Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, flow equipment products specialist Cameron International (NYSE: CAM ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cameron's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Houston (1994)|
|Market Cap||$12.6 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$6.7 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Jack Moore
CFO Charles Sledge
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||15.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.5 billion / $1.6 billion|
|Competitors||National Oilwell Varco
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 701 members who have rated Cameron believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Cameron will benefit from the recent events in the gulf. New regulations on the safety and redundancy of pressure control systems has opened the door for Cameron to experience a surge in new orders and service work. With ... Cameron's acquisition of LeTourneau Drilling Systems, they will also benefit from LeTourneau's surface drilling technology. These factors have positioned Cameron right where they want to be, with plenty of cash on hand to boot. Expect this stock to outperform.
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