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 SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

SandRidge facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Oklahoma City (1984)

Market Cap

$3.3 billion

Industry

Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$1.8 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Tom Ward

President/COO Matthew Grubb

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

4.9%

Cash/Debt

$673.7 million / $4.3 billion

Competitors

Apache (NYSE:APA)

Brigham Exploration

Occidental Permian

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 1,548 members who have rated SandRidge believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier today, one of those bulls, ssarran, succinctly summed up the SandRidge bull case for our community:

Undervalued assets (Mississippian) will begin to realize high margin revenues even as established revenue streams (Permian) continue to mature and/or are sold off. Management changes and adoption of a new 3 year plan to set direction and pacify shareholder concerns.

If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Owning exceptional stocks is a surefire way to secure your financial future. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, SandRidge may not be your top choice.

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