Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, discount department store operator Gordmans Stores
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Gordmans and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Omaha, Neb. (1915)|
|Market Cap||$289.2 million|
|Industry||General merchandise stores|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$586.1 million|
|Management||CEO Jeffrey Gordman (since 1996)
CFO Michael James (since 2006)
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||34.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$44.1 million / $411.0 thousand|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 49 members who have rated Gordmans believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
A few months ago, one of those bulls, mitleg, succinctly summed up the Gordmans bull case for our community: "Seems like a real good buy. Low [P/E] and [PEG]. High insider presence. Steady growth. Competes against [T.J. Maxx], which had been a successful market segment. A winner."
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