Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Chinese electricity giant Huaneng Power International (NYSE: HNP) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Huaneng facts

Headquarters (Founded) Beijing, China (1994)
Industry Independent power producers and energy traders
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $20.1 billion
Management Chairman/CEO Cao Peixi
CFO Hui Zhou
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 6.4%
Cash/Debt $2.2 billion / $25.1 billion
Dividend Yield 4.5%
Competitors CLP Holdings
Korea Electric Power
Power Assets Holdings

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 872 members who have rated Huaneng believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just last year, one of those Fools, goqqq, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Economic expansion and an aggressive acquisition strategy have fueled rapid growth at Huaneng Power International, China's largest independent electricity producer. Despite the global recession, the country's electricity usage continues growing at double-digit rates. [Huaneng] will outpace China's long-term economic growth.

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