Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Lumber Liquidators' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Lumber Liquidators facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Toano, Va. (1994)|
|Market Cap||$486 million|
|Industry||Home improvement retail|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$660 million|
|Management||President/COO Robert Lynch (will succeed retiring CEO Jeffrey Griffiths on Jan. 1)
CFO Daniel Terrell
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||17%|
|Cash/Debt||$37.8 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 627 members who have rated Lumber Liquidators believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include All-Star Millsteen, who is ranked in the top 10% of our community, and Dwest15.
This past summer, Millsteen listed several of Lumber Liquidators' positives: "Knowledgeable sales staff, competitive prices, experts in flooring a category where Home Depot and Lowes fail because of poor training."
Lumber Liquidators boasts almost $38 million in cash on its balance sheet with zero debt. Meanwhile, big-box retailers like Home Depot, Lowe's, and Wal-Mart
CAPS member Dwest15 elaborates on the bull case:
[Lumber Liquidators] will continue to have success as long as they continue to focus on their core business. Their niche in the market is serving quality flooring at a great rate while not bothering with the other hardware store stuff. Also [Robert Lynch] has done a tremendous job at turning the supply chains around. Looking forward to see what he can bring to the table.
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