Tetra Technologies Inc. (NYSE:TTI) shares rose 4.9% on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $6.41 and last traded at $6.23, with a volume of 962,127 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $5.94.

TTI has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Tetra Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. Cowen and Company increased their price objective on Tetra Technologies from $8.00 to $10.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Tetra Technologies in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. Simmons reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Tetra Technologies in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price objective on Tetra Technologies from $6.25 to $6.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $8.33.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $6.10 and its 200 day moving average is $6.03. The company’s market cap is $505.78 million.

Tetra Technologies (NYSE:TTI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.03. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.16 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $175.66 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $188.42 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 44.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Tetra Technologies Inc. will post ($0.48) EPS for the current year.

In other Tetra Technologies news, VP Bass C. Wallace, Jr. sold 10,300 shares of Tetra Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.86, for a total value of $60,358.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 131,373 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $769,845.78. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Joseph J. Meyer sold 11,246 shares of Tetra Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.41, for a total transaction of $60,840.86. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 17,011 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $92,029.51. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TTI. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in Tetra Technologies during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,386,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Tetra Technologies by 15.9% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 156,817 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,179,000 after buying an additional 21,495 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its stake in shares of Tetra Technologies by 3.1% in the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 149,348 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,123,000 after buying an additional 4,466 shares in the last quarter.

TETRA Technologies, Inc is an oil and gas services company. The Company focuses on completion fluids and associated products and services, water management, production well testing, offshore rig cooling, compression services and equipment, and offshore services, such as decommissioning and diving. It is composed of five segments organized into four divisions: Fluids, Production Testing, Compression and Offshore.

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