4-Star Dividend Stocks Poised to Pop: Pioneer Southwest Energy

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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 producer Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners (NYS: PSE) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Pioneer facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Irving, Texas (2007)

Market Cap

$928.5 million

Industry

Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$202.4 million

Management

Chairman/CEO Scott Sheffield
President/COO Timothy Dove

Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)

26.8%

Cash / Debt

$3.7 million / $60.0 million

Dividend Yield

8%

Competitors

Anadarko Petroleum (NYS: APC)
Chesapeake Energy
(NYS: CHK)
Noble Energy
(NYS: NBL)


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

On CAPS, 95% of the 190 members who have rated Pioneer believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, All-Star jwray01, succinctly summed up the Pioneer bull case for our community:

Consistently high profit margin and very low P/E. The margin of safety is strong with this one. The price of crude oil can drop by half and they'd still make a profit. But it's more likely to rise in the long run.

If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Pioneer may not be your top choice.

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The article 4-Star Dividend Stocks Poised to Pop: Pioneer Southwest Energy originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool has options on Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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