Why World Fuel Is Poised to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, fuel logistics company World Fuel Services (NYSE: INT  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

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

World Fuel facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Miami, Fla. (1984)

Market Cap

$2.9 billion

Industry

Oil and gas refining and marketing

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$39.0 billion

Management

CEO Michael Kasbar (since 2012)

CFO Ira Birns (since 2007)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

15.3%

Cash / Debt

$172.7 million/$380.3 million

Dividend Yield

0.4%

Competitors

BP Marine

Mercury Air Group

Sun Coast Resources

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 325 members who have rated World Fuel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, All-Star TMFRazorback, succinctly summed up the World Fuel bull case for our community:

Highly fragmented industry, well managed, extensive market knowledge, and worldwide network. They serve as a middleman providing solutions, risk management, supply and logistics service to customers all over the world. Operates in three segments: Marine, Land, and Aviation. Customers include retailers of petroleum products, major airlines, and the U.S. government.

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