Based on the aggregated intelligence of 150,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, apparel company Joe's Jeans (NASDAQ:JOEZ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Joe's Jeans facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Commerce, Calif. (1987)

Market Cap

$126.3 million



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$80.1 million


CEO Marc Crossman (since 2006)

CFO Hamish Sandhu (since 2007)

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity



$13.2 million / $3.1 million


True Religion (NASDAQ:TRLG)

Jones Apparel (NYSE:JNY)


Macy's (NYSE:M)

Dillard's (NYSE:DDS)

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 142 members who have rated Joe's Jeans believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include loganhurst and Pr0metheus.

Late last month, loganhurst highlighted Joe's Jeans as a nice fit for growth investors: "Cash flow trends are positive, outlook looks good. Also, a spike in investing activities in 2008 is a good sign."

In a pitch from last week, Pr0metheus also advised Fools to try the stock on for size. Here's an excerpt:

It is extremely important that one understands the target audience for Joe's Jeans before making a call on the stock. The customer who shops for Joe's Jeans or True Religion isn't looking for jeans, they're looking for JEANS (at the likes of Macy's and Bloomingdale's, not Wal-Mart [ (NYSE:WMT)] and Target [ (NYSE:TGT)]. And they won't stop until their wardrobe is complete. ...

They have billboards posted in their stomping ground of California, and their jeans share rack space with True Religion at Macy's/Bloomingdale's. Both [Joe's Jeans] and [True Religion] outsource their manufacturing, allowing them to focus on the pulse of fashion and thereby design the next big trend.

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