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||$264.3 million|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$95.5 million|
|Management||CEO Billy Mitcham (since 1987)
CFO Robert Capps (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||6%|
|Cash/Debt||$15.9 million / $6.3 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 312 members who have rated Mitcham believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Mitcham] has a forward P/E of less than 10. Add to that the fact that the stock has recently slid almost 20% and you have the perfect opportunity to grab a bargain. ... Now, it is possible that [Mitcham] will continue to slide downward from here for a while. After all the stock has doubled since October 2011, so there may be more profit-taking that keeps the stock from breaking out again in the near-term. However, I'm not too worried about that. [Mitcham] is a winner.
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