Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, integrated energy company Hess has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hess and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
New York (1920)
Integrated oil and gas
Chairman/CEO John Hess
CFO John Rielly
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$725 million / $5.8 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 976 members who have rated Hess believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
The mother of all piggybacking situations; Elliott Management, Greenlight Capital, Michael Price, etc. Elliott is spearheading and using the basic playbook of poorly managed, overly diversified company needing to shed non-core operations; increase profitability, return cash to investors, etc. [Michael Price] has talked on HES a fair amount and thinks it is worth considerably north of $100 per share.
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