4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Terra Nitrogen

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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, nitrogen fertilizer producer Terra Nitrogen (NYS: TNH) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Terra Nitrogen facts

Headquarters (Founded)Deerfield, Ill. (1991)
Market Cap$3.7 billion
IndustryFertilizers and agricultural chemicals
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$799.8 million
ManagementChairman/CEO Dr. Stephen Wilson
Vice President Douglas Barnard
Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)80.7%
Cash/Debt$168.7 million / $0
Dividend Yield7.3%
CompetitorsAgrium
Koch Industries
PCS Nitrogen

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 1,357 members who have rated Terra Nitrogen believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

A couple of months ago, one of those Fools, robertmbailey, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community: "Demand for food is constant, and [Terra Nitrogen] is a well-run and well-managed company, financially speaking. It has zero debt and pays a nice dividend which helps keep [management] honest."

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