RPC, Inc. (RES): Long-Term Gains Looking More Likely

    Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $4.19, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $4.25. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $4.01 and a 2nd Support Level at $3.89. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of RPC, Inc. (RES) was $4.12. RPC, Inc. (RES) stock has lost -$0.24, or -5.50%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.63, or -13.26%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$1.82, or -30.64%. This year-to-date, RPC, Inc. (RES) shares have lost -$5.75, or -58.26%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For RPC, Inc. (RES) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 214,500 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $883,740K. RPC, Inc. (RES) generates $1,721 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $175,400 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -69.35%, a 3-Year Total Return of -76.96%, and a 5-year Total Return of -74.97%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 17.50%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.050 per share on 05/09/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, RPC, Inc. (RES) reported earnings of -$0.08 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.01 per share, representing a -0.07 difference and -700.00% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.03 represented a -0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.04 per share, which was a -25.00% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$0.13 per share. This estimate came from a total of 9 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was -$0.03 and the low estimate was -$0.37. In the year-ago quarter, RPC, Inc. (RES) generated per-share earnings of $0.06. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -316.67%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 0 insider buys amounting to 0 shares and 0 insider sales amounting to 0 shares. In the past full year, 5 insider purchases were made (involving 212,121 shares) and 13 insider sell-offs equivalent to 85,732 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, RPC, Inc. (RES) has a Current Ratio of 4.32, a Quick Ratio of 3.41 and a Cash Ratio of 0.81. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 422.67.