Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, outdoor-sports equipment specialist Black Diamond (Nasdaq: BDE ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Black Diamond's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Black Diamond facts
|Headquarters||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Market Cap||$300.7 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$153.1 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO Peter Metcalf
CFO Robert Peay
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||3.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$41.6 million / $15.9 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, all 17 of the members who have rated Black Diamond believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Quality gear in a segment without a ton of competition (i.e. climbing). More competition in skiing. I like their move and hires for an apparel line. That is a crowded field, but I think they can do it well. Fast growing, with much potential.
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