Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, gold miner Kinross Gold (NYSE: KGC) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

Kinross facts

Headquarters (founded) Toronto (1972)
Market Cap $10.8 billion
Industry Gold
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $3.9 billion
Management CEO Tye Burt (since 2005)
CFO Paul Barry (since 2011)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 0.5%
Cash/Debt $1.8 billion / $1.6 billion
Dividend Yield 1.7%
Competitors Barrick Gold
Goldcorp
Newmont Mining

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 1,414 members who have rated Kinross believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star Chemdawg, tapped the stock as a solid way to play the pullback in gold prices:

[G]old is struggling right now ... best time to buy is when everyone else is looking someplace else. [L]ong term drivers of inflation already in place. [N]o rally continues unabated ... this is just a momentary pause in a long term bullish trend.

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