Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, engineering services specialist Foster Wheeler
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Foster Wheeler's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Foster Wheeler facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Geneva (1894)|
|Market Cap||$1.7 billion|
|Industry||Construction and engineering|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.4 billion|
|Management||CEO Jerry Masters (since 2011)
COO Umberto della Sala (since 2007)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||30.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$650.2 million / $161.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,698 members who have rated Foster Wheeler believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Cheap crude from shale is driving demand for refining capacity in the U.S., right in [Foster Wheeler's] wheelhouse. #1 in flex fuel boilers. Trades well below historical multiples at the moment.
If you want market-beating returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Owning exceptional stocks is a surefire way to secure your financial future. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Foster Wheeler may not be your top choice.
We've found another stock we are incredibly excited about -- excited enough to dub it "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2012." We have compiled a special free report for investors to uncover this stock today. The report is 100% free, but it won't be here forever, so click here to access it now.
Want to see how well (or not so well) the stocks in this series are performing? Follow the TrackPoisedTo CAPS account.