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Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.24 (-2.19%)
(As of 02:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.87 million shs
Average Volume
6.44 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.31 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Patterson-UTI Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.77 Rating Score
45.9% Upside
$15.67 Price Target
Short Interest
5.88% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.99mentions of Patterson-UTI Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.94 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $0.56 to $0.86 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.96 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

3rd out of 241 stocks

Drilling Oil & Gas Wells Industry

1st out of 12 stocks

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About Patterson-UTI Energy Stock (NASDAQ:PTEN)

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of contract drilling services to oil and natural gas operators in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Drilling Services, Completion Services, and Drilling Products. The Contract Drilling Services segment provides contract and directional drilling services in onshore oil and natural gas basins, as well as engages in the service and re-certification of equipment for drilling contractors, and provision of electrical controls and automation to the energy, marine and mining industries. The Completion Services segment offers services for hydraulic fracturing, wireline and pumping, completion support, and cementing; and involved in the power solutions natural gas fueling, and logistics and storage businesses. The Drilling Products segment manufactures and distributes drill bits for energy and mining markets. It also provides software and services, such as MWD Survey FDIR, a data analytics technology to analyze MWD survey data in real-time and identify the position of a well; HiFi Nav, which enhances FDIR by targeting improved vertical placement of the directional well within the reservoir; HiFi Guidance, utilizes trajectory optimization to determine optimal steering recommendations and placement within the reservoir; and rents oilfield tools. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

PTEN Stock Price History

PTEN Stock News Headlines

Patterson-UTI Energy Recent Insider Activity
Piper Sandler Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on Patterson-UTI (PTEN)
Q1 2024 Patterson-UTI Energy Inc Earnings Call
Patterson-UTI: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
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Assessing Patterson-UTI Energy: Insights From 4 Financial Analysts
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/17 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Drilling oil & gas wells
Oil & Gas Drilling
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$246.29 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.87 billion
Cash Flow
$2.41 per share
Book Value
$11.83 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$4.37 billion

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PTEN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Patterson-UTI Energy stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson-UTI Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PTEN shares.
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What is Patterson-UTI Energy's stock price target for 2024?

13 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Patterson-UTI Energy's shares. Their PTEN share price targets range from $12.00 to $19.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $15.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have PTEN shares performed in 2024?

Patterson-UTI Energy's stock was trading at $10.80 at the start of the year. Since then, PTEN shares have decreased by 0.6% and is now trading at $10.74.
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When is Patterson-UTI Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2024.
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How were Patterson-UTI Energy's earnings last quarter?

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.02. The oil and gas company earned $1.51 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.51 billion. Patterson-UTI Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.13% and a net margin of 4.07%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.46 earnings per share.

How often does Patterson-UTI Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Patterson-UTI Energy?

Patterson-UTI Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Monday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Monday, June 17th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 3rd.
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Is Patterson-UTI Energy a good dividend stock?

Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.83%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 47.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PTEN will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.21% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Andy Hendricks' approval rating as Patterson-UTI Energy's CEO?

73 employees have rated Patterson-UTI Energy Chief Executive Officer Andy Hendricks on Andy Hendricks has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Patterson-UTI Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Patterson-UTI Energy investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Nabors Industries (NBR), Halliburton (HAL), Ford Motor (F), Marathon Oil (MRO), Starbucks (SBUX), AT&T (T) and Callon Petroleum (CPE).

Who are Patterson-UTI Energy's major shareholders?

Patterson-UTI Energy's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.55%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.95%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.81%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.81%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.22%) and Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (0.96%). Insiders that own company stock include Charles Andrew Smith, James Carl Stewart, James Michael Holcomb, Kenneth N Berns, Robert Wayne Drummond Jr, Seth David Wexler, Tiffany Thom Cepak and William Andrew Hendricks Jr.
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How do I buy shares of Patterson-UTI Energy?

Shares of PTEN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Patterson-UTI Energy have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Patterson-UTI Energy: Ambar Inc, Ambar Lone Star Fluid Services LLC, Current Power Solutions Inc., Drilling Technologies 1 LLC, Drilling Technologies 2 LLC, Great Plains Oilfield Rental L.L.C., High Valley Drilling, Jones Drilling, Keystone Rock & Excavation L.L.C., MS Directional LLC, Norton Drilling Services, PTL Prop Solutions L.L.C., Patterson Petroleum LLC, Patterson UTI International Saudi Arabia Limited, Patterson-UTI Drilling Canada Limited, Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC, Patterson-UTI Drilling International Inc., Patterson-UTI Holding Company LLC, Patterson-UTI International (Argentina) S.R.L., Patterson-UTI International (India) B.V., Patterson-UTI International (Kuwait) Limited, Patterson-UTI International (Netherlands) B.V., Patterson-UTI International Holdings (BVI) Limited, Patterson-UTI International Holdings (Netherlands) One B.V., Patterson-UTI International Holdings (Netherlands) Two B.V., Patterson-UTI International Holdings Inc., Patterson-UTI Management Services LLC, Seventy Seven Energy Inc., Seventy Seven Energy LLC, Seventy Seven Land Company LLC, Seventy Seven Operating LLC, Superior QC, Superior QC LLC, TMBR/ Sharp Drilling, Tejas Drilling Fluids, Universal Pressure Pumping Inc., Universal Wireline LLC, Warrior Rig Technologies, Warrior Rig Technologies Limited, Warrior Rig Technologies US LLC, Wek Drilling, and Western Wisconsin Sand Company LLC.
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This page (NASDAQ:PTEN) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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