4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: United Online

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, consumer Internet and media services specialist United Online (Nasdaq: UNTD  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at United Online's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

United Online facts

Headquarters (founded) Woodland Hills, Calif. (2001)
Market Cap $440.9 million
Industry Internet software and services
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $897.7 million
Management Chairman/CEO Mark Goldston
CFO Neil Edwards
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 13.7%
Cash/Debt $136.1 million / $261.1 million
Dividend Yield 8%
Provide Commerce

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 92% of the 275 members who have rated United Online believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just last week, one of those bulls, hend6, highlighted a few of the stock's positives:

A great dividend yield coupled with a diversified business model and a decent P/E ratio at a low entry price. What's not to like? Earnings aren't particularly impressive, but they're stable. Five year outlook could shrink if this stock gets valued higher and the yield gets pushed down near the 2-3% level. At that point, I would need to see higher earnings to validate holding this one.

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