Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas explorer Newfield Exploration (NYSE: NFX ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Newfield's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||The Woodlands, Texas (1988)
||Independent oil and gas
||Chairman/CEO Lee Boothby
CFO Terry Rathert
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$27.0 million / $2.9 billion
||Cabot Oil & Gas
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 334 members who have rated Newfield believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those bulls, JRFord2123, highlighted Newfield as an attractive bargain opportunity:
Incredibly undervalued, P/E of ~5 although the forward P/E isn't as rosy. P/B < 1. Substantial investment going back into the company and oil and gas production above its industry peers. Near a 52-week low from an over $70 high.
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