Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mattress fabrics manufacturer Culp (NYSE:CFI) has earned a respected four-star ranking.  

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

Culp facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

High Point, N.C. (1972)

Market Cap

$208.0 million

Industry

Textiles

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$268.8 million

Management

Founder/Chairman Robert Culp

CEO Franklin Saxon

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

19.3%

Cash/Debt

$28.8 million / $7.2 million

Dividend Yield

0.9%

Competitors

Bekaert Textiles

International Textile Group

Specialty Textiles

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

On CAPS, 89% of the 51 members who have rated Culp believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, chris293, succinctly summed up the Culp bull case for our community:

This is a company tied into economy with goods that are always needed and really does well with an expanding economy which I suspect we may now have. The fabrics or textiles are a going thing for increased sales for new and replacement products in the offices, bedrooms, and who knows where? Culp, has the numbers and ratios that make it a leader in its industry.

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