Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, petroleum-pipeline operator Buckeye Partners L.P.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Buckeye's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Houston (1986)|
|Market Cap||$6 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas storage transportation|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.67 billion|
Chairman/CEO Forrest Wylie
CFO Keith St. Clair
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||13.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$66.4 million / $2.6 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
About a month ago, talnaglis tapped Buckeye as a solid income opportunity: "Latest contacts with BP should boost the stock which has a very nice distribution. Considering growth and [yield], BPL is a bargain. you dont miss this pipeline of cash :)."
Over the past five years, in fact, Buckeye has grown its top line at a brisk rate of 54% annually. That's much faster than industry peers like Enterprise Products Partners
CAPS member foolishStocker elaborates on Buckeye as a particularly timely bargain:
Dont let the current down trending stock price fool you , this stock is worth 2x more than its current valuation. Great solid dividend, great valuation comparing to its peers. I think that this stock is currently 'hidden' from [Wall Street] radar ... but looking at increasing volumes I assume it wont be 'hidden' for long.
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