5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Dominion Resources
Mar 7th 2012 9:46AM
Updated Mar 7th 2012 9:48AM
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, energy provider Dominion Resources (NYS: D) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Dominion's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Richmond, Va. (1909)|
|Market Cap||$28.9 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$14.4 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Thomas Farrell
CFO Mark McGettrick
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||16.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$102.0 million / $20.9 billion|
American Electric Power
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 644 members who have rated Dominion believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
A recent favorable ruling from the Department of Energy may allow Dominion Resources to begin exporting LNG to some 20 countries abroad. This could have a big effect on Dominion's bottom line in the upcoming quarters. ... The popularity of the clean burning natural gas has been on the rise in countries like Japan having had their no so long ago problems with nuclear energy. Add to this a nice dose of insider buying (one of my favorite indicators) and an attractive dividend to boot, this stock could be a market outperformer in the months to come.
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