Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, containership operator Seaspan (NYSE:SSW) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

Seaspan facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Hong Kong (2005)

Market Cap

$1.3 billion



Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$642.3 million


Co-Founder/Co-Chairman/Co-CEO Gerry Wang
CFO Sai Chu

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$308.5 million / $3.7 billion

Dividend Yield



Costamere (NYSE:CMRE)

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 866 members who have rated Seaspan believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just this past week, one of those Fools, TheArchivist, succinctly summed up the Seaspan bull case for our community:

Fleet expansion will increase revenues. Still have to wait for charter rates to rise. Long-term contracts might preclude benefiting from this, though. For now, Seaspan looks to be in solid shape even if growth lags a little.

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