4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: AuRico Gold
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, gold miner AuRico Gold (NYS: AUQ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at AuRico's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Toronto (1986)|
|Market Cap||$2.6 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$366.3 million|
|Management||CEO Rene Marion|
CFO Scott Perry
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||(2.1%)|
|Cash/Debt||$147.7 million / $38.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last month, pyroslayer tapped AuRico as a particularly timely opportunity: "After [Northgate Minerals] acquisition, this one is fixing to boom, especially with Eurozone and US debt still unchecked."
CAPS member TravisRcroteau expands on the AuRico outperform argument:
With the recent aquisition of Northgate Minerals establishing a solid mid-tier mining company, the upcoming opening of the soon to be finished Young-Davidson mine (Northgate's Flagship) in gold rich northern Ontario in early 2012, as well as current operations at 5 mines coupled with the increased fear of inflation, the price ... isn't going anywhere but up. I'm anticipating strong growth over the next few years as the [Young Davidson] mine ramps up to full production.
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