Why Female Health Is Poised to Outperform

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, female condom maker Female Health (NASDAQ: FHCO  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Female Health facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Chicago, Ill. (1896)

Market Cap

$225.6 million

Industry

Personal products

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$36.3 million

Management

Chairman/CEO O.B. Parrish

CFO Michele Greco

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

60.6%

Cash/Debt

$4.3 million/$0

Dividend Yield

3.3%

Competitors

Church & Dwight 

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 333 members who have rated Female Health believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star BKITU, succinctly summed up the Female Health bull case for our community: "Decent financials, consumable product, lots of growth potential not only in industrializing countries, but in already-industrialized countries. That's a rare treat these days."

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