Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, aerospace and defense supplier Esterline Technologies
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Esterline's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Bellevue, Wash. (1967)|
|Market Cap||$1.8 billion|
|Industry||Aerospace and defense|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.7 billion|
|Management||CEO Richard Lawrence (since 2009)
CFO Robert George (since 1999)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||9.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$185.0 million / $1.0 billion|
Source: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 158 members who have rated Esterline believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Relevant, aerospace-focused defense tech company based in Bellevue, WA whose stock is out of favor and underperforming over the past year. However, this has been a good steady stock over the years and appears pretty underfollowed. I am not an expert in this industry (or really, any industry), but this looks to me like a good price and a market-beater from here over the next three years.
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