Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, IT services specialist Syntel (Nasdaq: SYNT ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Syntel's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Troy, Mich. (1980)
||Data processing and outsourced services
||CEO Prashant Ranade (since 2010)
CFO Arvind Godbole (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$334.4 million / $0
Tata America International
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 200 members who have rated Syntel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those bulls, JohnStuartMill, touched on the trends working in Syntel's favor:
Outsourcing continues to be the norm in business today. [Syntel's] businesses of Application, Knowledge Process, e-Business, and Team Sourcing all play into this. [Syntel] will benefit from this operation mode. With high-tech down a bit right now, this may be a good value play.
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