Patterson-UTI Energy Inc (PTEN)

pos +0.40
Today's Range: 17.24 - 18.00 | PTEN Avg Daily Volume: 4,551,000
Last Update: 05/06/16 - 11:09 AM EDT
Volume: 601,345
YTD Performance: 15.72%
Open: $17.51
Previous Close: $17.45
52 Week Range: $10.94 - $22.15
Oustanding Shares: 147,370,198
Market Cap: 2,587,820,677
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for PTEN
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 7 8 9 9
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 10 10 7 7
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 1 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.40 2.20 2.00 2.00
Latest Dividend: 0.02
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.46%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/07/16
Price Earnings Ratio: -6.91
Price Earnings Comparisons:
PTEN Sector Avg. S&P 500
-6.91 0.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
27.00% -19.01% -19.10%
Revenue -40.60 -0.30 -0.11
Net Income -100.00 -2.00 0.00
EPS -100.00 -2.00 0.00
Earnings for PTEN:
Revenue 1.89B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/16) Qtr (09/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $-0.62 $-0.59 $-2.28 $-1.90
Number of Analysts 14 14 11 14
High Estimate $-0.59 $-0.49 $-2.03 $-0.90
Low Estimate $-0.65 $-0.64 $-2.40 $-2.44
Prior Year $-0.13 $-0.26 $-0.66 $-2.28
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -375.82% -128.02% -245.45% 16.54%
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A sell stop under $14 looks appropriate and additional longs could be positioned on a close over $19.
Mar 18, 2016 | 8:25 AM EDT
PTEN was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Citigroup said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 20% year-to-date.
Mar 11, 2016 | 7:21 AM EST
PTEN was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, BMO Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $17 price target. 
Not many, according to filings from Tweedy Browne and Kahn Brothers.
Irving Kahn's eight decades of value investing  helps, too.
But it's losing some of its luster.
Ben Graham's method for substitution approach is now a classic.
Oct 27, 2014 | 7:25 AM EDT
PTEN downgraded to Neutral from Conviction List Buy, said Goldman. With WTI projected to average $74 in 2015, customer capital spending...
I am more optimistic about some of the larger onshore plays.
The analysts tend to be trend followers.

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