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Telecom equipment supplier Arris Group (NASDAQ:ARRS) had been falling in favor to as low as a three-star rank in CAPS, but enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on the company recently to upgrade it all the way to five stars. A total of 454 members have given their opinion on Arris Group, with many of them offering analysis and commentary explaining the recent optimism.

Competing with stalwarts such as Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Motorola (NYSE:MOT), Arris provides communications equipment to customers such as Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable. Despite an uncertain economy, the company has been seeing increasing demand lately in a cable industry that's spending on network improvements to keep up with fierce competition with telephone and satellite companies. While content delivery provider Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) is expected to benefit from an increase in Internet video delivery and other companies like Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Disney and NBC's Hulu are pouring a massive amount of content on the Web, Arris sees a bright future ahead. The company's CEO says he expects the strength in its business to remain strong as Internet traffic growth continues at a rapid pace.

The uptick in demand helped the company achieve a jump in third-quarter gross margins that reached 41.9%, compared with 35.7% last year, and led it to forecast strong fourth-quarter earnings. One of the factors contributing to Arris' third-quarter success was the strength it's experienced from international customers in countries like Mexico, Japan, and Canada. CAPS members like the international exposure, which is similar to the expansion that competitor Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) is seeing, and like its strong balance sheet that enabled it to make some recent acquisitions.

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