4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Niska Gas Storage

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas storage asset operator Niska Gas Storage Partners (NYSE: NKA  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Niska facts

Headquarters (founded) Houston (2006)
Market Cap $826.4 million
Industry Oil and gas storage and transportation
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $151.0 million
Management Interim CEO Simon Dupere (since 2011)
CFO Vance Powers (since 2011)
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity (19.2%)
Cash/Debt $14.6 million / $759.5 million
Dividend Yield 11.6%
Competitors ATCO
Buckeye Partners
TransCanada

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 113 members who have rated Niska believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Earlier this month, fellow Fool Rich Duprey (TMFCop) succinctly summed up the bull case for our community: "We're awash in oil and gas supplies and we need some place to put it. Niska should benefit from all the liquids floating its way."

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