In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader who writes, "Anybody looking at Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) after the recent drop?"
Clean Energy Fuels have had a tough year to date, with the stock down about 25%. However, Jason sees this as an opportunity to pick up shares of a solid company with great leadership. The move toward alternative energy is poised to continue, and he likes Clean Energy's focus on its core markets of trucking and fleet vehicles. The leadership team of co-founders Andrew Littlefair and T. Boone Pickens can't be underestimated, and it's also worth noting that they both have a healthy amount of skin in the game. It's easy for investors to look at the income statement and get spooked by the lack of profitability today, but as Clean Energy continues to build out America's Natural Gas Highway, the profitability will come, and the company will have built out a great competitive advantage in its infrastructure.
Brendan Mathews has no position in any stocks mentioned. Jason Moser owns shares of Clean Energy Fuels. The Motley Fool recommends Clean Energy Fuels. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.