Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, ceramic proppants provider Carbo Ceramics
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Carbo's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Houston (1997)|
|Market Cap||$2.1 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$625.7 million|
|Management||CEO Gary Kolstad (since 2006)
CFO Ernesto Bautista III (since 2009)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||16.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$41.3 million / $0|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 93% of the 385 members who have rated Carbo believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
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