Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, national pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at AmerisourceBergen's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Chesterbrook, Pa. (1985)|
|Market Cap||$9.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$80.6 billion|
|Management||CEO Steven Collis (since July 2011)
CFO Tim Guttman (since May 2012)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||22.5%|
|Cash / Debt||$1.7 billion / $1.9 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 90% of the 286 members who have rated AmerisourceBergen believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this year, one of those bulls, dreamjob, brought AmerisourceBergen's solid fundamentals to our community's attention: "Producing cash with a high [cash return on invested capital] and [return on invested capital]. This looks to be a well managed company ... and [free cash flow] is out-pacing [net income]. ... Looks cheap, and profitable."
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