Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, surgical-robot specialist Intuitive Surgical
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Intuitive's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Sunnyvale, Calif. (1995)|
|Market Cap||$20.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.8 billion|
|Management||CEO Gary Guthart (since 2010)
CFO Marshall Mohr (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||19.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.0 billion / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 4,177 members who have rated Intuitive believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Robotic Medical Devices. With generations of gamers now getting older, this was bound to happen. The buy-in from the public should be smooth and the benefits are great. Being operated on by the best doctors from all around the world is priceless and they can still be all around the world while performing the surgery.
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