5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Brookfield Infrastructure

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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, infrastructure asset operator Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYS: BIP) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Brookfield Infrastructure facts

Headquarters (Founded)Hamilton, Bermuda (2007)
Market Cap$4.6 billion
IndustryElectric utilities
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$1.5 billion
ManagementCEO Samuel Pollock
CFO John Stinebaugh
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)10.4%
Cash/Debt$198.0 million / $5.1 billion
Dividend Yield4.9%
Competitors3i Infrastructure
Ecofin
PSEG Resources, L.L.C.

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

On CAPS, 99% of the 1,007 members who have rated Brookfield Infrastructure believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

About a month ago, one of those bulls, All-Star aufergy, highlighted several of the stock's positives:

[Brookfield Infrastructure] has huge pricing power because they own assets that are difficult or impossible to replace. In addition, they own assets all over the world, so you get geographic diversification on top of industry diversification (ports, timberland, coal, railroads, toll roads, etc.). Throw in a low P/E, a dividend yielding 5%, and a commitment by management to increase the dividend 3-7% per year, and you have a great investment. ...

With governments around the world looking to privatize some assets in order to reduce their massive debt loads, [Brookfield Infrastructure] can grow through acquisitions for the foreseeable future.

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