Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, data storage chip specialist Marvell Technology (Nasdaq: MRVL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Marvell facts

Headquarters (founded) Hamilton, Bermuda (1995)
Market Cap $5.7 billion
Industry Semiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $3.3 billion

Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO Dr. Sehat Sutardja

Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer Dr. Pantas Sutardja

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 14.8%
Cash/Debt $2.1 billion / $0
Dividend Yield 2.3%



Texas Instruments

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 1,460 members who have rated Marvell believe that the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, Clint35, succinctly summed up the Marvell bull case for our community:

Great balance sheet. High insider ownership. Pretty cheap. Plus a dividend yielding 2.30%. That's not a lot but I'll take it.

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