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Enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE:CBI) recently to upgrade it from the four-star rank it has held for months to the maximum five stars. A total of 1,178 members have given their opinion on the infrastructure and engineering firm, with many of them offering analysis and commentary explaining the recent optimism.

Companies across virtually every industry were crushed in 2008. Even basic material and service firms like dry bulk shipper Excel Maritime Carriers (NYSE:EXM), crane-maker and shipbuilder Manitowoc (NYSE:MTW), and engineering, procurement, and construction firms like CB&I and Shaw Group (NYSE:SGR) turned out to be big losers. However, with a steep fall in the share price of CB&I, many investors see the worst behind them and expect the firm to benefit from growth in worldwide infrastructure spending going forward.

While it still lacks any details, there's been plenty of enthusiasm surrounding Obama's infrastructure spending plan, which could significantly benefit CB&I and other engineering and construction companies, such as Fluor (NYSE:FLR), Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:JEC), and Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT). And CB&I has landed a few more projects, including a LNG expansion project in China, which will help meet the country's growing demand for natural gas. It also recently picked up a second nuclear power plant expansion contract from Westinghouse Electric valued at more than $150 million, and a $50 million hydotreating unit project contract for a North American refinery.

With its low forward multiple and a high projected growth rate, more than 97% of the CAPS members rating Chicago Bridge & Iron expect it to outperform the market going forward.

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Fool contributor Dave Mock recently upgraded his chances of winning the Super Bowl office pool, but it cost him. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company is a Global Gains pick. The Fool's disclosure policy has hundreds of knock-knock jokes guaranteed to please.