Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN): Price and Financial Metrics

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN)

Today's Latest Price: $6.24 USD

0.28 (4.70%)

Updated Jan 22 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Energy - Drilling

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PTEN Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Patterson Uti Energy Inc is higher than merely 12.39% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of Patterson Uti Energy Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 4.88% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • As for revenue growth, note that PTEN's revenue has grown -49.69% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of just 5.04% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Patterson Uti Energy Inc are ERF, RRC, BRY, OSW, and PHX.
  • Visit PTEN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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PTEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.24 52-week high $9.16
Prev. close $5.96 52-week low $1.61
Day low $5.66 Volume 2,961,900
Day high $6.26 Avg. volume 2,435,800
50-day MA $5.24 Dividend yield 1.28%
200-day MA $3.91 Market Cap 1.17B

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) Company Bio

Patterson-UTI Energy provides onshore contract drilling and pressure pumping services to exploration and production companies in North America. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Houston, Texas.

PTEN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$6.24$82.13 1278%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Patterson Uti Energy Inc. To summarize, we found that Patterson Uti Energy Inc ranked in the 89th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 1284.67%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PTEN, they are:

  • In the past 5.26 years, Patterson Uti Energy Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.8%; that's higher than 82.54% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Energy sector.
  • 53% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 22.71% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Patterson Uti Energy Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -13.74. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 6.58% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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Latest PTEN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Patterson Uti Energy Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PTEN as an investment opportunity.

Barclays Stick to Their Hold Rating for Patterson-Uti Energy By

Barclays Stick to Their Hold Rating for Patterson-Uti Energy | January 10, 2021

Patterson-UTI Reports Drilling Activity for November 2020

PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of November 2020, the Company had an average of 61 drilling rigs operating. For the two months ended November 30, 2020, the Company had an average of 61 drilling rigs operating.

Yahoo | December 3, 2020

Ex-Dividend Date Insight: Patterson-UTI Energy

On October 22, 2020, Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) announced shareholders can expect to receive a dividend payable on December 17, 2020. The stock will then go ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. Patterson-UTI Energy, whose current dividend payout is $0.02, has an ex-dividend date set at December 2, 2020. The payout equates to a dividend yield of 3.07% at current price levels.What Are Ex-Dividend Dates? An ex-dividend date is when a company's shares stop trading with its current dividend payout in preparation for the company to announce a new one. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before its record date. Investors should keep this in mind when purchasing stocks because buying them on or after ex-dividend dates does not qualify them to re...

Yahoo | December 1, 2020

Dividend Investors: Don't Be Too Quick To Buy Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see...

Yahoo | November 27, 2020

30 Stocks And ETFs To Watch After 2020 Election Day

After the 2020 presidential election, investors will likely turn to sectors that are favored by the winning candidate. Over the last week, Benzinga has shared stocks and ETFs to watch across several sectors. Along with the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE: SPY ), here is a summary of stocks and ETFs to watch after the 2020 election. Energy Stocks Helmerich & Payne (NYSE: HP ) is a stock to watch with the company’s fracking business under pressure from a Biden victory. Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ: PTEN ) is a stock to watch with the company’s fracking business under pressure. NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE: NEE ) is the largest wind and solar provider in the U.S. The company could be a winner with Biden’s emphasis on clean energy. Array Technologies (NASDAQ: ARRY ), a recent solar ETF, provides t...

Benzinga | November 3, 2020

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PTEN Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 135.19%
6-mo 57.11%
1-year -24.88%
3-year -72.94%
5-year -44.36%
YTD 18.63%
2020 -48.80%
2019 3.07%
2018 -54.51%
2017 -14.20%
2016 79.97%

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