Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, stem-cell company Osiris Therapeutics
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Osiris and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Columbia, Md. (1992)|
|Market Cap||$363.2 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$27.9 million|
|Management||CEO Dr. Charles Mills (since 2004)
CFO Philip Jacoby Jr. (since 2009)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||12%|
|Cash/Debt||$38.8 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 51% of the 73 All-Star members who have rated Osiris believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Hopefully this speculative pharma red-thumb doesn't hurt me like some others have these past few months. I tend to agree with those who are realistic about the company's recent nod on Prochymal and ask "Yeah, so what?" This is tough for me because I am an absolute believer in the gargantuan impact stem cells will one day have on society. However, there are still too many obstacles and questions that remained to be answered.
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