5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: BreitBurn Energy Partners

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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, oil and gas company BreitBurn Energy Partners (NAS: BBEP) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

BreitBurn facts

Headquarters (founded)Los Angeles (2006)
Market Cap$1.15 billion
IndustryOil and gas exploration and production
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$399.7 million
ManagementCEO Halbert Washburn (since 2010)
CFO James Jackson (since 2006)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)(1.6%)
Cash/Debt$6.4 million / $637.9 million
Dividend Yield11%
CompetitorsAera Energy
Bill Barrett
DTE Energy

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 461 members who have rated BreitBurn believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, oumedstudent, tapped the stock as an attractive bargain opportunity:

BreitBurn shows a lot of potential as a value stock. I like the low P/E and the recent downward trend of the stock. I think getting in around $16 provides a safe starting point and the high dividend yield is nice. [Their] expected earnings look good for the next few quarters.

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