Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas transporter TC Pipelines (NYS: TCP) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

TC Pipelines facts

Headquarters (founded) Houston (1998)
Market Cap $2.4 billion
Industry Oil and gas storage and transportation
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $223.9 million
Management Principal Executive Officer Steven Becker
Principal Financial Officer Sandra Ryan-Robinson
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 12%
Cash/Debt $29.5 million / $742.5 million
Dividend Yield 6.8%
Competitors

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

On CAPS, 92% of the 170 members who have rated TC Pipelines believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Earlier this month, one of those Fools, Clint35, highlighted TC Pipelines as an attractive income opportunity:

Small, cheap, under-followed. A big dividend and good yield. What's not like? Who knows when [natural gas] prices will improve? Who cares, as long as they can keep paying the dividend I'm in.

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