Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, solar panel systems equipment maker Power-One
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Power-One's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Camarillo, Calif. (1973)|
|Market Cap||$759.2 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.1 billion|
|Management||CEO Richard Thompson (since 2008)
CFO Gary Larsen (since 2010)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||39%|
|Cash/Debt||$259.2 million / $0|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 646 members who have rated Power-One believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[T]he company has properly managed its competition, as it was able to increase their market share from 11% to 14% over a year ; they profit from the euro getting weaker ; for Q3 they expect more revenues than the analysts foresee ; They are going to offset demand decrease by lowering their operating costs ; They have a 7 Gwatts install base (enough to power a small country!). As renewable energy gets more economically viable every year, this company with its global operations seems to be on the right track to dominate the market share.
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