5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Boardwalk Pipeline

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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, natural gas storage and transportation company Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYS: BWP) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Boardwalk Pipeline facts

HeadquartersHouston, Texas
Market Cap$5.9 billion
IndustryOil and gas pipelines
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$1.14 billion
ManagementCEO Stanley Horton (since 2011)
CFO Jamie Buskill (since 2005)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)7.2%
Cash/Debt$3.9 million / $3.4 billion
Dividend Yield7.5%
CompetitorsEl PasoEnergy
Future Holdings

Southwest Gas

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 424 members who have rated Boardwalk Pipeline believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, TMFCane, succinctly summed up the Boardwalk Pipeline bull case for our community: "Significant insider ownership, as another mentioned, and an unbeatable [dividend yield]. Underperforming the market as of recently, and although that's not a reason to dive in, it's also a natural gas play."

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The article 5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Boardwalk Pipeline originally appeared on Fool.com.

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