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||$2.2 billion|
|Industry||Oil and gas equipment and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.8 billion|
|Management||CEO Richard Hubbell (since 2009)
CFO Ben Palmer (since 1996)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||8.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$7.4 million / $203.3 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 439 members who have rated RPC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
I ran a screen for stocks with good future growth predicted over the next few years, good dividends, insider ownership, and a relatively low P/E and forward P/E. [RPC] was near the top of the list. ...
Forward earnings of $2.30 in 2012 and $2.60 in 2013, with a few dividend increases, times a reasonable multiple of 12, brings us to a share price of about $31. ...
The price of oil goes up and down and [RPC] is dependent on oil prices. I don't know how to guess what oil will trade for in the future but it is a needed resource and I don't expect that to change much in the next few years.
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