Parker Drilling Company (PKD) reported quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, Aug-2-2016. The company said it had a profit of $-0.32 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.03. Analysts had a consensus of $-0.35. The company posted revenue of $105.30 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $106.30 million. The company’s revenue was down -43.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.11 EPS.
Parker Drilling Company opened for trading at $2.04 and hit $2.1 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $2.07, with a gain of 1.47% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,38,454 shares. Company has a market cap of $257 M.
In a different news, on May 23, 2016, Jon-al Duplantier (Sr. VP, CAO & General Counsel) sold 10,000 shares at $2.17 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 25, 2016, Gary G Rich (CEO) purchased 40,000 shares at $1.28 per share price. On Dec 14, 2015, Leslie K Nagy (PAO & Controller) sold 2,071 shares at $2.15 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Parker Drilling Company (Parker Drilling) is a provider of contract drilling and drilling-related services and rental tools. The Company owns and operates drilling rigs and drilling-related equipment and also performs drilling-related services referred to as Operations & Maintenance (O&M) work for customer-owned drilling rigs on a contracted basis. The Company’s rental tools business supplies equipment to exploration and production (E&P) companies drilling contractors and service companies on land and offshore in the United States and select international markets. The Company has five operating segments: Rental Tools U.S. Barge Drilling U.S. Drilling International Drilling and Technical Services. Parker Drilling operates in approximately 23 countries.