4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Cameron International

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.

Cameron facts

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
Weatherford International

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.

Earlier this fall, one of those bulls, JRLOGIK, highlighted the trends working in the stock's favor:

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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