5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Denbury Resources


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and natural gas company Denbury Resources (NYS: DNR) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Denbury facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Plano, Texas (1951)

Market Cap

$4.72 billion


Independent oil and gas

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$2.09 billion


CEO Phil Rykhoek Sr. (since 2009)

COO Ronald Evans (since 2009)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$210 million / $2.3 billion

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 940 members who have rated Denbury believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include skipper09 and All-Star Keekers44.

This past summer, skipper09 touched on the positive factor working in Denbury's favor: "Natural gas, a domestic clean energy in abundance enough that we could export it one day. What's not to like?"

Over the next five years, in fact, Denbury is expected to grow its bottom line at a brisk rate of 24.5% annually. That's much faster than other natural gas plays like Apache (NYS: APA) (9.2%), Chesapeake Energy (NYS: CHK) (11%), and Devon Energy (NYS: DVN) (12.2%).

CAPS All-Star Keekers44 elaborates on the growth opportunity:

[Denbury] has jumped into the Bakken foray and has grown its reserves substantially there. [Denbury] has five rigs operating in this area with plans to have 7 by the end of the year. [Denbury] has a great management team with long-term thinking. This stock appears undervalued given its growth prospects.

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