Pacific Drilling S.A. (PACD)
On close of Friday trading session, Pacific Drilling S.A. (PACD) spotted a change of -2.06% and settled at the share price of $2.85. PACD stock observed the trading of 84839 shares, while an average trading volume registered with 146.81K shares. Volume can offer useful information when day trading. If for nothing else, use volume to help isolate stocks you want to day trade. Ideally, your day-trading stocks should have lots of average volume so you can enter and exit easily.
Volume can also be used to analyze the trend of a stock, helping to assess the likelihood that the trend will continue to reverse. Volume analysis isn’t perfect and it offers only supplemental information, so you don’t need to feel pressured to start analyzing volume to day trade successfully.
The stock recorded 12.06% monthly volatility. For the last week, the stock has an average volatility of 11.15%. 94.20% shares are owned by institutional investors.
Shares of Pacific Drilling S.A. (PACD) have been seen trading -70.33% away from the 200-day moving average and -11.75% off the 50-day moving average while -3.62% off the 20-day moving average. One of the widely used tools is the simple moving averages. When the price of the stock rises above the moving average, it’s a buy signal, and when the price falls below the moving average, it is a sell signal. The stock is currently trading -90.50% away from the 52-week high and separated 14.92% from the 52-week low.
The company gross profit stands with 18.20%. ROE is -139.20%. ROE, or net profit divided by equity capital, shows profit earned in comparison with shareholder money. The higher the ratio, the more efficient the company is in using shareholder capital. ROA is at -78.80%. ROA, or net profit by total assets, shows how efficient the management is at using assets to generate earnings. ROI is -77.70%.
Presently RSI indicator value is noted at 46.81. RSI compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses to see if an asset is oversold or overbought. RSI is plotted on a scale of 0-100. Generally, if it is above 70, the stock is considered overbought and so one can look to sell it. Similarly, an RSI of less than 30 indicates the stock is oversold and can be bought.
Current Ratio of 6.4, describes the coverage current assets of the company provide for the current liabilities. Quick Ratio is listed at 5.8. Quick Ratio (Acid Test): Same as Current Ratio but does not include inventory in the current assets since inventory can be hard to quickly convert to liquid cash when needed. The stock revealed LT Debt/Equity of 0.77.
P/E is a measure of how the stock is priced in the market relative to the earnings per share. Price to Book Value (P/B) is 0.16: P/B measures how the stock is priced in the market relative to the book value per share. The company recorded past 5-year earnings growth with -14.90% and expected to grow 32.10% in coming 5 years. Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company. The company estimated this year earnings growth with 75.30% and expected to grow 16.00% in coming one year.
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