Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, independent oil refiner HollyFrontier
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at HollyFrontier's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Dallas (1947)|
|Market Cap||$7.3 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas refining and marketing|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$9.6 billion|
|Management||CEO Michael Jennings
CFO Doug Aron
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||15.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$492.5 million / $847.3 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last week, robertshrestha listed several of HollyFrontier's positives: "Industry leading profitability, WTI/Brent spread continues to be positive, solid balance sheet, attractive price multiples. What's not to like?!"
Over the next five years, HollyFrontier is even expected to grow its bottom line at a brisk rate of 28.7% annually. That's faster than competitors like Exxon (7%), Valero (17.5%), and Tesoro (23.9%).
CAPS member elks42 elaborates on the HollyFrontier bull case:
Looking over the balance sheet and various stats, the company seems to be in pretty good shape, especially given its value as far as P/E goes and given that they pay an OK dividend. ... [A]ll in all, looks like a good value on a stock that is pretty secure as far as the long run goes, and seems to be growing fairly well. That's good enough for me!
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