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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for RPC Inc. (NYSE:RES)?

The company in question is, RPC Inc. (NYSE:RES) currently with a stock price of 18.7 (1.25% today). The market cap for RPC Inc. is 4002.26, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry. The target price for RPC Inc. is 15.86. Currently RPC Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for RPC Inc. is 1569.77 and so far today it is 724214.

Performance in the last year for RPC Inc. has been 61.17%. For EPS growth, RPC Inc. has seen a growth of -141.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 66.20%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -22.00% over the last five years and could be -10.00% for the next five years. RPC Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -51.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -38.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 17.96%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 30.46%.

Since the IPO date for RPC Inc. on the 12/30/1987, RPC Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 54.56%. With RPC Inc. trading at 18.7, the dividend yield is 1.08%, and the EPS is -0.72.

So could RPC Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 4.49 and the P/B is at 4.53. The P/cash is 28.3, with P/free cash flow at 22.82.

RPC Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 5.9, and the quick ratio is 4.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, RPC Inc. has a gross margin of 17.00%, an operating margin of -29.20% and a profit margin of -17.30%.Payout ratio for RPC Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -12.90% with return on investment coming to -10.80%.

Insider ownership for RPC Inc., is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 37.30%. Outstanding shares are at 216.69. While shares float is 58.06. The float short is currently 47.02%, and short ratio is 17.39.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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