Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, performance measurement services specialist National Research (Nasdaq: NRCI ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at National Research's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
National Research facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Lincoln, Neb. (1981)|
|Market Cap||$340 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$80.7 million|
|Management||Founder/CEO Michael Hays
President/COO Susan Henricks
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||21.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$11.2 million / $13.6 million|
Press Ganey Associates
SDI Health LLC
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 111 members who have rated National Research believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
As the health care industry manages enormous change and challenges in the next few years, information will be the key to effective competition. A healthy balance sheet, a respectable dividend, and significant insider ownership imply continuing growth opportunities.
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