Take a look around your computer station. Whether you're at work or at home, chances are decent that you have a keyboard, a mouse, or maybe a pair of speakers made by Logitech
And if you haven't bought any Logitech wares lately, plenty of other folks have. In its first quarter trading direct shares rather than ADRs on the Nasdaq
The gradual expansion from a mostly pure-play computer-gadgetry business toward a broader consumer electronics market is working out very well for Logitech. It's the sort of transformation Micron
The market opportunities facing this company are arguably just beginning, too. It's a great time to show proof of tight-as-a-drum operations, just as Microsoft
Logitech is a four-star Motley Fool CAPS stock, and the only thing our players are complaining about is the stock price, which has risen by 72% in the past six months. The company has assuaged even the worst fears of my Foolish colleague Rich Smith, who used to worry about shrinking margins and excessive receivables. I'm tempted to take a position myself, once our trading rules allow me to touch the stock again -- all this operational goodness and market promise is hard to pass up.
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Fool contributor Anders Bylund holds no position in any of the companies discussed here, tempted as he might be. You can check out Anders' holdings if you like, and Foolish disclosure is always exciting.