Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mattress maker Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Tempur-Pedic's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Lexington, Ky. (1989)
||CEO Mark Sarvary (since 2008)
CFO Dale Williams (since 2003)
|Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)
||$134.0 million / $566.2 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92% of the 653 members who have rated Tempur-Pedic believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this month, one of those Fools, troym72, tapped Tempur-Pedic as a timely turnaround opportunity:
Here is a company that just had a stellar quarterly earnings report, gave unchanged guidance for the upcoming year (which was still very rosy guidance) and gets hammered, losing nearly 50% of its value. Wow.
Okay, I'm hearing that analysts were expecting the company to raise guidance for the upcoming year and were disappointed that it stayed the same? Really? Is that such bad news?
I'm thinking there is a huge bounce-back in the works for Tempur-Pedic. I think it will bounce to at least $65 per share before possibly evening out somewhat.
[Thumbs-up] to the company that is doing well and getting punished for not doing even better.
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