Precision Drilling Company Profile (TSE:PD)

About Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)

Precision Drilling logoPrecision Drilling Corporation (Precision) is an oilfield services company. The Company provides onshore drilling and completion and production services to exploration and production companies in the oil and natural gas industry. The Company operates through two segments: Contract Drilling Services, and Completion and Production Services. The Contract Drilling Services segment operates its rigs in Canada, the United States and internationally. The Completion and Production Services segment provides completion and workover services and ancillary services to oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in Canada and the United States. As of December 31, 2016, the Contract Drilling Services segment consisted of 255 land drilling rigs, including 135 in Canada, 103 in the United States, five in Mexico, four in Saudi Arabia, five in Kuwait, two in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and one in the country of Georgia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$1.14 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 293,238,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$4.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$5.81
  • 52 Week Range: C$3.68 - C$8.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.36
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$995.48 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.15
  • Book Value: C$6.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.59
  • EBIDTA: C$214.17 million
  • Net Margins: -6.54%
  • Return on Equity: -4.65%
  • Return on Assets: -2.11%
  • Average Volume: 1.73 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 3.96
Frequently Asked Questions for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)

What is Precision Drilling's stock symbol?

Precision Drilling trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "PD."

How were Precision Drilling's earnings last quarter?

Precision Drilling Co. (TSE:PD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 27th. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.01. The company earned $584.59 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $589.29 million. Precision Drilling had a negative return on equity of 4.65% and a negative net margin of 6.54%. View Precision Drilling's Earnings History.

Where is Precision Drilling's stock going? Where will Precision Drilling's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Precision Drilling's shares. Their predictions range from C$4.75 to C$11.00. On average, they expect Precision Drilling's stock price to reach C$8.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Precision Drilling.

Who are some of Precision Drilling's key competitors?

Who are Precision Drilling's key executives?

Precision Drilling's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert Lawrence Phillips QC, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Kevin A. Neveu, President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director
  • Carey T. Ford, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Gene C. Stahl, President - Drilling Operations
  • Veronica H. Foley, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Douglas B. Evasiuk, Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, North America
  • Darren J. Ruhr, Senior Vice President - Corporate Services
  • William T. Donovan, Independent Director
  • Brian J. Gibson, Independent Director
  • Allen R. Hagerman, Independent Director

How do I buy Precision Drilling stock?

Shares of Precision Drilling and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Precision Drilling's stock price today?

