Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, irrigation equipment manufacturer Lindsay
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Lindsay's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Omaha, Neb. (1954)|
|Market Cap||$919.3 million|
|Industry||Construction and farm machinery and heavy trucks|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$539.6 million|
|Management||CEO Richard Parod (since 2000)
CFO James Raabe (since 2011)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||13%|
|Cash/Debt||$119.8 million / $5.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 91% of the 341 members who have rated Lindsay believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star reddingrunner, touched on the tailwinds working in Lindsay's favor: "irrigation is a growth story -- more farms worldwide will be adding irrigation equipment. center-pivot irrigation is a growth story -- more farms will be replacing old equip with the less wasteful center-pivot models offered by ... [Lindsay]."
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