Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Hawaii land company Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE: ALEX ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Alexander & Baldwin's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Alexander & Baldwin facts
||Honolulu, Hawaii (2012)
||Diversified real estate activities
||Chairman/CEO Stanley Kuriyama
President/COO Christopher Benjamin
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin
|Cash / Debt
||$2.5 million / $252.2 million
Castle & Cooke
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 88% of the 156 members who have rated Alexander & Baldwin believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star TMFDeej, took the lead of another value investing guru made an outperform call on the stock:
Mick McGuire of Marcato Capital Management brought this oldie but goodie to my attention again. After the recent spin-off [Alexander & Baldwin] is basically a land owner in Hawaii. Heck they own nearly a quarter of the island of Maui with values on the books that are substantially below market value. He believes the stock has 50% upside.
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