Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-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||$9.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$26.42 billion|
|Management||CEO Carl-Peter Forster (since 2010)
CFO C. Ramakrishnan (since 2007)
|Operating Margin (Average, Past 3 Years)||4.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.23 billion / $6.7 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last week, davfoo tapped Tata as a great way to go for growth:
Jaguar, Land Rover, and the worlds cheapest car in India. This should take off in the next 5 years. In the short run auto sales may be slow, and the dollar may be too strong, but eventually TTM should do quite well.
Over the next five years, in fact, Tata is expected to grow its bottom line at a brisk rate of 35% annually. That's faster than competitors like Ford (7%), GM (12%), and Toyota (26%).
CAPS member meadornack expands on the Tata outperform argument:
This Indian company has a lot of upside potential with its dual threat of global sales after its reinvention of the Jaguar and Land Rover line as well as its growth in India. The company should benefit from global macro increases in automobile sales as well as growth in India. The company is well positioned in its own country, and they have a lot of upside after a rough several months for the Indian markets.
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