Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biotech company Cubist Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: CBST ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cubist's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Lexington, Mass. (1992)|
|Market Cap||$2.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$803.1 million|
|Management||CEO Michael Bonney
CFO David McGirr
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||14.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$790.2 million / $462.1 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 324 members who have rated Cubist believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
I like to green thumb Cubist on pullbacks, since their consistently strong Cubicin revenues provide substantial downside protection. The company also has a strong internal pipeline which has the potential to generate substantial positive catalysts in the near future. I wasn't impressed with the Adolor acquisition, but under new management Entereg is actually showing some signs of life.
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