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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, coffee chain operator Tim Hortons (UNKNOWN: THI.DL  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Tim Hortons facts



Headquarters (founded)

Oakville, Canada (1964)

Market Cap

$7.6 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$3.2 billion


Chairman/Interim CEO Paul House

CFO Cynthia Devine

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$137.7 million/$477.0 million

Dividend Yield



Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN  )

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD  )

Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX  )

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

On CAPS, 92% of the 411 members who have rated Tim Hortons believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

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

Tim Hortons has an unbeatable brand in Canada, and is expanding at a healthy clip in the United States. They are introducing ever-higher margin products into their stores and expanding well in the lunch and dinner segments. P/E is at the higher end, but business risk is low and competition in their home market is relatively low. This company has a wide moat.

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