Superior Energy Services Company Profile (NYSE:SPN)

About Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)

Superior Energy Services logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. provides a range of services and products to the energy industry related to the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. The Company's segments include Drilling Products and Services, which rents and sells bottom hole assemblies, drill pipe, tubulars and specialized equipment for use with onshore and offshore oil and gas well drilling, production and workover activities; Onshore Completion and Workover Services, which provides pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells, fluid handling services and well servicing rigs that provide a range of well completion and maintenance services; Production Services, which provides intervention services, such as coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, and remedial pumping services, and Technical Solutions, which provides services requiring specialized engineering, manufacturing or project planning.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:SPN
  • CUSIP: 86815710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 152,831,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.47
  • 52 Week Range: $10.45 - $19.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -26.91
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.44 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.29
  • Book Value: $7.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.53
  • EBIDTA: ($41,020,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -55.65%
  • Return on Equity: -17.51%
  • Return on Assets: -7.54%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.85%
  • Current Ratio: 2.27%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.84%
  • Average Volume: 4.49 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Short Ratio: 4.06

Frequently Asked Questions for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)

What is Superior Energy Services' stock symbol?

Superior Energy Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPN."

How were Superior Energy Services' earnings last quarter?

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported ($0.59) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.61) by $0.02. The firm earned $400.94 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $388.26 million. Superior Energy Services had a negative return on equity of 17.51% and a negative net margin of 55.65%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.49) earnings per share. View Superior Energy Services' Earnings History.

When will Superior Energy Services make its next earnings announcement?

Superior Energy Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Superior Energy Services.

Where is Superior Energy Services' stock going? Where will Superior Energy Services' stock price be in 2017?

23 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Superior Energy Services' stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Superior Energy Services' share price to reach $19.61 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Superior Energy Services.

What are analysts saying about Superior Energy Services stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Superior Energy Services stock:

  • 1. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "As we better reflect our assumptions for activity trajectory across SPN's businesses, we lower estimates, tweak our PT to $19 from $20 and downgrade to Hold as we see shares as fairly valued. We see better options for exposure to U.S. Completions recovery in other names (and anyway any scarcity value is compromised by the recent and expected IPOs). Longer term, more measured assumptions about deepwater demand temper our outlook as well." (2/17/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES, INC. is engaged in the business of providing offshore plugging and abandonment and wireline services in the Gulf of Mexico, the development, manufacture and sale of electronic torque and pressure control equipment and thread protectors which are used in connection with oil and gas exploration, the development, manufacture and sale of oil spill containment boom and ancillary equipment and the rental of specialized oil well equipment and fishing tools. " (1/3/2017)

Who are some of Superior Energy Services' key competitors?

Who owns Superior Energy Services stock?

Superior Energy Services' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.23%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.13%), Van ECK Associates Corp (4.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.05%) and FMR LLC (3.56%). Company insiders that own Superior Energy Services stock include Atul Sabharwal, Baris Karadogan and David D Dunlap. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Superior Energy Services.

Who sold Superior Energy Services stock? Who is selling Superior Energy Services stock?

Superior Energy Services' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Citadel Advisors LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, KBC Group NV, Bank of America Corp DE and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Superior Energy Services.

Who bought Superior Energy Services stock? Who is buying Superior Energy Services stock?

Superior Energy Services' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, GMT Capital Corp, Schroder Investment Management Group, Precocity Capital LP, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have bought Superior Energy Services stock in the last two years include Atul Sabharwal and David D Dunlap. View Insider Buying and Selling for Superior Energy Services.

How do I buy Superior Energy Services stock?

Shares of Superior Energy Services can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Superior Energy Services stock cost?

