Why Mylan Is Poised to Keep Popping

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, generic pharmaceutical company Mylan (NASDAQ: MYL  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Mylan facts

Headquarters (founded)

Canonsburg, Pa. (1961)

Market Cap

$11.4 billion

Industry

Pharmaceuticals

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$6.8 billion

Management

CEO Heather Bresch
CFO John Sheehan

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

14.7%

Cash/Debt

$409.5 million / $5.7 billion

Competitors

Abbott Labs
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

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

On CAPS, 94% of the 569 members who have rated Mylan believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this year, one of those Fools, brenoboyle, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Mylan has seen and should continue to see rapidly expanding revenues due to the patent cliff and expanding prescription drug coverage. Add a robust share repurchase program and [less than] 11x forward earnings is a pittance to pay for a stock that has trounced the S&P over the past 5 years.

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