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 (NYS: RES) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
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.
Oil and gas equipment and services
CEO Richard Hubbell (since 2009)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$5.7 million / $180.8 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 491 members who have rated RPC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
While [RPC] has been on a tear for a couple of years, it still has excellent fundamentals, which makes its recent dip a bit of a mystery. [RPC] is a small company in a crowded field, but they seem to be able to grow business and make money doing it. With roughly 70% management ownership, you know that management's interests and well-being are aligned with yours. That may explain the willingness to share profits in the form of growing dividends and to support the stock with an active buy-back program.
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