5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Mesabi Trust

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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, iron ore royalty trust Mesabi Trust (NYS: MSB) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Mesabi facts

Headquarters (founded)New York (1919)
Market Cap$337.3 million
IndustrySteel
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$34.6 million
Compound Annual Revenue and Net Income Growth (over past 5 years)13.9% and 14.1%
Cash/Debt$1.2 million / $0
Dividend Yield1%
CompetitorsBHP Billiton
Great Northern Iron Ore Properties
Rio Tinto

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 295 of the members who have rated Mesabi believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just last week, one of those bulls, cajun1958, tapped Mesabi as a solid bargain opportunity:

It appears that the slowing down of demand in China has already been factored into the stock [price]. I have a soft spot for [Mesabi] since I bought it under $10 when the US steel industry was declared [dead on arrival]. However, increased domestic industrial demand from [AK Steel], auto makers, appliance makers etc. make this cheap stock a buy and a great income pick.

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