Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, insurance giant ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at ACE's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Zurich, Switzerland (1985)|
|Market Cap||$24.4 billion|
|Industry||Property and casualty insurance|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$16.8 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Evan Greenberg
CFO Philip Bancroft
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||12.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$3.1 billion / $6.3 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 91% of the 270 members who have rated ACE believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
A couple of months ago, one of those Fools, All-Star JPresbrown, tapped the stock as an inexpensive income opportunity: "Large insurer with a superior long-term track record selling at a substantial discount to the market. Offers a good yield with a history of steady dividend increases with below-market [price-to-earnings] and a [price-to-earnings growth] ratio of 1."
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