Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, data warehousing specialist Teradata
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Teradata's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Dayton, Ohio (1979)|
|Market Cap||$10.1 billion|
|Industry||Diversified computer systems|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2 billion|
CEO Michael Koehler
CFO Stephen Scheppmann
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||31.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$778 million / $300 million|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95.5% of the 377 members who have rated Teradata believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include jibitz and All-Star jtothes, who is ranked in the top 5% of our community.
Teradata even boasts a robust three-year average return on capital of 25.5%. That's higher than that of competitors such as HP (12.9%), IBM (23.6%), and Oracle (15.3%).
The need for data warehousing is not going to go away any time soon, and if they already have a nice portfolio there is reason to believe that they will continue to add more customers to it. Also, as the computer and storage options continues to evolve they are in a position to capitalize on it.
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