One share of Superior Energy Services stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.11.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 10 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.61)
Consensus Price Target: $19.61 (61.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$16.00 -> $15.00LowView Rating Details
4/29/2017InstinetReiterated RatingNeutral$15.00 -> $13.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$18.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$26.00 -> $22.00LowView Rating Details
4/27/2017NomuraSet Price TargetHold$13.00LowView Rating Details
4/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$19.00HighView Rating Details
4/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$20.00LowView Rating Details
4/1/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$22.00LowView Rating Details
3/23/2017Tudor PickeringInitiated CoverageHoldMediumView Rating Details
1/31/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$25.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
1/18/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$20.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$15.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
12/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutral$16.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$27.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Howard WeilDowngradeFocus Stock -> Sector Outperform$25.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$20.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
10/25/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$22.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2016Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/19/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Capital One Financial Corp.UpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$20.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016StephensReiterated RatingTop PickN/AView Rating Details
5/3/2016Iberia CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$12.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
4/15/2016Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/18/2016GMP SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$13.00N/AView Rating Details
3/31/2016SimmonsUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$8.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
3/31/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$8.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
3/14/2016Paradigm CapitalSet Price TargetBuyC$0.65N/AView Rating Details
3/1/2016KLR GroupLower Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $14.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$15.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$13.00 -> $11.50N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Evercore ISILower Price TargetBuy$17.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$19.00 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016Wells Fargo & CoUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/8/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/30/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Earnings by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017Q1 2017($0.61)($0.59)$388.26 million$400.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q4 2016($0.77)($0.74)$339.08 million$354.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2016Q316($0.57)($0.73)$356.73 million$326.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q216($0.58)($0.53)$367.73 million$356.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116($0.59)($0.49)$453.70 million$413.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2016Q415($0.51)($0.41)$549.85 million$545.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315($0.36)($0.46)$681.69 million$601.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215($0.31)($0.31)$757.51 million$710.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115($0.05)($0.01)$903.62 million$917.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q414$0.49$0.48$1.19 billion$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.54$0.55$1.18 billion$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.41$0.50$1.15 billion$1.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.21$0.27$1.11 billion$1.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q413$0.31$0.30$1.17 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.50$0.43$1.22 billion$1.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.45$0.43$1.17 billion$1.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.40$0.40$1.14 billion$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.49$0.49$1.15 billion$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012Q312$0.66$0.60$1.20 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.82$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.59$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.66$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.67$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.41$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.43$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.82)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.29)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174($0.63)($0.61)($0.62)
Q2 20174($0.57)($0.47)($0.50)
Q3 20174($0.48)($0.33)($0.39)
Q4 20174($0.40)($0.26)($0.31)
Q1 20182($0.31)($0.17)($0.24)
Q2 20182($0.21)($0.05)($0.13)
Q3 20182($0.12)$0.09($0.02)
Q4 20182($0.03)$0.22$0.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Most Recent Dividend:2/23/2016
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.91%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/28/2017David D DunlapInsiderBuy45,000$12.26$551,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Atul SabharwalDirectorBuy5,500$0.22$1,210.00
6/6/2016Atul SabharwalDirectorBuy10,000$0.21$2,100.00
11/4/2015Baris KaradoganInsiderSell348,500$0.45$156,825.00
4/6/2015Conrad SwansonDirectorSell15,000$0.79$11,850.00
2/26/2015A Patrick BernardInsiderSell37,500$22.09$828,375.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Lynton G Cook IIIEVPSell28,029$22.18$621,683.22View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Danny R YoungEVPSell37,500$21.38$801,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Robert S TaylorCFOSell60,000$21.30$1,278,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Harold J BouillionDirectorBuy10,000$17.61$176,100.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015Harold J BouillionDirectorBuy5,000$17.73$88,650.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Atul SabharwalDirectorSell20,000$0.45$9,000.00
