Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas storage and transportation company Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Boardwalk Pipeline's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Boardwalk Pipeline facts
|Market Cap||$5.9 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas pipelines|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.14 billion|
|Management||CEO Stanley Horton (since 2011)
CFO Jamie Buskill (since 2005)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||7.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$3.9 million / $3.4 billion|
|Competitors||El Paso Energy
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 424 members who have rated Boardwalk Pipeline believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those Fools, TMFCane, succinctly summed up the Boardwalk Pipeline bull case for our community: "Significant insider ownership, as another mentioned, and an unbeatable [dividend yield]. Underperforming the market as of recently, and although that's not a reason to dive in, it's also a natural gas play."
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