Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, seismic equipment specialist Mitcham Industries
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Mitcham's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Huntsville, Texas (1987)|
|Market Cap||$227.1 million|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$121.0 million|
|Management||CEO Billy Mitcham (since 1987)
CFO Robert Capps (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||10.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$17.4 million / $19.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 329 members who have rated Mitcham believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Mitcham's] stock has been punished severely after their earnings miss for 1Q2012. ... This creates a great buy opportunity for the smart investor who does not just react to negative news. If you look at [Mitcham's] EPS estimates ($2.44/share) for 2012. Even if [Mitcham] maintains a modest P/E of 10, the stock is valued at $24 per share. ... Most analysts have the 1yr target for [Mitcham] in the [$30s]. I just don't see how you can't pick up this stock at $17/share.
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