Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, engineering services specialist Foster Wheeler (Nasdaq: FWLT ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Foster Wheeler's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Foster Wheeler facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Geneva (1894)|
|Market Cap||$1.7 billion|
|Industry||Construction and engineering|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.4 billion|
|Management||CEO Jerry Masters (since 2011)
COO Umberto della Sala (since 2007)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||30.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$650.2 million / $161.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,698 members who have rated Foster Wheeler believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
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