Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) has tumbled 1.95% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 12.53% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.77% during the past week but Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 11.5%.
Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $5.06 and $4.99 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $5.21. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $5.03, notching a gain of 2.86% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,908,432 . The stock had closed at $4.89 on the previous day.
The company shares have dropped -25.48% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 19, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $6.97 and the one year low was seen on Jan 20, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $4.72 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $4.04.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm Credit Suisse downgrades its rating on Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS). The rating major has initiated the coverage with underperform rating on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Neutral by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on June 1, 2016. Currently the company Insiders own 0.95% of Precision Drilling Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 72.24% of Precision Drilling Corporation shares.
Precision Drilling Corporation (Precision) is an oilfield services company. The Company provides contract drilling, well servicing and strategic support services to customers. It provides customers with access to a fleet of contract drilling rigs, directional drilling services, well service and snubbing rigs, coiled tubing services, camps, rental equipment, and water treatment units backed by a mix of technical support services. The Company provides the equipment, personnel and support services, which enables drill, complete and workover onshore wells for conventional and unconventional crude oil and natural gas exploration and production. The Companys service lines include Drilling Rigs (Canada), Drilling Rigs (United States), Drilling Rigs (International), Directional Drilling (Canada and United States), Rig Builds and Repair Turnkey Drilling Services, Oilfield Supplies (Canada and United States) and Oilfield Equipment Rentals, among others.