Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, IT products specialist Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ingram Micro's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Ingram Micro facts
||Santa Ana, Calif. (1979)
||CEO Alain Monie (since January 2012)
COO William Humes (since April 2012)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$1 billion / $388.3 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 196 members who have rated Ingram Micro believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This week, one of those Fools, XMFConnor, tapped Ingram Micro as a particularly clear bargain opportunity:
Largest Net/Net in the market. Wholesaler of electronic products. Trades at less than 4X EBITDA, generated $277 mm in earnings [trailing-12-month], which is less than 10X P/E. Not too complicated here. Net/net that is profitable and growing value. Outperform.
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