Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, SunCoke Energy
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at SunCoke's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Knoxville, Tenn. (1979)|
|Market Cap||$842 million|
|Industry||Steel and iron|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.42 billion|
Chairman/CEO Frederick Henderson (since 2010)
COO Michael Thomson (since 2010)
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin||5.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$111 million / $698 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
This past summer, drewsd35 tapped the Sunoco
Currently, SunCoke even sports a cheapish forward P/E of 7. That represents a discount to more traditional steel plays like Nucor
CAPS member kenjotto elaborates on the bull case:
SXC is well situated to capitalize on the world's expanding infrastructure needs. With the constant coke shortage in the US, and it's expanding operations in Brazil with ArcelorMittal, SXC will do well over the long term. Plus, as a spinoff from Sunoco, it should benefit from the long term trend of spun off companies being able to grow faster as standalones than as parts of a larger company.
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