Why CVR Refining Is Poised to Pop

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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, petroleum refiner CVR Refining has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

CVR Refiningfacts

Headquarters (founded)

Sugar Land, Texas (2012)

Market Cap

$3.8 billion 

Industry

Oil and gas refining and marketing

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$7.5 billion

Management

CEO John Lipinski (since 2012)

CFO Susan Ball (since 2012)

Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin

9.4%

Cash/Debt

$79.6 million / $727.0 million

Competitors

Murphy Oil

Tesoro

Valero Energy


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

On CAPS, all 12 of the members who have rated CVR Refining believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier today, one of those Fools, JFJ5000, listed several of the stock's positives for our community: "Massive dividend, big money insider buying at IPO, parent company has history of strong management and big gains, diversified client base, vertically integrated infrastructure, and primed to rake in potentially huge oil/shale refining profits in the near future ... need I say anything more?"

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The article Why CVR Refining Is Poised to Pop originally appeared on Fool.com.

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