Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Indian automaker Tata Motors
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Tata's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Mumbai, India (1945)|
|Market Cap||$19.34 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$23.4 billion|
CEO Carl-Peter Forster (April 2010)
CFO C. Ramakrishnan (since September 2007)
|Compound Annual Revenue and Net Income Growth (Over Past 3 Years)||48.5% and 45.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.96 billion / $8.05 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Late last week, donsguesswork tapped Tata as a big opportunity: "Largest auto maker in India, with premium brand Jaguar Land Rover, is the world's second largest Bus maker and fourth largest truck maker. Tata is trading at forward price to earnings of 10 and PEG of .30. Tata is a great growth story on the cheap."
Tata's scale advantages, revolutionary models like the Nano, and tasty growth prospects continue to support its four-star CAPS status. While global auto gorillas Toyota, Ford, Honda, and General Motors
CAPS All-Star gembuyer elaborates on the opportunity:
Now profitable and growing domestic sales over 15% a year. Positioned for international market through the infrastructure of Land Rover and Jaguar purchased from Ford. These brands are now profitable too. I'm looking for growth of top line of about 40% and bottom line of 20%.
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