4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: FutureFuel


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 (NYS: FF) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

FutureFuel facts

Headquarters (founded)

Clayton, Mo. (2005)

Market Cap

$419.0 million


Specialty chemicals

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$340.4 million


CEO Lee Mikles
Principal Financial Officer Douglas Hammers

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$157.1 million / $0

Dividend Yield



Archer Daniels Midland

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 25 members who have rated FutureFuel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star KnowNoFear, listed several of FutureFuel's positives:

Cash flow -- check. Decent [price-to-earnings] -- check. Low debt -- double check. Return on investment -- check. Good earnings estimates -- check. Insider activity -- neutral. Decent entry price -- check. Should be an all systems go!

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