Why FutureFuel Is Poised to Keep Popping

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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, chemicals and biofuels manufacturer FutureFuel has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

FutureFuel facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Clayton, Mo. (2005)

Market Cap

$546.3 million


Specialty chemicals

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$366.8 million


Chairman/CEO Paul Novelly
Principal Finance Officer Rose Sparks

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$196.4 million / $0

Dividend Yield



Archer-Daniels Midland

Renewable Energy Group

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 58 members who have rated FutureFuel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, neocolonialist, succinctly summed up the FutureFuel bull case for our community:

"P/E is reasonable at < 15, they have no debt, they are amazingly diversified with a whole chemical side of the house (weed killer, detergent packet chemicals, etc), strong customers like Procter & Gamble , they have a great dividend, and lots of cash for their size. What's not to like?"

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The article Why FutureFuel Is Poised to Keep Popping originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Procter & Gamble. 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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