Based on the aggregated intelligence of 125,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP), a spinoff from Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM), has earned a coveted five-star ranking. Our data has shown that five-star stocks outperform the market by a significant margin; conversely, one-star stocks woefully lag the market average.

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

Brookfield Infrastructure facts


Hamilton, Bermuda (spun off in January 2008)

Market Cap

$338 million


Electric Utilities


CEO Samuel Pollock

CFO John Stinebaugh

TTM Operating Margin


Dividend Yield


CAPS members bullish on BIP also bullish on:

Markel (NYSE:MKL),

Cemex (NYSE:CX)

CAPS members bearish on BIP also bearish on:

Star Scientific (NASDAQ:STSI), (NASDAQ:AMZN),

Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC)

Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's), Yahoo! Finance, and Motley Fool CAPS. TTM = trailing 12 months.

Over on CAPS, 52 of the 55 All-Star members who have rated Brookfield Infrastructure -- or 95% -- believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include ilovestocks85 and awhill100, both of whom are ranked near the top of our community.

Late last month, ilovestocks85 tapped Brookfield Infrastructure as a perfectly timed opportunity: "Great paying dividend, high yield, and infrastructure, what else do you need in 2009-2010."

In an earlier pitch from October, awhill100 agrees, elaborating on the stock's seemingly unstoppable tailwinds:

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is a spinoff of Brookfield Asset Management. This company owns and operates infrastructure assets on a global scale. Some of these assets include utilities and timberlands in North and South America. If the market is down, you can't go wrong with investing in infrastructure. No matter what happens to any market, the infrastructure will always need to be maintained and invested in. This company has a solid structure and great opportunities going foward. It also pays out a nice dividend making this pick a no brainer.

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Brookfield Infrastructure and Markel are Motley Fool Inside Value picks. Brookfield Asset Management and Cemex are Global Gains selections. Cemex is also a choice of Stock Advisor, as is The Fool owns shares of Markel and Cemex. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.