5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Otter Tail
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, electricity provider Otter Tail (NAS: OTTR) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Otter Tail's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Otter Tail facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Fergus Falls, Minn. (1907)|
|Market Cap||$798.6 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.1 billion|
|Management||CEO Edward McIntyre (since January 2012)|
CFO Kevin Moug (since April 2001)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||1.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$16.2 million / $475.0 million|
J-M Manufacturing Company
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,018 members who have rated Otter Tail believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[V]ery diversified portfolio and on top of that, no one is going to stop using electricity to heat and cool their homes and businesses no matter how bad the economy is. ... [S]o when their portfolio is made up of cheap, abundant, and green energy (wind energy and hydro-energy) this company will be set for centuries.
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