Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, online real estate marketplace operator Zillow (Nasdaq: Z ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Zillow's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Seattle (2004)|
|Market Cap||$1.3 billion|
|Industry||Internet software and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$89.6 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/Chairman Richard Barton
CEO Spencer Rascoff
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||5.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$69.6 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 60% of the 130 All-Star members who have rated Zillow believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[I'm] curious to see how the markets react in the next few weeks to QE3 ... but the P/E on [Zillow] is off the charts ... and real discretionary income will decrease as inflation starts to rip the throats out of middle class [A]merican budgets (for those few that actually do budget). [T]his will have a deleterious effect on consumer spending. [N]ot sure how much this will affect housing, but I don't see it helping any.
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