||Property and casualty insurance|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$837.2 million|
|Management||CEO Robert Cubbin (since 2002)
CFO Karen Spaun (since 2003)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||10.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.5 billion / $109.3 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 170 members who have rated Meadowbrook believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Meadowbrook] was crushed in the end of January but still has a strong outlook of $1-1.2 EPS in 2012. Dropped down to a forward P/E of 9 and a 5 year PEG around 1. Maintains a manageable debt position and a nice dividend around 2%. Largely an unsexy pick but paired with revenue growth and a few strong quarters of earnings I believe Meadowbrook could bounce back to $12-13 within a year.
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