5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: FLY Leasing


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, commercial jet leasing company FLY Leasing (NYS: FLY) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

FLY Leasing facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland (2007)

Market Cap

$345.8 million


Rental and leasing services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$330.3 million


CEO Colm Barrington (since 2007)
CFO Gary Dales (since 2008)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$189.3 million / $2.4 billion


AerCap Holdings
Boeing Capital
International Lease Finance

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 268 of the members who have rated FLY Leasing believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star DrGoldin, tapped FLY Leasing as a clearly attractive income opportunity:

Either there's something I'm not seeing or this is an obvious buy. That's what CAPS is for! Low valuation, nice dividend with reasonable payout ratio -- and basically I just like their business model. Leasing aircraft makes a lot of sense.

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