Why StealthGas Is Ready to Rebound

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, liquefied petroleum gas transporter StealthGas has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

StealthGas facts

Headquarters (founded)

Athens, Greece (2004)

Market Cap

$207.2 million

Industry

Oil and gas storage and transportation

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$117.5 million

Management

CEO Harry Vafias (since 2004)

CFO Konstantinos Sistovaris (since 2011)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

5.1%

Cash/Debt

$41.2 million / $360.2 million

Competitors

Golar LNG

Teekay LNG Partners


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

On CAPS, 96% of the 357 members who have rated StealthGas believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star marc64, succinctly summed up the StealthGas bull case for our community:

USA is poised to be a big exporter of natural gas products, along with a trailing list of other nations. Being in the business of shipping NG from places that produce it, to places that don't seems to me a pretty good bet. A company like [StealthGas] with a decent head start, and a track record of profitability and execution seems likely to do very well.

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The article Why StealthGas Is Ready to Rebound originally appeared on Fool.com.

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