Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion
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.
|Headquarters (founded)||Waterloo, Canada (1984)|
|Market Cap||$4.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$16.3 billion|
|Management||CEO Thorsten Gerhard Heins (since January 2012)
CFO Brian Bidulka (since December 2009)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||24.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.9 billion / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 24% of the 5,818 members who have rated RIM believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Research In Motion] will continue to lose money throughout next year. This stock can rebound but it will eventually fall. There are rumors of buyouts but no company would buy [Research In Motion] at this valuation. Their savior "Blackberry 10" will have a very hard time making a comeback with Apple's Iphone and Samsung's Galaxy continuously taking over the market shares.
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