Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, correctional and detention facilities operator Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Corrections Corp.'s business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Corrections Corp. facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Nashville, Tenn. (1983)|
|Market Cap||$2.8 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.7 billion|
|Management||CEO Damon Hininger (since 2009)
CFO Todd Mullenger (since 2007)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||10.9%|
|Cash/Debt||$55.8 million / $1.3 billion|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 354 members who have rated Corrections Corp. believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
I am interested in the possible conversion of CXW into a REIT, spurred by several activist investors. The stock has surged a little more than I would have liked since this news came out, but I am going to add on [Tuesday's] pull-back.
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