Based on the aggregated intelligence of 145,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, data recovery specialist Double-Take Software (NASDAQ:DBTK) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Double-Take facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Southborough, Mass. (1991)

Market Cap

$226.27 million


Systems software

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$85.42 million


CEO Dean Goodermote
Co-Founder/COO Scott Meyers

Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)


Cash / Debt

$89.4 million / $0


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Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S)

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 936 members who have rated Double-Take believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include cjstreet and All-Star stan8331, who is ranked in the top 2% of our community.

This past fall, cjstreet noted that this company "provides what most businesses are currently and for the foreseeable future will need to safely protect corporate information." Our CAPS member concludes: "This is HOT and [Double-Take Software] is one of the best in the business!"

In a pitch from one week earlier, stan8331 offered a more detailed take on Double-Take:

We recently started looking at Double-Take's software, and everything we've seen this far suggests that it represents a great value for organizations looking to deploy an excellent, cost-effective replication infrastructure. ... IT spending cannot be delayed forever, and new spending is likely to be focused on solutions that deliver a high ROI -- virtualization being a prime example. As virtualization expands, Double-Take presents itself as an inexpensive, no-brainer option to greatly increase a company's disaster recovery and general IT operational stability. ... [W]ith zero debt and strong products that should allow [Double-Take] to gain market share, I'm thinking now is the time to get on-board.

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Double-Take, Apple, and Netflix are selections of Stock Advisor. Sprint Nextel is an Inside Value pick. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.