One share of Precision Drilling stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$3.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Precision Drilling (TSE PD)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  197 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  404
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Precision Drilling and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: C$8.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/20/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$8.00 -> C$11.00View Rating Details
7/11/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetC$6.50 -> C$4.75View Rating Details
4/26/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperformC$7.40 -> C$7.20View Rating Details
4/25/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$8.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$9.00View Rating Details
3/9/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetC$8.25 -> C$7.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$9.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> BuyC$6.00 -> C$10.00View Rating Details
12/20/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetC$8.00 -> C$9.00View Rating Details
12/20/2016Evercore Partners IncBoost Price TargetC$8.00 -> C$9.00View Rating Details
12/14/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$9.50View Rating Details
6/22/2016AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
4/1/2016Howard WeilDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
3/14/2016FirstEnergy CorporationBoost Price TargetC$5.25 -> C$8.00View Rating Details
2/16/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetOutperformC$5.30 -> C$4.40View Rating Details
1/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutralC$6.00 -> C$5.00View Rating Details
9/11/2015Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetC$3.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
Earnings by Quarter for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
Earnings History by Quarter for Precision Drilling (TSE PD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2014$0.17$0.18$589.29 million$584.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014$0.02($0.02)$458.02 million$475.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014$0.37$0.35$669.31 million$672.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.59)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174($0.24)($0.12)($0.15)
Q2 20175($0.33)($0.18)($0.22)
Q3 20174($0.22)($0.08)($0.14)
Q4 20174($0.16)$0.00($0.08)
Q1 20181($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Precision Drilling (TSE PD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/15/2017Veronica H FoleyInsiderBuy5,000C$4.43C$22,150.00
3/14/2017Carey Thomas FordDirectorBuy7,000C$4.37C$30,590.00
2/28/2017Carey Thomas FordDirectorBuy8,900C$5.06C$45,034.00
2/28/2017Veronica H FoleyInsiderBuy5,000C$5.10C$25,500.00
2/12/2016Allen R HagermanDirectorBuy10,000C$3.89C$38,900.00
12/8/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy15,000C$4.60C$69,000.00
10/29/2015Robert Joseph McnallyInsiderBuy10,000C$3.89C$38,880.00
10/27/2015Kevin Omar MeyersDirectorBuy5,000C$3.87C$19,349.50
8/25/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy5,000C$5.50C$27,500.00
8/25/2015Niels EspelandInsiderBuy1,500C$5.40C$8,100.00
8/21/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy1,600C$5.42C$8,677.92
8/20/2015Veronica H FoleyInsiderBuy5,000C$4.25C$21,250.00
8/18/2015Kevin Omar MeyersDirectorBuy3,000C$4.58C$13,739.70
7/27/2015Steven Wayne KrablinDirectorBuy5,000C$4.73C$23,667.00
7/27/2015Veronica H FoleyInsiderBuy10,000C$4.85C$48,509.00
7/24/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy10,000C$6.96C$69,600.00
6/2/2015Gene StahlInsiderSell10,000C$8.64C$86,423.00
3/24/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy53,000C$6.17C$327,010.00
3/16/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy5,000C$7.00C$35,000.00
3/13/2015Kevin A NeveuDirectorBuy5,000C$7.18C$35,900.00
11/3/2014Douglas Brian EvasiukDirectorSell3,000C$9.08C$27,240.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
Latest Headlines for Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)
DateHeadline logoThursday's ETF with Unusual Volume: IPW - Nasdaq - July 21 at 6:07 AM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (TSE:PD) Given New C$11.00 Price Target at CIBC - July 20 at 3:26 PM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (TSE:PD) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 18 at 8:46 PM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (TSE:PD) Given New C$4.75 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity - July 11 at 2:20 PM logoWeek In Review: BeiGene Sets Record With $1.4 Billion Celgene Deal - July 9 at 9:50 AM logoCANADA STOCKS-Futures drop as oil slips 3 pct - Nasdaq - July 7 at 8:03 AM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - June 23 at 6:34 PM logoBig Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling - Reuters - June 23 at 8:59 AM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 29 at 4:42 PM logoPrecision Drilling Corporation Announces Voting Results from the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders - May 17 at 7:04 PM logoBRIEF-Precision Drilling expects Canadian activity to be at trough levels for the year - May 15 at 9:56 AM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) Receives C$8.86 Average Price Target from Brokerages - May 5 at 11:20 PM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of ($0.22) Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - May 5 at 7:44 AM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 2 at 6:16 PM logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Precision Drilling Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (PD) - April 27 at 7:50 AM logoCormark Brokers Boost Earnings Estimates for Precision Drilling Co. (PD) - April 26 at 4:46 PM logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Lowers Precision Drilling Co. (PD) Price Target to C$7.20 - April 26 at 3:10 PM logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Reaffirms Market Perform Rating for Precision Drilling Co. (PD) - April 25 at 8:20 PM logoPrecision Drilling's (PD) "Sector Perform" Rating Reaffirmed at Scotiabank - April 25 at 8:20 PM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) Given Outperform Rating at BMO Capital Markets - April 25 at 8:20 PM logoEdited Transcript of PD.TO earnings conference call or presentation 24-Apr-17 6:00pm GMT - April 25 at 8:02 AM logoPrecision Drilling reports 1Q loss - April 24 at 6:18 AM logoPrecision Drilling Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:PD) : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 6:56 PM logoPrecision Drilling Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PD-CA : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 1:14 PM logoPrecision Drilling Co. (PD) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 5 at 6:52 PM logoPrecision Drilling Corporation 2017 First Quarter Results Conference Call and Webcast - April 3 at 6:32 PM logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 16th - March 2 at 8:44 AM
News IconBRIEF-Precision Drilling Q4 loss per share C$0.10 - February 10 at 8:07 PM logoEdited Transcript of PD.TO earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 7:00pm GMT - February 10 at 8:07 PM logoPrecision Drilling's (PDS) CEO Kevin Neveu on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - February 10 at 1:45 AM logoPrecision Drilling optimistic about oil industry as it posts smaller quarterly loss - February 9 at 8:44 PM logoPrecision Drilling posts smaller quarterly loss - February 9 at 8:44 PM logoPrecision Drilling confident oil industry is stabilizing - Reuters - February 9 at 8:44 PM logoPrecision Drilling expects to charge higher for rigs - February 9 at 8:44 PM logoQ4 2016 Precision Drilling Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 9 at 8:44 PM logoPrecision Drilling Announces Management Changes - January 10 at 8:18 AM logoMoving Average Crossover Alert: Precision Drilling (PDS) - December 15 at 8:08 PM



Precision Drilling (PD) Chart for Wednesday, July, 26, 2017

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