Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, power management product device specialist International Rectifier (NYSE: IRF) has received a distressing two-star ranking.

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

International Rectifier facts

Headquarters (founded) El Segundo, Calif. (1947)
Market Cap $1.1 billion
Industry Semiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $1.1 billion
Management CEO Oleg Khaykin (since 2008)
CFO Ilan Daskal (since 2008)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 5.3%
Cash/Debt $369.3 million / $0
Competitors Fairchild Semiconductor
STMicroelectronics
Vishay Intertechnology

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

On CAPS, 11% of the 160 members who have rated International Rectifier believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, gopyerk, highlighted International Rectifier as an overpriced selection:

When adjusted for risk I show the value of this stock in the [mid $15] range. When looking at all the other numbers I can't seem to find any value in this company right now. Look for a slide here, particularly since the industry has been getting pummeled as well.

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