Based on the aggregated intelligence of 115,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and natural gas company Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) has earned a coveted five-star ranking. Our data has shown that five-star stocks outperform the market by a significant margin; conversely, one-star stocks have woefully lagged the market average.

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

Denbury facts


Headquarters (Founded)

Plano, Texas (1951)

Market Cap

$2.54 billion


Independent Oil and Gas

TTM Revenue

$1.31 billion


CEO Gareth Roberts (since 1992)

CFO Phil Rykhoek (since 1995)

Return on Capital (average last three years)



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Over on CAPS, fully 603 of the 615 members who have rated Denbury -- some 98% -- believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These Foolish bulls include rfaramir and fluffypants.

Last month, rfarmair let our community know exactly what Denbury does best:

Acquiring 'spent' oil fields cheaply, has acquired multiple sources of CO2 (natural and man-made), building pipelines between them. Will make much money; even more IF gov't pays them to put the CO2 into the ground so it doesn't go into the air.

An earlier pitch from fluffypants shares that bullish attitude, highlighting the stock as a particularly timely bargain opportunity:

Got this little beauty from the discount rack at 75% off. Uniquely positioned to reclaim lots of oil from "dry" fields, and they've got no real competition. Energy is on sale, oil's not going away anytime soon, so this is a great time to pick up some bargains.

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Chesapeake Energy is a Motley Fool Inside Value recommendation. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.