Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, alternative fuel technologist Westport Innovations
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Westport's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Vancouver, Canada (1995)|
|Market Cap||$1.8 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$264.7 million|
|Management||Founder/CEO David Demers
CFO William Larkin
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||(32.4%)|
|Cash/Debt||$85.7 million / $86.2 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,306 members who have rated Westport believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
With the price of natural gas continuing to go lower and the price of oil staying above $100 I see the shift toward natural gas powered vehicles becoming a reality. Westport has made strategic business alliances with some of the top players in business, such as Cummins and Caterpillar. America will use its own resources to break its reliance on OPEC. ... [Current price] will seem like a gift when you look at the price of this in 2013.
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