5-Star Small-Caps Set to Soar: TESSCO Technologies

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless communications company TESSCO Technologies (NASDAQ: TESS  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

TESSCO facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Hunt Valley, Md. (1982)

Market Cap

$174.5 million

Industry

Communications equipment

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$810.7 million

Management

Founder/Chairman/CEO Robert Barnhill

Senior Vice President of Performance Systems and Operations

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

16.4%

Cash/Debt

$17.0 billion / $2.8 million

Dividend Yield

3.2%

Competitors

Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM  )

Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD  )

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 167 members who have rated TESSCO believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those bulls, greenb95, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Great management -- [TESSCO] is one of the most efficiently run companies in the industry. Check out its ROE, revenue per employee, and strong balance sheet. Nice dividend. Loves its shareholders.

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  • Report this Comment On December 17, 2012, at 12:12 PM, greenb95 wrote:

    Oops! Don't mean to be picky, bu I believe author meant to write TESS had about $17 million, not bilion, in cash.

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