Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, seismic data provider ION Geophysical
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at ION's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Houston (1968)|
|Market Cap||$1.0 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$454.6 million|
|Management||CEO Brian Hanson (since January 2012)
CFO Gregory Heinlein (since November 2011)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||(13.7%)|
|Cash/Debt||$62.4 million / $105.1 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 769 members who have rated ION believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earning estimates and revenues up. P/E is decent, and cash flow also decent. Debt not too high, and should be able to make some decent gains. Insider buying was at closer to $6 but should still have some room to run.
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