5-Star Energy Stocks Poised to Pop: Energy XXI

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas explorer Energy XXI (Nasdaq: EXXI  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Energy XXI facts

Headquarters (founded)

Hamilton, Bermuda (2005)

Market Cap

$2.6 billion


Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$1.3 billion


Chairman/CEO John Schiller
CFO David Griffin

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$48.8 million / $1.1 billion

Dividend Yield



Denbury Resources (NYSE: DNR  )
Newfield Exploration (NYSE: NFX  )

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94% of the 211 members who have rated Energy XXI believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, NickFlooding, touched on a couple of Energy XXI's seemingly potent partnerships:

Very solid existing reserves. Near and long term increasing production via the drill bit in existing fields and new field exploration with [ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM  ) ] in Vermillion. ... The downside of a failure of [McMoRan Exploration's (NYSE: MMR  ) ] UltraDeep is not all that large while the up side would be a nice plus. Whats not to like?

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  • Report this Comment On November 23, 2012, at 10:08 AM, birge1 wrote:

    EXXI will steadily rise as it shifts to oil heavy drill sites. if the Davey Jones gas field ever comes online (MMR operated), the bump will be huge even at modest gas prices.

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