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What: RPC Inc.
So what: The oil and gas service provider has been on a big run-up lately, but Goldman thinks the run is over. The analyst said, "We expect capacity additions and a flattish rig count to cause margins to peak in 2Q 2011," and it is time to get out of this cyclical stock.
Now what: It may be time for this stock to take a breather after shooting up 139% since the beginning of June. But financial performance has improved so much over the last year that I would like to see real weakness in earnings before giving up all together. Today I'll sit on the sidelines, but a further pullback could be a nice entry point for this stock.
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