4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Suncor Energy

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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, Canadian oil and gas giant Suncor Energy (NYS: SU) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Suncor facts

Headquarters (Founded)Calgary, Canada (1953)
Market Cap$54.2 billion
IndustryIntegrated oil and gas
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$40.2 billion
ManagementCEO Richard George (since 1991)
COO Steven Williams (since 2007)
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)6.3%
Cash/Debt$3.3 billion / $10.9 billion
Dividend Yield1.3%
CompetitorsHusky Energy
Imperial Oil
Shell Canada

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 1,673 members who have rated Suncor believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Earlier this month, one of those bulls, All-Star jrich0591, highlighted several of Suncor's positives:

Who knows what 2012 will bring, however, [Suncor] is the largest and best positioned integrated oil and gas company in Canada. One of the major oilsands players. Strong, experienced management team, with the current CFO to take over the top job when the affable Ron George retires in May/June. "Oily" in nature a long-term diversified play with prospects for capital appreciation and dividend growth.

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