Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, communication chip specialist ANADIGICS (Nasdaq: ANAD) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

ANADIGICS facts

Headquarters (founded) Warren, N.J. (1984)
Market Cap $211.7 million
Industry Semiconductors
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $216.65 million
Management

CEO Ronald Michels (since March 2011)

CFO/COO Thomas Shields (since July 1999)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) (17.1%)
Cash/Debt $94.6 million / $0
Competitors

Avago Technologies (NYSE: AVGO)

RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq: RFMD)

Skyworks Solutions (Nasdaq: SWKS)

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 502 members who have rated ANADIGICS believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include NorthStreet and tonykau.

Late last month , NorthStreet touched on several of ANADIGICS' positives:

Quality RF chip maker with plenty of extra capacity to accommodate growth without extra capex/expense. Strong balance sheet, strong takeover candidate. Recent revenue weakness makes price attractive. Good value here.

In fact, ANADIGICS currently sports a cheapish price-to-sales ratio of 1.0. That represents a clear discount to competitors Avago (3.9), RF Micro (1.6), and Skyworks (4.0).

CAPS member tonykau elaborates on ANADIGICS as a timely bargain opportunity:

Currently beaten down on decreasing volume, showing signs of trend exhaustion and is poised for at least a short term rebound. I believe this is a great time to buy, as the downside is technically supported, and therefore, not as risky, while the upside has a lot of room to run.

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