Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless infrastructure provider Powerwave Technologies
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Powerwave's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Santa Ana, Calif. (1985)|
|Market Cap||$287.5 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$540.68 million|
|Management||CEO Ronald Buschur (since 2005)
CFO Kevin Michaels (since 1996)
|Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)||0.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$61.44 million / $273.3 million|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Two months ago, jksdms3 touched on Powerwave as a strategic selection: "Good management team with strategic focus. Strategic vision; improved cost structure last 2 years."
As a small-cap provider of wireless infrastructure products, Powerwave stands to benefit from wireless operators' ever-increasing capacity needs. Over the next five years, Powerwave is even expected to grow profits at a substantially faster clip (125% per annum) than close foes ADC (12.75%) and CommScope (11%), as well as wireless OEM giants Alcatel
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