5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Molson Coors

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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, beer maker Molson Coors Brewing (NYS: TAP) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Molson Coors facts

Headquarters (Founded)Denver (1873)
Market Cap$7.23 billion
IndustryBrewers
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$3.41 billion
ManagementCEO Peter Swinburn (since 2008)
CFO Stewart Glendinning (since 2008)
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)9%
Cash/Debt$987.2 million / $1.95 billion
Dividend Yield3.2%
CompetitorsAnheuser-Busch InBev (NYS: BUD)
Boston Beer (NYS: SAM)

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 818 CAPS members who have rated Molson Coors believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include Clint35 and All-Star Tak3natheFlood, who is ranked in the top 5% of our community.

Late last month, Clint35 tapped Molson Coors as a refreshing bargain opportunity: "Cheap with a good dividend. ... Yielding 3.05%"

In fact, Molson Coors currently sports a cheapish P/E of just 12.2. That represents a clear discount to other beer makers like Anheuser-Busch (18.6), Boston Beer (22.2), and Diageo (NYS: DEO) (17.2).

CAPS All-Star Tak3natheFlood elaborates on the bull case:

Just announced a $1.2B share repurchase. Stock pays a 3% dividend ... Company maintains large market shares in the U.K., U.S., and Canada and is growing its international business. Even a few years of declining volume/sales shouldn't prevent the company from reflecting the long-term economic advantages of this business in the stock price.

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At the time this article was published Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Molson Coors, Boston Beer, and Diageo. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Molson Coors, Boston Beer, and Diageo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.

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