Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, road simulator specialist MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

MTS facts

Headquarters (founded)

Eden Prairie, Minn. (1966)

Market Cap

$888.9 million


Electronic equipment and instruments

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$551.2 million


CEO Dr. Jeffrey Graves

CFO Susan Knight

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$47.9 million / $71.0 thousand

Dividend Yield



Illinois Tool Networks


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

On CAPS, 90% of the 83 members who have rated MTS believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, bnmanager, succinctly summed up the MTS bull case for our community:

This company goes under the radar of investment firms due to its small size. However, I think this company is set to grow quite well. It also pays steady dividends, and its share price has steadily grown.

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