Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas and oil explorer EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

EOG facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Houston, Texas (1985)

Market Cap

$34.6 billion

Industry

Oil and gas exploration and production

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$11.1 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Mark Papa
CFO Timothy Driggers

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

5.2%

Cash/Debt

$876.4 million / $6.3 billion

Dividend Yield

0.6%

Competitors

Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE:APC)
Apache
(NYSE:APA)

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 874 members who have rated EOG believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, TMFSMurph, succinctly summed up the EOG bull case for our community:

Best in peer group on credit rating, cost of debt, and overhead costs. Prescient in responsiveness to environmental concerns raised by shareholders, which will have long-term financial implications. Poised to come out ahead.

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