Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, generic-drug giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Nasdaq: TEVA) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Teva facts

Headquarters (founded) Petach Tikva, Israel (1901)
Market Cap $40.0 billion
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $18.3 billion
Management CEO Shlomo Yanai (since 2007)
CFO Eyal Desheh (since 2008)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 13.3%
Cash/Debt $1.1 billion / $14.5 billion
Dividend Yield 1.8%
Competitors Ranbaxy Laboratories
Sandoz International
Watson Pharmaceuticals

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 2,544 members who have rated Teva believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Late last year, one of those Fools, callumturcan, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Teva's stock buyback coupled with higher expected earnings in 2012 plus a low P/E will send the stock higher. Because it deals in generics it isn't affected negatively by the 2012-2013 patent cliff but is actually benefited by it. ... [I]t's a defensive stock with growth prospects and a high dividend. Plus it is emerging into some new and interesting markets, and is aggressively pursuing 3rd world markets.

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