Why InvenSense Is Poised to Bounce Back

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

$909.2 million

Industry

Electronic components

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$186.5 million

Management

CEO Behrooz Abdi (since 2012)

CFO Alan Krock (since 2011)

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity

22.5%

Cash/Debt

$159.3 million / $0

Competitors

Analog Devices

Robert Bosch

STMicroelectronics

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

On CAPS, 99% of the 496 members who have rated InvenSense believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, JoeArizona, succinctly summed up the InvenSense bull case for our community:

Motion-tracking is a big deal. InvenSense makes reliable, tiny gyroscopes, and there are lots of customers looking for smart phones out there. Tons of growth potential.

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  • Report this Comment On March 21, 2013, at 6:39 PM, DNAstock wrote:

    Wow where is the substance in this article?

  • Report this Comment On March 22, 2013, at 4:57 AM, DoubleBagel wrote:

    Excellent question, DNAstock. Brian Pacampara and Motley Fool should be ashamed of this garbage. Motley Fool is making Seeking Alpha look good!

  • Report this Comment On March 22, 2013, at 11:42 AM, goodresevoir wrote:

    Yeah, this is pretty weak. And no mention of the massive pending lawsuits? I want my 45 seconds back.

  • Report this Comment On March 22, 2013, at 1:43 PM, 110254545yy wrote:

    LOL

    Just like STP was a favorite of MF, here we go again.

    LAWSUITS from relentless pursuants are never discussed as serious issues.

    I am staying away from this one

  • Report this Comment On March 26, 2013, at 3:17 AM, garifolle wrote:

    Insiders seems to want to stay away too! (-93.5%)

    But there migth be an interesting short squeeze (17.9%)

    As to the fact that the "Fool community" gives it a high rating, this doesn't impress me much.

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