Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, beer maker Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Molson Coors' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Molson Coors facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Denver (1873)|
|Market Cap||$7.6 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.5 billion|
CEO Peter Swinburn (since 2008)
CFO Stewart Glendinning (since 2008)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||9.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.1 billion / $2.0 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 844 members who have rated Molson Coors believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
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- [I]t's definitely not expensive now. Eleven-ish times earnings, 3% yield, and right around book value -- Molson Coors is worth a little more digging and a CAPS green thumbs-up.
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