4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Nam Tai Electronics

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, electronics-manufacturing specialist Nam Tai Electronics (NYSE: NTE  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Nam Tai facts

Headquarters (Founded) Shenzhen, China (1975)
Market Cap $269 million
Industry Electronic manufacturing services
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $534.4 million
Management Founder/Chairman/CFO Ming Kown Koo
CEO Colin Yeoh
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 4.6%
Cash/Debt $228.07 million / $0
Dividend Yield 3.3%
Competitors Flextronics International (Nasdaq: FLEX  )
Jabil Circuit (NYSE: JBL  )
Sanmina-SCI (Nasdaq: SANM  )

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 816 members who have rated Nam Tai believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include bombaseed and easyeta.

Earlier this week, bombaseed tapped Nam Tai as a particularly timely pick:

Seemed to be turning a corner, but recent Japan earthquake has triggered big share price weakness of late. Good entry point for a cash-rich, debt-free, shareholder-friendly, dividend-paying company. What's not to like?

In fact, Nam Tai currently boasts $228 million in cash on its balance sheet, with no debt. Meanwhile, listed rivals Flextronics, Jabil, and Sanmina sport debt-to-equity ratios of 0.97, 0.68, and 1.82, respectively.

CAPS member easyeta expands on Nam Tai's outperform case:

Excellent Cash Position ($5.09 per share) limits risk; Stock is trading well under Book Value despite being profitable. The risk (and perhaps opportunity) has [arisen] because of a possible supply side interruption from Japanese earthquake(s). Nam Tai also pays a dividend of $0.20 per share, which adds value to an already great buy.

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