Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, computer chip giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Intel facts

Headquarters (founded)

Santa Clara, Calif. (1968)

Market Cap

$112.8 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$52.3 billion


CEO Brian Krzanich (since May 2013)

CFO Stacy Smith (since October 2007)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$17.4 billion / $13.6 billion

Divided Yield





Texas Instruments

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

On CAPS, 94% of the 10,059 members who have rated Intel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Just last week, one of those Fools, MrPipes, tapped the stock as a particularly attractive turnaround opportunity:

I don't think [Intel] is a short-term win but in the long term, Intel is [recognizing] the need to expand in a very big way into the smart phone mobile market. It has the margin issue to overcome (willing to accept a lower margin) but if this ship can turn and look to make this up with volume, and I believe the signs are there that it is turning, Intel can move into this mobile market [successfully].

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