Why Under Armour Is Poised to Keep Poppin'

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, athletic apparel maker has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Under Armour facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Baltimore, Md. (1996)

Market Cap

$6.2 billion

Industry

Apparel, accessories, and luxury goods

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$1.9 billion

Management

Founder/Chairman/CEO Kevin Plank

CFO Brad Dickerson

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

16.1%

Cash/Debt

$255.7 million / $60.4 million

Competitors


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

On CAPS, 92% of the 3,031 members who have rated Under Armour believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those bulls, All-Star gweech, succinctly summed up the Under Armour bull case for our community:

UA is pricey, but it will always be pricey like [Amazon.com]. They have a pile of cash, small debt, and great return on equity ratios. From a fundamentals standpoint, they are solid. When I add in my 7 year old's pulse on style, this is now a huge buying opportunity. Why? Because they are the first sports apparel manufacturer to upset Nike as the king of brands.  

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The article Why Under Armour Is Poised to Keep Poppin' originally appeared on Fool.com.

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