Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, LED light maker Cree
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cree's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Durham, N.C. (1987)|
|Market Cap||$3.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.0 billion|
|Management||CEO Charles Swoboda (since 2001)
CFO John Kurtzweil (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||5.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$687.3 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 1,207 members who have rated Cree believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
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