Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas giant Chevron (NYSE: CVX ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Chevron's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Ramon, Calif. (1879)|
|Market Cap||$230.6 billion|
|Industry||Integrated oil and gas|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$230.6 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO John Watson
CFO Patricia Yarrington
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||20.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$21.5 billion / $10.3 billion|
Royal Dutch Shell
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 341 of the members who have rated Chevron believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those Fools, adilimani, succinctly summed up the Chevron bull case for our community: "Undervalued stock due to bad economy and low oil prices. However, they are so diversified and are a part of almost every single market related to energy, oil, transportation, purification etc. Good dividend too."
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