Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Indian automaker Tata Motors
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Tata's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Mumbai, India (1945)|
|Market Cap||$12.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$28.9 billion|
|Management||Chairman Ratan Tata
CFO C. Ramakrishnan
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||51.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$4.5 billion / $6.8 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 2,714 members who have rated Tata believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Seems safe to sneak back into this Indian automotive powerhouse. Between the Jaguar and the little Nano, they cover the full range of social class consumer. [Tata] is also looking to move out into Indonesia, Thailand, and Burma. However, India is not their game preserve -- other competitors will challenge them in their homeland.
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