4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Chubb
Aug 17th 2012 11:27AM
Updated Aug 17th 2012 11:28AM
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, property and casualty insurer The Chubb Corporation (NYS: CB) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Chubb's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Warren, N.J. (1882)|
|Market Cap||$19.3 billion|
|Industry||Property and casualty insurance|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$14.0 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO John Finnegan
CFO Richard Spiro
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||13.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.1 billion / $3.6 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 543 members who have rated Chubb believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this summer, one of those Fools, All-Star joryko, highlighted Chubb as a particularly solid opportunity: "Not an explosive growth story with 4% yearly revenue growth over the last decade, but a constantly growing dividend (10+ years of increases), quality valuation (12 P/E & 11 Price to Cash Flow), a 12% profit margin, and low debt, make Chubb worth a look."
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