Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, business software maker BMC Software (Nasdaq: BMC ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at BMC's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Houston (1980)|
|Market Cap||$6.9 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.2 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Robert Beauchamp
CFO Stephen Solcher
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||29.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.6 billion / $848.3 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 341 of the members who have rated BMC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star Lituus, succinctly summed up the BMC bull case for our community: "Reasonably priced, strong technology position, nice upside if it is successfully sold, overall market is in a lull now but should turn around in the next year or two."
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