Why InvenSense Is Ready to Rebound

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, chip designer InvenSense (NYSE: INVN  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

InvenSense facts

Headquarters (founded)

Sunnyvale, Calif. (2003)

Market Cap

$1.1 billion

Industry

Electronic components

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$168.8 million

Management

CEO Behrooz Abdi (since 2012)

CFO Alan Krock (since 2011)

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity

26%

Cash/Debt

$117.6 million / $35 thousand

Competitors

Analog Devices

Robert Bosch

STMicroelectronics

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

On CAPS, 99% of the 453 members who have rated InvenSense believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, NICKELSNICKELS, succinctly summed up the InvenSense bull case for our community: "Unique technology in a growing market with great past performance and a who's who customer list. The stock is beaten up for no real valid reasons. ... [InvenSense] is one company you do not want to miss on."

If you want to retire rich, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite its five-star rating, InvenSense may not be your top choice.

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