Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, French waste management and water supply company Veolia Environnement
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Veolia's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Paris (1853)|
|Market Cap||$5.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$37.0 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Antoine Frerot
CFO Pierre-Francois Riolacci
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||3.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$6.3 billion / $24.4 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,081 members who have rated Veolia believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Near 52 week low, high [dividend yield], unprofitable last year, but expected to be profitable this year and next. Provides water and waste disposal services. I expect these are growth industries if population continues to grow, and the world economy recovers.
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