8/26/2014Enoch L DawkinsDirectorSell20,000$35.67$713,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Harold BouillionDirectorSell7,474$32.75$244,773.50View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Enoch DawkinsDirectorSell7,474$32.45$242,531.30View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Terence HallDirectorSell94,000$32.08$3,015,520.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Danny YoungEVPSell22,354$32.10$717,563.40View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Robert TaylorCFOSell25,000$32.30$807,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Robert TaylorCFOSell50,000$32.95$1,647,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Terence HallDirectorSell46,000$32.81$1,509,260.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Robert TaylorCFOSell35,000$32.89$1,151,150.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Westervelt Ballard, Jr.EVPSell2,562$33.03$84,622.86View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014A Patrick BernardInsiderSell50,483$32.84$1,657,861.72View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Gregory RosensteinEVPSell27,500$32.49$893,475.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Gregory RosensteinEVPSell10,000$28.20$282,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Terence HallDirectorSell75,000$29.08$2,181,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2012James M FunkDirectorBuy2,000$19.09$38,180.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
Latest Headlines for Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Superior Energy Services, Inc. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 9:18 PM logoWhat Affected Basic Energy Services’ Earnings in 1Q17? - May 10 at 10:39 AM logo$443.39 Million in Sales Expected for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) This Quarter - May 10 at 9:46 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) to Post -$0.48 Earnings Per Share - May 8 at 6:24 PM logoSuperior Energy Services' (SPN) "Market Perform" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets - May 2 at 7:46 PM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds - May 2 at 1:30 PM logoETFs with exposure to Superior Energy Services, Inc. : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 7:09 PM logoGabelli Comments on Superior Energy Services, Inc.'s FY2021 Earnings (SPN) - May 1 at 3:22 PM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Superior Energy Services, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (SPN) - May 1 at 8:48 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Superior Energy Services, Inc. Boosted by Analyst (SPN) - May 1 at 7:35 AM logoInstinet Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) - April 29 at 11:15 PM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.27 - April 29 at 12:00 PM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Receives "Buy" Rating from Barclays PLC - April 29 at 7:54 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reaffirms Buy Rating for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) - April 29 at 1:05 AM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 28 at 11:22 PM logoInsider Buying: Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Insider Purchases 45,000 Shares of Stock - April 28 at 7:21 PM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. :SPN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 4:11 PM logoCapital One Financial Corp. Comments on Superior Energy Services, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (SPN) - April 28 at 8:46 AM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Given a $13.00 Price Target at Nomura - April 27 at 8:02 PM logoSuperior Energy Services' (SPN) CEO David Dunlap on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 27 at 3:17 PM logoEdited Transcript of SPN earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT - April 27 at 3:17 PM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows - April 26 at 6:54 PM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS - April 26 at 1:42 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Superior Energy Services Inc. Q1 Earnings Report - April 25 at 6:57 PM logoSuperior Energy Services Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - April 25 at 6:57 PM logoSuperior Energy reports 1Q loss - April 25 at 4:47 PM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of ($0.61) Per Share (SPN) - April 24 at 7:14 AM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.24 - April 23 at 2:09 PM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows - April 20 at 10:35 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $382.68 Million - April 19 at 9:51 AM logo-$0.60 Earnings Per Share Expected for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) This Quarter - April 17 at 10:09 PM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 17 at 5:49 PM logoSuperior Energy Stock Initiated as 'Market Perform' at BMO - April 13 at 7:48 PM logoInside Superior Energy’s Stock Forecast for the Next 7 Days - April 13 at 7:48 PM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.32 - April 13 at 2:16 PM logoSuperior Energy’s 1Q17 Earnings: What the Analysts Expect - April 12 at 8:09 PM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Research Coverage Started at BMO Capital Markets - April 12 at 6:59 PM logoSuperior Energy Services' (SPN) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank of Canada - April 9 at 9:18 AM logoThese 4 Oil Services Companies All Saw Double-Digit Declines in March: Here's Why - April 7 at 12:44 PM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - April 6 at 12:13 PM logoThese 4 Oil Services Companies All Saw Double-Digit Declines in March: Here's Why - April 5 at 10:02 AM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) PT Set at $22.00 by Scotiabank - April 3 at 12:46 AM logoSuperior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - March 24 at 11:04 PM logoSuperior Energy Services Announces 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - March 24 at 1:39 AM logoTudor Pickering Begins Coverage on Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) - March 23 at 11:25 AM logoCoker Palmer Starts Superior Energy Services (SPN) at $25.00 Fair Value - - March 10 at 8:02 AM logoSUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES INC Financials - March 1 at 9:37 PM logoSUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 24 at 7:40 AM logoEdited Transcript of SPN earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT - February 23 at 1:12 AM logoSuperior Energy Services (SPN) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - February 22 at 8:10 PM


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