Parker Drilling (PKD) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
News stories about Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Parker Drilling earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 48.287361872072 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Parker Drilling Announces March 2018 Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock Dividend (finance.yahoo.com)
- Technical data from the actions of people on Parker Drilling Company (PKD) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Brokers Watch List: Parker Drilling Co. (NYSE:PKD), Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Hot Stock of the Day – Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) – Stocks Pen (stockspen.com)
Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $0.91. The stock had a trading volume of 1,078,026 shares, compared to its average volume of 863,527. The company has a quick ratio of 2.76, a current ratio of 3.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $126.02, a PE ratio of -1.01 and a beta of 1.58. Parker Drilling has a 52 week low of $0.85 and a 52 week high of $2.05.
Parker Drilling Company Profile
Parker Drilling Company (Parker Drilling) is a provider of contract drilling, and drilling-related services and rental tools and services. The Company’s business consists of two business lines: drilling services and rental tools services. Its Rental Tools Services business includes U.S. Rental Tools and International Rental Tools segments, and its Drilling Services business includes its U.S.
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