Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, handset chip maker Skyworks Solutions (Nasdaq: SWKS) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Skyworks facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Woburn, Mass. (1962)

Market Cap

$4.96 billion

Industry

Semiconductors

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$1.25 billion

Management

CEO David Aldrich (since 2000)

CFO Donald Palette (since 2007)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

12.3%

Cash/Debt

$503.8 million / $25.4 million

Competitors

Analog Devices (NYSE: ADI)

Linear Technology (Nasdaq: LLTC)

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI)

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 628 members who have rated Skyworks believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include rcjansen and fellow Fool Anders Bylund (TMFZahrim), who is ranked in the top 5% of our community.

Just two weeks ago , rcjansen touched on the tailwinds working in Skyworks' favor: "With the trend toward smart phones continuing and the more complex (meaning expensive) chips required for them should keep Skyworks on the upward momentum train for the next 2-3 years."

Over the next five years, in fact, Skyworks is expected to grow its bottom line at a solid rate of 15.9% annually. That's faster than listed rivals like Analog Devices (8.9%), Linear Tech (9%), and Motorola Solutions (10.5%).

CAPS All-Star Anders elaborates on the Skyworks bull case:

The stock has fallen 25% from highs set in February, baking in plenty of bad news and potential share losses in the process. Smartphones, tablets, and a plethora of other communications-heavy gadgets will need to buy what Skyworks and its rivals are selling for years to come; there will always be some jockeying for position, but nobody will kill Skyworks.

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