4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Adams Resources
byMar 19th 2012 9:45AM
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas company Adams Resources & Energy (ASE: AE) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Adams' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Houston (1973)|
|Market Cap||$235.4 million|
|Industry||Oil and gas refining and marketing|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.0 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO K.S. Adams Jr.
President/COO Frank Webster
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||8.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$53.1 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 140 members who have rated Adams believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Starting to generate strong owner earnings. Nice return on investment capital and [cash return on invested capital]. Well managed (nice flow ratio), and earnings are growing nicely. No debt, and this company is cheap right now.
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