Why Plains All American Is Poised to Pop


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil storage and transportation company Plains All American Pipeline has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Plains All Americanfacts

Headquarters (Founded)

Houston (1998)

Market Cap

$14.9 billion


Oil and gas storage and transportation

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$37.2 billion


Chairman/CEO Greg Armstrong
President/COO Harry Pefanis

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$32.0 million / $6.8 billion

Dividend Yield



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

On CAPS, 98% of the 360 members who have rated Plains All American believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, All-Star dvcnut, tapped Plains All American as a particularly attractive income opportunity:

"The company seems to have a solid balance sheet with good cash flow generation, gives a 4.8% [dividend yield] and has increased its dividend 32 of the past 34 quarters. Over that time period, the dividend [compounded annual growth rate] was 7.5% and [Plains All American] is targeting 7%-8% increase for next year (2013)."

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