Why El Paso Pipeline Is Poised to Keep Popping
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas storage and transportation company El Paso Pipeline Partners has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at El Paso Pipeline and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
El Paso Pipeline facts
Houston, Texas (2007)
Oil and gas storage and transportation
Chairman/CEO Richard Kinder
President/Director Park Sharper
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$114.0 million / $4.3 billion
ANR Pipeline Company
Southern Union Company
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 290 members who have rated El Paso Pipeline believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Natural gas has been cheap, so demand is high. Supply continues to increase, keeping prices low. So, who makes money as more users switch to natural gas? Pipeline companies are, in my opinion, a good bet. This firm has sound financials, and should be well positioned to take advantage of the continued boom in natural gas demand.
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