Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, South Korean steelmaker POSCO (NYSE: PKX) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

POSCO facts

Headquarters (founded) Seoul, South Korea (1968)
Market Cap $29.4 billion
Industry Steel
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $68.9 billion
Management CEO Joon-Yang Chung
CFO Jong-Tae Choi
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity 9.4%
Cash/Debt $6.5 billion / $26.8 billion
Dividend Yield 3.1%
Competitors ArcelorMittal
Hyundai Steel
Nippon Steel

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

On CAPS, 97% of the 987 members who have rated POSCO believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Just last week, one of those Fools, callumturcan, touched on the global trends working in POSCO's favor:

One of the largest steel producers in the world and very well positioned geographically. ... The company will benefit from the urbanization and massive amounts of construction going on in China and India. It will also get a boost as the auto industry rebounds in the US. ... And don't forget Japan's rebuilding efforts, as it will need plenty of steel. The final cherry on top is South Korea has undergone a pretty strong period of growth right now with no end in sight, adding to its bottom line.   

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