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Why LeapFrog Is Poised to Leap Forward

By Brian D. Pacampara, CFA - Apr 15, 2013 at 5:11PM

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Market-trouncing returns could be written in this 4-Star.

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, educational toy maker LeapFrog Enterprises (LF.DL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

LeapFrog facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Emeryville, Calif. (1995)

Market Cap

$580.4 million

Industry

Leisure products

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$581.3 million

Management

CEO John Barbour (since 2011)

COO Michael Dodd (since 2010)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

14.1%

Cash/Debt

$120.0 million/$0

Competitors

Hasbro

Mattel 

VTech Holdings

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

On CAPS, 89% of the 456 members who have rated LeapFrog believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, TMFCQuader, offered some insight into the LeapFrog bull case for our community:

This is a company that has proven time and time again ... when you align your goals on a corporate level to precisely what you want to produce, then your product will be precisely that.

Reading their Annual Report 2012, you can tell that their entire focus is geared toward making children happy educationally, and doing so with a product that stands up to them!

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