In the video below, Motley Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos takes a dive into Cubic (NYSE:CUB), and examines whether this is a stock that belongs in your portfolio for the long term. He discusses the enormous amount of transportation projects the company has worldwide, as well as its mission support and defense systems businesses that focus on military education and training. He also tells us why the stock might be depressed at the moment, which could make it an attractive buy. In addition, Blake explores the potential downsides to the stock, including why inside ownership is so low and suggests that the stock is worth a second look at today's prices.

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