Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, storage memory platform company Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Fusion-io's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Salt Lake City (2005)|
|Market Cap||$2.0 billion|
|Industry||Computer storage and peripherals|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$324.4 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO David Flynn
Co-Founder/Chief Marketing Officer Rick White
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||1%|
|Cash/Debt||$294.7 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 89% of the 179 members who have rated Fusion-io believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
While this is not a certainty by any means... the technology that supports virtualization and server-based web applications is clearly in the future. [Fusion-io] appears to be in a good spot. But there is significant competition and the market is VERY price sensitive. If they can make products that are a "good" value and afford to sell them and make a profit this company is positioned to do very well. There are alternative storage strategies and some are very low cost.
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