Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Coverage Initiated at Stephens

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Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 609,049 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $12,297,000 after purchasing an additional 12,593 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor held 201,974 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.89 million, down from 234,197 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company has market cap of $5.49 billion. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $110.84. About 2.40 million shares traded or 33.80% up from the average. (NYSE:CCI) has risen 11.07% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500.

Tygh Capital Management Inc decreased Patterson Uti Energy Com (PTEN) stake by 17.07% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The institutional investor held 226 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5,000, down from 87,038 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capstone Invest Limited Liability has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $42.44.

The average 1-year price target for Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. It has outperformed by 16.21% the S&P500. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag stated it has 1.71M shares.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. The company has a quick ratio of 1.16, a current ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. 80 funds opened positions while 259 raised stakes. Citadel Advsr Limited Co holds 0.09% or 5.38 million shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca reported 45,226 shares. Wealth Architects Llc has 8,668 shares. Avalon Advsrs Ltd Liability Company reported 1.13% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Pettee has 99,001 shares. Bp Public Ltd Co invested 0.28% in The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Intrust National Bank & Trust Na holds 2,324 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. C M Bidwell & Associates owns 6,015 shares or 0.19% of their United States portfolio. Wasatch Advisors holds 0.07% or 57,367 shares. Summit Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 2,275 shares. Glovista Invs Ltd Company invested in 0.05% or 10,617 shares. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 65% are positive. PNC Financial Services had 89 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Comcast Corporation 2 of them rate its stock a hold. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Crown Castle International Corp. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Atlantic Securities upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Monday, January 18 report. On Monday, October 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities to "Neutral". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Seaport Global given on Wednesday, June 21. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, February 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Portales Partners to "Underperform". The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, July 11. 330.10 million shares or 0.23% less from 330.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2018/01/12/howard-weil-upgrades-patterson-uti-energy-pten-to-sector-outperform.html. The oil and gas company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.17) by $0.04.

Sicart Associates LLC bought a new position in Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. Therefore 71% are positive. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Friday, August 14. Jefferies maintained the shares of PTEN in report on Thursday, July 13 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Hudbay Minerals Inc. The stock of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) earned "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, July 27. (NASDAQ:PTEN) rating on Friday, October 23. It has ditched 1.21 million shares. (NASDAQ:PTEN) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 13 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, April 15. The Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc holds 13.89M shares with $128.48M value, down from 18.91M last quarter. It also increased its holding in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc C (NYSE:TMO) by 3,021 shares in the quarter, for a total of 150,930 shares, and has risen its stake in Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ:ADI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in Q3 2017.

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Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $211.64 million activity.

Investors may also want to take a longer-term look at company shares. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 207.11 million shares or 3.18% more from 200.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Van Eck Associates holds 1.09% or 10.18 million shares. Ww Asset Management has invested 0.01% in Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. Shares of PTEN have uptrended 15.91% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 3.89% in that time. Investec Asset Mgmt North America holds 0.54% or 82,793 shares in its portfolio. Farmers Merchants Investments accumulated 0% or 138 shares. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. raised its holdings in Patterson-UTI Energy by 7.1% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:PTEN). Kazazian Asset Limited Com reported 20,000 shares stake. Jpmorgan Chase owns 8.37 million shares. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 38,073 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $769,000 after purchasing an additional 8,300 shares during the last quarter. Janney Cap Ltd Liability Company reported 140,274 shares.

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides onshore contract drilling services to major and independent oil and natural gas operators in the United States and Canada. (NASDAQ:PTEN) for 55,000 shares.

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