Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oilfield services provider RPC (NYSE: RES ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at RPC's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Oil and gas equipment and services
||CEO Richard Hubbell (since 2009)
CFO Ben Palmer (since 1996)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$5.7 million / $180.8 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 491 members who have rated RPC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last month, one of those Fools, kurtdabear, nicely summed up the bull case for our community:
While [RPC] has been on a tear for a couple of years, it still has excellent fundamentals, which makes its recent dip a bit of a mystery. [RPC] is a small company in a crowded field, but they seem to be able to grow business and make money doing it. With roughly 70% management ownership, you know that management's interests and well-being are aligned with yours. That may explain the willingness to share profits in the form of growing dividends and to support the stock with an active buy-back program.
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