Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas refiner Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Phillips 66 and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Phillips 66 facts

Headquarters (founded)

Houston, Texas (1875)

Market Cap

$38.8 billion

Industry

Oil and gas refining and marketing

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$166.2 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Greg Garland

CFO Gregory Maxwell

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity

18.7%

Cash/Debt

$3.5 billion / $7.0 billion

Dividend Yield

1.8%

Competitors

Marathon Petroleum

Valero Energy

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 300 members who have rated Phillips 66 believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Late last month, one of those Fools, All-Star BudandMolly, succinctly summed up Phillips 66 bull case for our community:

Refiners have a monopoly on gas production. Due to regulation there is a virtual block to any new refineries or even expansion of existing ones leaving them without competition. Limited production of gasoline keeps prices high and as oil prices come down due to domestic production increases the spread of input costs to output prices increases.

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