Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, medical device company MAKO Surgical
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at MAKO's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (2004)|
|Market Cap||$1.04 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$66.4 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Maurice Ferre
CFO Fritz LaPorte
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||(48.1%)|
|Cash/Debt||$50.5 million / $0|
Smith & Nephew
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
Earlier this week, MajorBob04 tapped MAKO as a solid turnaround opportunity: "Stock price will make a comeback as sales pick up again and margins improve."
Over the next five years, in fact, MAKO is expected to grow its bottom line at a brisk rate of 20% annually. That's much faster than listed rivals Smith & Nephew (7%), Stryker (11%), and Zimmer (9%).
CAPS member WilliamCrook2003 elaborates on the MAKO bull case:
I see a great deal of growth potential in this company, this is evident in as much as this is the fastest growing tech company in the USA [according to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500]. I believe the share price reduction of late is a great opportunity for me to add shares of this company to my real live portfolio. ... I believe in the very near future [MAKO] will become profitable and the share price will gradually begin to climb upwards.
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