Based on the aggregated intelligence of 160,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, motor-home manufacturer Winnebago Industries (NYSE: WGO) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

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

Winnebago facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Forest City, Iowa (1958)

Market Cap

$421.3 million


Automobile manufacturers

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$223.1 million


CEO Robert Olson (since 2008)
CFO Sarah Nielsen (since 2005)

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity


1-Year Return



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Key Suppliers

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Highly Rated Motor Vehicle Alternatives

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

On CAPS, 68% of the 196 members who have rated Winnebago believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bears include DarthMaul09 and lagunabb.

On Tuesday, DarthMaul09 displayed skepticism over the stock's popping price:

Rents are falling, so there is no need to live in a Winnebago. With credit still tight it's uncertain how this company keeps surviving. It is near its recent highs, so I suspect the next move is down, especially after the price rise today.

In an earlier pitch, lagunabb also predicted a long and bumpy road ahead:

Several trends are blowing in the opposite direction of high end motorized RVs. 1. Consumer deleveraging is going to last several years. 2. There is no cheap oil scenario in any world economic recovery environment. 3. Drive train technology has to move away from internal combustion because of [point number 2] and trailers makes more sense than motorizing a RV with old technology and getting stuck with it.

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Ford is a Motley Fool Stock Advisor pick. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.