Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, asset manager Federated Investors
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Federated's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Pittsburgh (1955)|
|Market Cap||$1.8 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$895.1 million|
|Management||CEO John Donahue
CFO Thomas Donahue
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||36.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$322.3 million / $318.8 million|
Pacific Investment Management
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 312 members who have rated Federated believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
The outcome of near future regulation changes affecting money markets may or may not put a damper on their business. Until that is fully resolved I'll just collect the better than 5% [dividend yield]. Even with all the twists and turns of the market, this company has steadily increased the dividend since their inception.
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