Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, stun gun specialist TASER International (Nasdaq: TASR ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at TASER's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Scottsdale, Ariz. (1993)
||Defense products and services
||Co-Founder/CEO Patrick Smith
CFO Daniel Behrendt
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$23.2 million / $0
Mace Security International
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 13% of the 208 All-Star members who have rated TASER believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, TSIF, touched on TASER's seemingly unsustainable valuation:
Supplies and restock are expensive, but the product does not have widespread adoption in some areas due to liability concerns. ...
I'm not "game" for a 4X [price-to-book] or a 3X [price-to-sales]. ... I don't believe the last 15% spike is sustainable at this point. I might get shocked short term with these bad habits of trying to skim 10-15% in a few weeks, but overall I'll play the trend and take the risk. ...
Looking for a retrace back to $5.60 or lower if they don't meet the high expectations next quarter.
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