Stocks under Consideration: Parker Drilling Co. (PKD), Vaalco Energy Inc. (EGY)

Parker Drilling Co. (PKD):

Important Stats for Investors:

Parker Drilling Co. (PKD) shares jumped 16.14 percent and closed the day at $0.46. The company has its outstanding shares of 138.77 Million. The Relative Volume value measured for Parker Drilling Co. stands at 3.6. A total of 5.3 Million shares exchanged at hands and its Average Volume is 1.51 Million. Its 52-week high and low range is $1.44 and $0.31, respectively. The company has a market cap of $64.4 Million.

The SMA20 for the stock is at 26.87 percent, SMA50 stands at -0.57 percent, while SMA200 is -45.07 Percent, according to Finviz reported data. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is -10.8 Percent. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment (ROI) values are -36.3 percent and -8.6 percent respectively.

The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -53.59 percent, whereas its Weekly performance stands at 23.23%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 25.43 percent and -64.3 percent respectively.

Profitability and Ratings Review:

Profitability analysis greatly helps in making investment decision. Net profit margin of Parker Drilling Co. (PKD) was recorded at -24.6 percent, operating profit margin was -12.1 percent, while gross profit margin stands at -5.7 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 1.67.

Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 1 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 1 gave Outperform, 3 analysts gave Hold Rating, 0 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell.

Future Expectations:

The company’s Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $-0.18, according to consensus of 4 analysts. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $-0.2 and the High EPS estimate of $-0.16.

The company’s Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $118.93 Million, while Low and High Revenue Estimates are $118.6 Million and $119.26 Million respectively. These Revenue projections are a consensus of 2 Analysts.

Volatility Analysis:

Volatility is a key factor to observe. When we see the company’s Volatility, it currently has a monthly volatility of 11.64% and weekly volatility of 12.30%.

Vaalco Energy Inc. (EGY):

Last Day Trading Summary:

The Company ended its previous trading session at $3.25 with the gain of 15.25%. The market capitalization of the company is $185.77 Million. Overall, 3.87 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $1.26 Million. Vaalco Energy Inc. currently has its 52-Week High range of $3.33, while its 52-week low range is $0.68. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the company is 2.23, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 10.16. By looking at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 7.13%, whereas Month Volatility stands at 8.04%.