Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

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

RIM facts

Headquarters (Founded) Waterloo, Canada (1984)
Market Cap $6.9 billion
Industry Semiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $18.4 billion
Management CEO Thorsten Gerhard (since January 2012)
CFO Brian Bidulka (since December 2009)
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 30%
Cash/Debt $1.8 billion / $0
Competitors Apple

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

On CAPS, 22% of the 5,739 members who have rated RIM believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this year, one of those Fools, TMFBoomer, succinctly summed up the bear case for our community:

RIM's mobile devices underwhelm relative to its peers. The company's BlackBerry was praised for its security platform, a software technology that can now be utilized by competitors Apple and Google. I am not sure what competitive advantage RIM currently has against much larger rivals. It will remain a niche player ... but otherwise, I don't see a bright future ahead.

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