Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, jet engine replacement parts manufacturer HEICO (NYSE: HEI ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at HEICO's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Hollywood, Fla. (1949)|
|Market Cap||$1.8 billion|
|Industry||Aerospace and defense|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$863.9 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Laurans Mendelson
CFO Carlos Macau
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||13.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$14.0 million / $152.9 million|
Pratt & Whitney
Rolls Royce Associates
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92% of the 175 members who have rated HEICO believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[HEICO] reminds me of LKQ. Both deal in aftermarket parts for their specific industries, both have consistent, strong earnings over an extended period of time, and both companies are well managed. Like LKQ, I believe [HEICO] will outperform the market in the future.
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