5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Phillips 66


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas refiner Phillips 66 (NYS: PSX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Phillips 66's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Phillips 66 facts

Headquarters (founded)

Houston (2011)

Market Cap

$26.2 billion


Oil and gas refining and marketing

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$177.5 billion


Chairman/CEO Greg Garland
CFO Greg Maxwell

Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin


Cash / Debt

$3.1 billion / $8.0 billion

Dividend Yield



Marathon Petroleum
Shell Oil Products
Valero Energy

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

On CAPS, 99% of the 197 of the members who have rated Phillips 66 believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

A couple of months ago, one of those Fools, WealthLift, highlighted the stock as a particularly special selection: "Phillips 66 looks to be a good investment in the 2-3 years following its spin-off from [ConocoPhillips]. Empirical studies have proven that spin-off companies outperform the broader market by 20-30%, and we're partial to statistical analysis over emotional opinions any day."

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