Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, outdoor-sports equipment specialist Black Diamond (Nasdaq: BDE) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Black Diamond facts

Headquarters Salt Lake City, Utah
Market Cap $300.7 million
Industry Leisure products
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $153.1 million
Management Co-Founder/CEO Peter Metcalf
CFO Robert Peay
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity 3.1%
Cash/Debt $41.6 million / $15.9 million
Competitors L.L. Bean
Recreational Equipment

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

On CAPS, all 17 of the members who have rated Black Diamond believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

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

Quality gear in a segment without a ton of competition (i.e. climbing). More competition in skiing. I like their move and hires for an apparel line. That is a crowded field, but I think they can do it well. Fast growing, with much potential.

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