Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, infrastructure asset operator Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
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
|Headquarters (Founded)||Hamilton, Bermuda (2007)|
|Market Cap||$2.75 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$888 million|
CEO Samuel Pollock
CFO John Stinebaugh
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin||30.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$264 million / $4.8 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last week, Laice1 tapped Brookfield Infrastructure as a solid income opportunity: "[G]enuine value play. ... [A] dividend of just over 5%. Has fingers in many different pies, what's not to like?"
In fact, Brookfield Infrastructure even sports a cheapish P/E of 5.9. That represents a clear discount to other highly rated infrastructure stocks like Fluor
CAPS member GingersBread elaborates on the bull case:
Brookfield is a well-diversified infrastructure company with smart management and good long-term growth prospects. ... There operations are well-diversified globally, from railroads in Australia to timber fields in Canada, and from ports in Europe to utilities in Chile. The company uses stable cash-generating businesses like urban utilities (literal monopolies) to fuel high-growth operations like airport and railroad construction that service emerging markets. Significant debt and leveraging will likely prove beneficial to the company long-term, but nonetheless represents a possible risk to the business.
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