5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: MGE Energy
Apr 12th 2012 9:55AM
Updated Apr 12th 2012 9:56AM
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, electricity producer MGE Energy (NAS: MGEE) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at MGE's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Madison, Wis. (1855)|
|Market Cap||$1.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$546.4 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Gary Wolter
CFO Jeffrey Newman
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||11%|
|Cash/Debt||$41.2 million / $363.6 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 56 members who have rated MGE believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This is a conservative investment. Long standing company in stable regional market. I expect slow; stable growth ... [dividend reinvestment plan] in place. I think this stock will slightly outperform the S&P over the long term (~5-10 yr.).
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