Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Canadian gold explorer Rubicon Minerals
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Rubicon's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Vancouver, Canada (1996)|
|Market Cap||$942.1 million|
|Management||President/CEO David Adamson (since 2001) CFO Robert Lewis (since 2005)|
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||(5.2%)|
|Cash/Debt||$83.8 million / $0|
Source: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 791 members who have rated Rubicon believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include All-Star Chemdawg, who is ranked in the top 5% of our community, and NHWeston.
This past summer , Chemdawg highlighted Agnico-Eagle's
Rubicon even boasts $83.8 million in cash on its balance sheet with zero debt. Meanwhile, while hardly overleveraged, larger gold plays such as Barrick Gold
Okay, miners do not interest me. But when a company with a lot of money and expertise like Agnico-Eagle buys up almost ten percent of a dirt cheap company ... NOW I'M INTERESTED! If they are willing to put that kind dough in Rubicon, maybe I should, too. That kind of investment also signals thoughts of an eventual buy-out. ... Rubicon, however, just seems more of a do-able project and, if Agnico is not interested in a buyout, they sure are interested enough to get my attention.
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