Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas producer Continental Resources (NYSE: CLR ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Continental's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Enid, Okla. (1967)|
|Market Cap||$14.6 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas exploration and production|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.7 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Harold Hamm
President/COO Jeffery Hume
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||15.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$53.5 million / $1.3 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 721 members who have rated Continental believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Size matters in the oil industry, Continental is starting to see the fruits of its investments. Company's revenue has increased every quarter for the last 3 years. Good balance sheet, good growth expected.
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