Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, German industrial giant Siemens
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Siemens' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Munich (1847)|
|Market Cap||$76.7 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$98.7 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Peter Loescher
CFO Joe Kaeser
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||15.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$16.1 billion / $25.6 billion|
Koninklijke Philips Electronics
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 902 members who have rated Siemens believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, 5kidsncollege, tapped the stock as a solid bargain opportunity: "[Siemens] has dropped to multi-year lows that may reflect more on the [E]uropean double-dip recession than its own prospects. It receives a large percentage of its revenue from foreign operations; every time the euro drops in value its goods and services will be more competitive in the international marketplace."
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