Why C&J Energy Is Poised to Outperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oilfield services provider C&J Energy Services has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at C&J and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Oil and gas refining and marketing
Founder/Chairman/CEO Joshua Comstock
CFO Randall McMullen Jr.
Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
$14.1 million / $204.2 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 221 members who have rated C&J believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Company should continue to do well with the development of shale fields, although I'm not sure how the market saturation will affect it. Still, with a P/E around 6 and an estimated 5 year growth rate of 20% the company sports a PEG ratio of just 0.32. That's pretty dirty, and enough for me to take a flyer on a company I otherwise know nothing about.
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