Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, steel giant ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

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

ArcelorMittal facts

Headquarters (founded) Luxembourg (1989)
Market Cap $25.7 billion
Industry Steel
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $92.2 billion
Management Chairman/CEO Lakshmi Mittal
CFO Aditya Mittal
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 1.9%
Cash/Debt $2.8 billion / $27.7 billion
Dividend Yield 4.5%
Competitors Gerdau (NYSE: GGB)
Nucor (NYSE: NUE)
United States Steel (NYSE: X)

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 2,080 members who have rated ArcelorMittal believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include baselineace and TXinvestor82.  

Just last week, baselineace tapped ArcelorMittal as a timely income opportunity:

U.S. infrastructure is deteriorating and emerging markets infrastructure is, well, emerging. Can't go wrong here at these prices. Great dividend yield too.

ArcelorMittal even sports a particularly paltry price-to-book of 0.4. That represents a discount to competitors like Nucor (1.6), U.S. Steel (0.9), and Gerdau (0.9).

CAPS member TXinvestor82 elaborates on the bull case:

Lakshmi Mittal is a savvy businessman who has spent the past 3 decades forging the largest steelmaker in the world. However, his financial prowess keeps him looking over profitability like a hawk, and even through the downturn he did not sacrifice the company's margins. With global operations, I feel that Europe's problems have been unfairly sinking this stock all year. It's still best-in-class. Outperform.

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