Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, office-supply retailer OfficeMax (NYSE: OMX) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

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

OfficeMax facts

Headquarters (founded) Naperville, Ill. (1913)
Market Cap $482.5 million
Industry Specialty stores
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $7.1 billion
Management CEO Ravichandra Saligram (since 2010)
CFO Bruce Besanko (since 2009)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 6.1%
Cash/Debt $427.1 million / $1.7 billion
Competitors Office Depot

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 41% of the 294 members who have rated OfficeMax believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, MHenage, succinctly summed up the bear case for our community:

Negative [free cash flow], more leverage than Staples. OfficeMax has been inconsistent with share buybacks and I expect those to disappear as the reality of their negative [free cash flow] situation sets in.

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