Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, data warehousing specialist Teradata
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Teradata's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Dayton, Ohio (1979)|
|Market Cap||$10.7 billion|
|Industry||IT consulting and other services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.4 billion|
|Management||CEO Michael Koehler
CFO Stephen Scheppmann
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||28.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$772.0 million / $290.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 656 members who have rated Teradata believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Like the idea of investing in a solid tech company, the leader in its niche, with demonstrated track record in a growth area. ... I live near [Teradata] headquarters so I know a few of their employees and believe [Teradata] has quality management. And I'm thinking [Teradata] might be an attractive takeover.
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