5-Star Small-Caps Poised to Pop: Harris & Harris

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, venture capital firm Harris & Harris (Nasdaq: TINY  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Harris & Harris and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Harris & Harris facts

Headquarters (founded)

New York (1981)

Market Cap

$108.2 million

Industry

Diversified investments

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$510.6 thousand

Management

Chairman/CEO Douglas Jamison
COO/CFO Dr. Daniel Wolfe

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

2.8%

Cash / Debt

$27.7 million / $2.0 million

Competitors

Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Mayfield Fund
Mohr, Davidow Ventures

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 937 members who have rated Harris & Harris believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

A few months ago, one of those Fools, QuarkHadron, tapped the stock as a particularly attractive pick for less risk-averse Fools:

I've been looking for and watching techs with futuristic products/focus for long term (5-15 years) holding. Although [Harris & Harris] seems to be leaning a bit heavily toward the 'risk' side in their portfolio, I guess that is actually what I'm looking for -- High Risk/High Reward (potential). ... I'll look for safety and security elsewhere.

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