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Why Infosys Is Ready to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Indian consulting giant Infosys Technologies (NYSE: INFY  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Infosys facts

Headquarters (founded)

Bangalore, India (1981)

Market Cap

$24.7 billion


IT consulting and other services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$7.1 billion


Co-Founder/CEO S. D. Shibulal

CFO Rajiv Bansal

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$4.3 billion / $0

Dividend Yield



Accenture (NYSE: ACN  )

Computer Sciences (NYSE: CSC  )

Wipro (NYSE: WIT  )

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 1,143 members who have rated Infosys believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, Robertgene, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Infosys has no long term debt, almost 8x assets to liabilities, and a nice stockpile of cash. They have a corporate structure that puts integrity at the forefront, which is very hard to find nowadays. They have recently reorganized their business structure in order to implement more revenue streams. They already had room to grow in front of them, now it's even more amplified. Very low attrition, global presence, and great products and talent. In my opinion one of [the] most solid companies I've researched top-to-bottom.

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