Why ONEOK Partners Will Pop in 2013

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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 pipeline operator ONEOK Partners has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

ONEOK Partners facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Tulsa, Okla. (1993)

Market Cap

$13.2 billion

Industry

Oil and gas storage and transportation

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$10.4 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO John Gibson
CFO Derek Reiners

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

19.8%

Cash/Debt

$963.7 million / $4.8 billion

Dividend Yield

4.6%

Competitors

El Paso
Enbridge

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners


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

On CAPS, 98% of the 665 members who have rated ONEOK Partners believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star Chemdawg, tapped ONEOK Partners as a particularly timely bargain opportunity:

[J]ust wait until these guys finish all of their fractionation facilities and additional infrastructure buildout. ... [B]etter get in while it is still cheap ... it won't stay that way much longer. [D]ividend is strong and growing. [E]xpect that to grow at a rate greater than 10% per year going forward.

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The article Why ONEOK Partners Will Pop in 2013 originally appeared on Fool.com.

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