Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, copier maker and business services provider Xerox (NYSE: XRX ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Xerox's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Norwalk, Conn. (1906)|
|Market Cap||$10.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$22.6 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Ursula Burns CFO Luca Maestri|
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||8%|
|Cash/Debt||$814.0 million / $9.2 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 88% of the 620 members who have rated Xerox believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This is not your Dad's [Xerox]. The business has become a services business with a high level of recurring revenue. The technology business, the moniker applied to the legacy copier business is subject to considerable Euro exposure and foreign currency translation issues, its operating margins [expanded sequentially] in the most recent quarter despite the revenue shortfall. Most of the debt funds the leasing of office equipment.
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