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Patterson-UTI Energy Inc (PTEN) Stock: A Year of Stock Market Dynamics

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A stock’s 52-week high and low prices can offer a wealth of information about its current standing and prospective future performance. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc’s current trading price is -39.78% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 0.62%. The stock’s price range for this time frame has been between $9.68 and $16.17. The trading volume of the company’s shares in the Energy reached around 6.24 million for the day, which was evidently lower than the average daily volume of 6.73 million over the last three months.

The stock market performance of Patterson-UTI Energy Inc has been fairly unsteady. Over the last year, the company’s stock hit its highest at $16.17 on 09/14/23, while the lowest price during the same time frame was $9.68, recorded on 06/17/24.

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How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc (PTEN) has experienced a quarterly decline of -22.20% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 3.91B and boasts a workforce of 10600 employees.

The Role of Moving Averages and Trading Volume in Technical Analysis

Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 11.13, with a change in price of -0.72. Similarly, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc recorded 6,898,727 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of -6.88%.

How PTEN’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Affects Financial Health

A company’s financial condition and market reputation can be evaluated using the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, indicates the proportion of debt a company employs to back its assets in relation to its shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for PTEN stands at 0.28. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 0.27.

PTEN Stock Stochastic Average

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc’s raw stochastic average for the past 50 days is currently at 2.98%. This represents a fall from the raw stochastic average of the last 20 days, which was recorded at 5.77%. Additionally, the company’s Stochastic %K and %D values for the past 20 days were 23.72% and 33.65%, respectively.

PTEN Stock Price Performance Analysis

The stock price performance for the year has been a mixed bag, indicating either a pessimistic or optimistic outlook depending on how you look at it. Until today this year the stock’s price performance recorded a decrease of -9.81%. However, over the last six months, the performance has been stronger by -7.59%. The price of PTEN decreased -5.89% over the last 30 days. And in the last five days, it has fallen by -5.98%.

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