Why Range Resources Is Poised to Underperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, natural gas and oil company Range Resources has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Range Resources and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Fort Worth, Texas (1975)
Oil and gas exploration and production
CEO Jeffrey Ventura (since 2012)
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)
$151.0 thousand / $2.9 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 8% of the 593 members who have rated Range Resources believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Terrible balance sheet. Tiny dividend that's barely covered by cash flow. Tiny margins and negative [profit margins]. PEG ratio over 9.
If you want market-topping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite its five-star rating, Range Resources may not be your top choice.
We've found another stock we are incredibly excited about -- excited enough to dub it "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2013." We have compiled a special free report for investors to uncover this stock today. The report is 100% free, but it won't be here forever, so click here to access it now.
Want to see how well (or not so well) the stocks in this series are performing? Follow the TrackPoisedTo CAPS account.
The article Why Range Resources Is Poised to Underperform originally appeared on Fool.com.Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Range Resources, owns shares of ExxonMobil, and has options on Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.