Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas producer Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE: KOG ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Kodiak's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Oil and gas exploration and production
||Chairman/CEO Lynn Peterson
CFO James Henderson
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$13.5 million / $805.9 million
||Double Eagle Petroleum
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 794 members who have rated Kodiak believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this month, one of those Fools, mechanix544, succinctly summed up the Kodiak bull case for our community:
About to EXPLODE this year. OIL prices will stay the same, but this companies debt load, as well as their prospects seem to keep growing. They have a TON of acreage in the [Bakken Shale] they have not even touched yet, which might be a good thing, until oil prices come back a bit. I expect a 14 dollar price target within 18 months, and 20 dollar price target in 24-30 months.
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