Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural and organic foods distributor The Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq: HAIN ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hain Celestial's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Hain Celestial facts
||Melville, N.Y. (1993)
||Packaged foods and meats
||Founder/Chairman/CEO Irwin Simon
CFO Ira Lamel
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$41.2 million / $430.7 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 428 members who have rated Hain Celestial believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this month, one of those bulls, All-Star gweech, explained why the shares were worth paying up for:
[Hain Celestial] does not have the best balance sheet in the world and their stock is very expensive right now. However, I see more and more of [Hain Celestial] products and other "Whole Foods only" products in [Wal-Mart] on a monthly basis and I live in the sticks! The big play for [Hain Celestial] is mainstream distribution and that is worth the pick outperforming.
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