Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, anti-friction bearing manufacturer The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Timken's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Canton, Ohio (1899)|
|Market Cap||$4.1 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$5.4 billion|
|Management||CEO James Griffith
Senior Vice President William Burkhart
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||16.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$509.9 million / $494.2 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 217 members who have rated Timken believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Timken makes the best bearings in the world. Stock pays a decent dividend. There was no particular reason to beat up on the stock this year. I expect [~$60 per share] value.
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