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
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.
|Headquarters (founded)||Atlanta (1984)|
|Market Cap||$2.3 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.9 billion|
|Management||CEO Richard Hubbell (since 2009)
CFO Ben Palmer (since 1996)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||27.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$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.
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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