Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, diversified holding company Loews (NYSE: L ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Loews' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||New York (1954)|
|Market Cap||$16.1 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$14.0 billion|
|Management||Co-Chairman Andrew Tisch
Co-Chairman Jonathan Tisch
CEO James Tisch
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||8.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$6.5 billion / $9.2 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 628 members who have rated Loews believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Think of this stock as a Warren Buffett value-compassed company for half the price of Berkshire Hathaway. [Jim Cramer] isn't the only one who thinks this. They've got a good bankroll and have been sniffing around several stocks/private companies.
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