Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas producer Anadarko Petroleum
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Anadarko's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Founded (founded)||The Woodlands, Texas (1959)|
|Market Cap||$35.8 billion|
|Industry||Independent oil and gas|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$14.1 billion|
|Management||CEO James Hackett (since 2003)
CFO Robert Gwin (since 2009)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||1.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$3.0 billion / $15.4 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,494 members who have rated Anadarko believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this month, one of those Fools, All-Star MajorBob04, tapped Anadarko as a particularly timely bargain opportunity: "Turning around as oil prices stabilize; any growth indicators will drive appreciation significantly. And especially as the presidential election gets closer."
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