What Should Investors Know About RPC (RES) Stock?

Energy sector company RPC posted a -0.4% performance today, while the S&P 500 returned 0.1%.

RPC, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of oilfield services and equipment for the oil and gas companies involved in the exploration, production, and development of oil and gas properties. The company is based in Atlanta and has 2,250 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $2,049,329,343. RPC currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.2% per year.

5 analysts are following RPC and have set target prices ranging from $9 to $13 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, RES is trading -17.02% away from its average analyst target price of $11.4 per share.

Over the last year, RES's share price has increased by 60.2%, which represents a difference of 68.6% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $12.91 per share whereas its 52 week low is $5.7. RPC has averaged free cash flows of $-16,173,666.7 over the last four years, with a mean growth rate of -61.7%. It is unlikely that the stock can sustain its current performance trend for the long term when the underlying business is experiencing such poor cash flows.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ MM) Capital expenditures ($ MM) Free Cash Flow ($ MM) YoY Growth (%)
2021-12-31 48 -68 -20 -254.55
2020-12-31 78 -65 13 131.08
2019-12-31 209 -251 -41 n/a
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