Why InvenSense Will Keep Bouncing Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, motion sensor technologist 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

$1.0 billion


Electronic components

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$208.6 million


CEO Behrooz Abdi (since 2012)

CFO Alan Krock (since 2011)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$177.9 million / $0


Analog Devices


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

On CAPS, 99% of the 529 members who have rated InvenSense believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

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

[STMicroelectronics] lawsuit is holding this stock back. ... This is a concern, however the new products are positioned well. MEMS gyroscope Technology has a high bar to entry. Low power consumption of their chips is critical for mobile devices, plus products are designed for integration into devices. Additionally they can be easily adapted to plug in units. Gesture control is on its way and I believe InvenSense is positioned to cash in big. INVN is big enough to deliver the high volume of products that will be needed, however small enough to experience large growth.

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