4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: AECOM


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, engineering and design company AECOM Technology (NYS: ACM) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

AECOM facts

Headquarters (founded)

Los Angeles (1980)

Market Cap

$2.3 billion


Construction and engineering

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$8.3 billion


Chairman/CEO John Dionisio
CFO Stephen Kadenacy

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$398.4 million / $1.1 billion


Jacobs Engineering

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 599 members who have rated AECOM believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star Staka, offered a balanced take on the opportunity:


- Cheap valuation relative to peers

- Good worldwide diversification of customers

- Infrastructure investment might very well become a more urgent topic in the US after elections


- Will suffer in a recession but this is at least partially priced in

- They are not well represented in China and might not profit from the new Chinese transportation infrastructure investment boom

- Insiders are heavy sellers

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