Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas explorer Apco Oil & Gas International (NASDAQ:APAGF) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Apco facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Tulsa, Okla. (1970)

Market Cap

$400.4 million

Industry

Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$138.5 million

Management

Chairman/CEO Ralph Hill

CFO Rodney Sailor

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

13.4%

Cash/Debt

$35.0 million/$8.0 million

Competitors

Antrim Energy

BG Group

BP 

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 206 members who have rated Apco believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, RumbachStock, succinctly summed up the Apco bull case for our community:

Great growth prospects. This stock was punished excessively for one bad quarter. I believe it will quickly resume the extraordinary growth it has exhibited in the last few years. This is a small, fast-growing company selling at a 10% earnings yield. Bargain!   

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