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5-Star Energy Stocks Poised to Pop: Denbury Resources

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and natural-gas company Denbury Resources (NYSE: DNR  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Denbury and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Denbury facts

Headquarters (founded)

 Plano, Texas (1951)

Market Cap

$6.3 billion


Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$2.4 billion


CEO Phil Rykhoek, Sr. (since 2009)
CFO Mark Allen (since 2009)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$28.1 million/$3 billion


Newfield Exploration (NYSE: NFX  )
Occidental Permian
Swift Energy

Source: S&P Capital IQ; Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 1,132 members who have rated Denbury believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those bulls, fellow Fool David Meier (TMFHumbleServant), listed several of Denbury's positives: "The tertiary oil recovery company has 20 years of carbon dioxide, >1 billion barrels of [proven plus probable plus possible reserves, and a talented management team to turn into cash flow over the next decade. And the price is very attractive today."

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Denbury Resources. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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