Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, containership operator Seaspan
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Seaspan's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Hong Kong (2005)|
|Market Cap||$1.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$564.7 million|
|Management||CEO Gerry Wang (since 2005)
CFO Sai Chu (since 2007)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||(0.1%)|
|Cash/Debt||$481.1 million / $3.6 billion|
Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 851 members who have rated Seaspan believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
As the world economies improve in the future Seaspan will be poised with a large and modern fleet to ships goods all over the world. Company has consistently been raising their dividend and stock buyback program since their slashing back in 2008. I'll take a 4% dividend yield in a company that is growing its assets while signing favorable long-term leases with big names in shipping.
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