Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, online real-estate listing company Trulia (NYSE: TRLA ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Trulia's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||San Francisco, Calif. (2005)
||Internet software and services
||Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO Peter Flint
CFO Prashant Aggarwal
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin
||$10.4 million / $10.1 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 86% of the 21 members who have rated Trulia believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those bears, fellow Fool Rich Duprey (TMFCop), touched on Trulia's seemingly unsustainable valuation:
If there's money to be made these days in housing, it will be in real estate information providers like Trulia, Zillow, and CoreLogic, but ultimately they're still tied to the housing market and that is not ready to recover yet and in fact has further to fall. Trulia's 40% pop on its IPO gives a good entry point to bet on the fall.
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