Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biotech company Exelixis (Nasdaq: EXEL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Exelixis facts

Headquarters (founded) San Francisco (1994)
Market Cap $738.5 million
Industry Biotechnology
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $289.6 million
Management Co-Founder/Chairman Dr. Stelios Papadopoulos
President/CEO Dr. Michael Morrissey
Trailing-12-Month Return on Capital 49.4%
Cash/Debt $194.3 million / $181.5 million
Competitors AstraZeneca

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 2,597 members who have rated Exelixis believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

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

It's cancer fighting drug cabozantinib is still undergoing phase 3 trials, but things are look pretty promising to me at this point. It also offers the unique benefit of pain reduction, which could help distinguish it from other competing drugs.

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