Why ONEOK Partners Is Ready to Rebound

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas pipeline operator ONEOK Partners (NYSE: OKS  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

ONEOK facts

Headquarters (founded)

Tulsa, Okla. (1993)

Market Cap

$12.5 billion

Industry

Oil and gas storage and transportation

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$10.4 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO John Gibson

CFO Derek Reiners

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

19.8%

Cash/Debt

$963.7 million / $4.8 billion

Dividend Yield

4.9%

Competitors

El Paso

Enbridge

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 673 members who have rated ONEOK believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star TMFDeej, succinctly summed up the ONEOK bull case for our community:

I'm a big fan of companies with below-average distributions or dividend yields that will likely increase significantly in the near future. That's exactly what we have in [ONEOK].

While its current yield of 4.7% is a little below average compared to its competitors, the company has $7 billion worth of expansion projects scheduled to come online over the next year or two. That's a lot of growth that will likely translate into a significant increase in its distribution and hopefully in turn its share price.

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