Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, engineering services specialist Fluor (NYSE: FLR ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Fluor's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Irving, Texas (1912)|
|Market Cap||$7.8 billion|
|Industry||Construction and engineering|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$24.6 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO David Seaton
CFO Biggs Porter
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||18.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.2 billion / $532.8 million|
|Competitors||Jacobs Engineering Group
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,310 members who have rated Fluor believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, MagicDiligence, touched on the several tailwinds working in Fluor's favor: "Refinery demand in U.S., infrastructure spending critical in both U.S. and worldwide, continued high commodity prices, winning gov't contracts it didn't compete on before. Stock trades well below historical multiples."
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