5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Chevron
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas giant Chevron (NYS: CVX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Chevron's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Ramon, Calif. (1879)|
|Market Cap||$201.1 billion|
|Industry||Integrated oil and gas|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$237.1 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO John Watson|
CFO Patricia Yarrington
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||19.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$19.8 billion / $9.3 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 4,171 of the members who have rated Chevron believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last month, one of those Fools, TempoAllegro, tapped the company as a well-managed income opportunity: "[Chevron] has good management that is investor-friendly, and it is a good company in its field. Generous dividend and strategic focus of the company make this an excellent idea now."
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