Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, methanol producer Methanex
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Methanex's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Vancouver, Canada (1968)|
|Market Cap||$2.85 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.12 billion|
CEO Bruce Aitken (since 2004)
CFO Ian Cameron (since 2003)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||5.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$239.8 million / $1 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Earlier this month, buffalonate summed up the Methanex bull case with just three simple words: "Great growth company."
Over the next five years, in fact, Methanex is expected to grow its bottom line at a particularly brisk rate of 46% annually. That's much faster than larger chemical plays like Dow Chemical
CAPS member WestCoastInsight expands on the growth opportunity:
Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. That means every day -- the world over -- Methanex plays a vital role in people's lives. Methanol is an important ingredient in many of the essential industrial and consumer products that make the world a better place in which to live, work and play.
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