Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, engineering consulting specialist Tetra Tech
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Tetra Tech's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Tetra Tech facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Pasadena, Calif. (1966)|
|Market Cap||$1.34 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.79 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Dan Batrack
CFO Steven Burdick
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||12.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$90.5 million / $147.4 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 416 members who have rated Tetra Tech believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include rcdaddy0609 and All-Star jmontgomery86, who is ranked in the top 20% of our community.
Earlier this year, rcdaddy0609 summed up the Tetra Tech bull case for our community: "Global water crisis + one of the leading companies in the industry = smart stock play. I'm all in on this one, baby!"
Over the past three years, in fact, Tetra Tech has grown its top line at a solid rate of 13% annually. Meanwhile, rivals KBR, Shaw, and Foster Wheeler sport average revenue declines of -4%, -5%, and -12%, respectively.
CAPS All-Star jmontgomery86 expands on the Tetra Tech outperform argument:
Solid fundamentals and solid management. The catalyst here is their expansion to Canada, Australia and soon Asia and Africa. Not to mention their joint venture with SAIC [
] is now contracted with the State Department for an unknown portion of $10b which could really set this company off. (NYSE: SAI)
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