Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, specialty tea retailer Teavana Holdings (NYSE: TEA ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Teavana's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Founder/Chairman/CEO Andrew Mack
CFO Daniel Glennon
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Capital
||$20.0 million / $0
Whole Foods Market
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 39% of the 75 members who have rated Teavana believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, deal4412, touched on Teavana's seemingly unsustainable valuation:
P/E is 28 at time of writing and stock seems overvalued as growth will likely slow. Sales, while growing, should be higher for a microcap with such a high valuation. Hard to envision high end teas taking off without a luxurious [Starbucks]-style cafe experience to justify the price.
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