Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, alloy products maker Haynes International has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Haynes and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Haynes facts

Headquarters (founded)

Kokomo, Ind. (1912)

Market Cap

$639.2 million

Industry

Steel

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$565.0 million

Management

CEO Mark Comerford (since 2008)

CFO Daniel Maudlin (since 2012)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

11.5%

Cash/Debt

$65.5 million / $980.0 thousand

Dividend Yield

1.6%

Competitors

Allegheny Technologies

Carpenter Technology

RTI International Metals


Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94% of the 227 members who have rated Haynes believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, hend6, succinctly summed up the Haynes bull case for our community: "Solid income, strong balance sheet, a minor dividend. Diversified manufacturing field should stay strong, especially as foreign labor costs continue to slowly rise."

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The article Why Haynes International Is Ready to Rebound originally appeared on Fool.com.

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