4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Alexander & Baldwin
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Hawaii land company Alexander & Baldwin (NYS: ALEX) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Alexander & Baldwin's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Alexander & Baldwin facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Honolulu, Hawaii (2012)|
|Market Cap||$1.2 billion|
|Industry||Diversified real estate activities|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$263.3 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Stanley Kuriyama|
President/COO Christopher Benjamin
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin||13.3%|
|Cash / Debt||$2.5 million / $252.2 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 88% of the 156 members who have rated Alexander & Baldwin believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Mick McGuire of Marcato Capital Management brought this oldie but goodie to my attention again. After the recent spin-off [Alexander & Baldwin] is basically a land owner in Hawaii. Heck they own nearly a quarter of the island of Maui with values on the books that are substantially below market value. He believes the stock has 50% upside.
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