Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, telecommunications software specialist BroadSoft (Nasdaq: BSFT ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at BroadSoft's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Gaithersburg, Md. (1998)|
|Market Cap||$1.1 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$155.1 million|
|Management||Co-founder/CEO Michael Tessler
Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer Scott Hoffpauir
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||13.0%|
|Cash/Debt||$173.8 million / $85.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 71% of the 134 members who have rated BroadSoft believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Short term downthumb for a retrace after a 27% spike after earnings. Partially fueled by 40% short interest and decent sized institutional holdings. 20% swings have been a frequent norm for BroadSoft as it has become a traders/institutional toy with good news/bad news cycles. 7.3 P/B 6.8 P/S with erratic earnings and forecasts. Could go up further on a one-two punch, but playing for a share price decay and a close.
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