Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, female health-care products specialist Hologic
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hologic's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Bedford, Mass. (1985)|
|Market Cap||$5.5 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.8 billion|
|Management||CEO Robert Cascella (since 2009)
CFO Glenn Muir (since 1992)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||(8.9%)|
|Cash/Debt||$793.1 million / $1.5 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 716 members who have rated Hologic believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This [women's health] specialist will benefit from increased emphasis on health in general and womens health, in particular. ... It is pre-eminent in the Liquid Based Pap test arena which is supplanting the classical Pap test and being extended throughout the world as women's rights increase in much of the … third world. It is also the leader in digital mammography and specialized surgical procedures.
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