Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, diesel engine manufacturer Cummins (NYSE: CMI ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cummins' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Columbus, Ind. (1919)|
|Market Cap||$18.9 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$18.7 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Thomas Linebarger
CFO Patrick Ward
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||27.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.6 billion / $683.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,514 members who have rated Cummins believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Recent sell off his given me the chance to greenthumb Cummins. Tremendous valuations everywhere on the company: [0.7 PEG] and an 8.5 Forward PE. Throw in that they have twice as much cash on hand as debt, a respectable 1.6% dividend and a strong concept for the future and I will hold this for years to come. 5 years +.
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