Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, methanol producer Methanex (Nasdaq: MEOH ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Methanex and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Vancouver, Canada (1968)|
|Market Cap||$2.7 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.7 billion|
|Management||CEO Bruce Aitken (since 2004)
CFO Ian Cameron (since 2003)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||8.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$584.1 million / $1.2 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 248 members who have rated Methanex believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Methanex] is a little gem. ... It's currently yielding about 2.7% they have bought back tons of stock since 2002. They didn't raise the [dividend] a few years during the crisis but they didn't cut it either. Long term I'd not be surprised to see this one at [$150-$170] per share by 2017. Not predicting mind you but [in my opinion] its worth a watch. If they meet expectations again next quarter I will buy if the Price hasn't taken off yet.
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