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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, upstream MLP BreitBurn Energy Partners (NASDAQOTH: BBEPQ  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

BreitBurn facts



Headquarters (founded)

Los Angeles (2006)

Market Cap

$1.6 billion


Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$442.7 million


CEO Halbert Washburn

COO Mark Pease

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$7.6 million / $840.7 million

Dividend Yield



Bill Barrett

DTE Energy

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 550 members who have rated BreitBurn believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, mwlove, tapped BreitBurn as a particularly timely bargain opportunity:

I'll bite after [the] sell-off. [BreitBurn's] buy of [Whiting Petroleum's] Oklahoma assets is likely to offer big increases in the bottom line. The company is already undervalued relative to its peers and this buy makes it more attractive because it will smooth out the income stream, beyond the boost in earnings. Toss in solid management, great distributions, and the tax advantages of a limited partnerships and its a very. Good long-term bet.

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  • Report this Comment On July 05, 2013, at 9:58 AM, unclemike7 wrote:

    Why hasn't BBEP management responded to last week's grossly irresponsible article relating BBEP to Line Energy and their potential accounting problems???

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