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

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

Eldorado facts

Headquarters (founded) Vancouver, Canada (1992)
Market Cap $10.5 billion
Industry Gold
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $1.1 billion
Management CEO Paul Wright
CFO Fabiana Chubbs
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 8.6%
Cash/Debt $320.0 million / $120.0 million
Dividend Yield 0.8%
Competitors Alacer Gold
Mediterranean Resources
Zijin Mining Group

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

On CAPS, 95% of the 813 members who have rated Eldorado believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

A few months ago, one of those Fools, wesbri, offered a balanced take on the opportunity: "Low cost, reserves and producing operations on 3 continents, dividend linked to gold prices, increasing production volume through 2015 ... what's not to like? (Caveat: highly exposed to gold price risk and geopolitical risk in China, Turkey, and somewhat Greece)."

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