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5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: InvenSense

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, semiconductor designer InvenSense (NYSE: INVN  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

InvenSense facts

Headquarters (founded) Sunnyvale, Calif. (2003)
Market Cap $936.7 million
Industry Electronic components
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $153.0 million
Management Founder/Chairman/CEO Steven Nasiri
CFO Alan Krock
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity 31.3%
Cash/Debt $157.8 million / $50.0 thousand
Competitors Analog Devices
Robert Bosch
STMicroelectronics

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 246 members who have rated InvenSense believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star boxxer55, tapped InvenSense as a sensible growth opportunity:

Made this pick a little early, but very excited for the long-term prospects of this company. Revenue and earnings growth projections are tremendous even before the recent new product announcements. Selling at just more than 1/2 its 52 week high, this is a great time to pick up shares with real $$0. Don't fret about [Wednesday's] run up -- think long-term.

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  • Report this Comment On June 07, 2012, at 11:28 AM, Peter405 wrote:

    Article too late; pop was expected to happen before Jun 6 and DI happen in anticIpation of the demo of invn'S new products @ Senso Expo in Chicago yesterday ( Jun 6).

    Now stock may be headedback to lower levels as lawsuit from STMicro come back into the news front and slow Smart Phone shipments in 2Q affect all component suppliers.

    TIMING IS EVERY THING !

  • Report this Comment On June 07, 2012, at 11:29 AM, Peter405 wrote:

    Sorry for the typos above !

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