4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: MarkWest Energy
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas transporter MarkWest Energy Partners (NYS: MWE) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at MarkWest's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Denver (1988)|
|Market Cap||$5.7 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas storage and transportation|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.6 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Frank Semple|
CFO Nancy Buese
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||4.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$350.6 million / $1.8 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 391 members who have rated MarkWest believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Interesting emerging Marcellus/Utica assets to go with a diverse base with assets in the Southwest and Gulf Coast. Lots of growth on the horizon and solid financials. Solid distributions with a good payout ratio.
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