4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Fluor

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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, engineering services specialist Fluor (NYS: FLR) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Fluor facts

Headquarters (founded)Irving, Texas (1912)
Market Cap$7.8 billion
IndustryConstruction and engineering
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$24.6 billion
ManagementChairman/CEO David Seaton
CFO Biggs Porter
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)18.1%
Cash/Debt$2.2 billion / $532.8 million
Dividend Yield1.4%
CompetitorsJacobs Engineering Group
Shaw Group
URS

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 1,310 members who have rated Fluor believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, MagicDiligence, touched on the several tailwinds working in Fluor's favor: "Refinery demand in U.S., infrastructure spending critical in both U.S. and worldwide, continued high commodity prices, winning gov't contracts it didn't compete on before. Stock trades well below historical multiples."

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The article 4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Fluor originally appeared on Fool.com.

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