Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, satellite radio services specialist Sirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Sirius XM's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Sirius XM facts
||New York (1990)
||Cable and satellite
||CEO Mel Karmazin (since 2004)
Chief Content Officer (since 2004)
|Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)
||$746.6 million / $3.0 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 18% of the 5,444 members who have rated Sirius XM believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those bears, All-Star MintCoin, brought a specific competitive threat to our community's attention:
Long term this is probably one of the next companies that will lose big when Apple rolls over its turf. Apple does music better (much better) than anyone. What happens when they integrate [Siri voice command] into the steering wheel and give cult users direct access to their docked iphone via voice, which will include the Pandora service? One of those things is they will no longer need to pay monthly for a music service from [Sirius XM].
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