Stock Buzz: Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE:PES) Quant Signals Under Review

Cornelia Mascio
Mag 17, 2018

The highest trading profits are generally made in strongly trending markets, and the best way to detect trends, and changes in trends, is by the use of moving averages. Moving averages are average prices of a security or index over a specific time interval that is continually updated. The 14-day ADX presently sits at 39.61. The strength of the trend is indicated by the slope of the moving average, especially longer-term moving averages. The company's products also comprise Cathejell Jelly 2% indicated for surface anesthesia and lubrication for various procedures, including male and female cystoscopies, catheterizations, and other endourethral operations; and endoscopies, proctoscopies, rectoscopies, and tracheal intubations, as well as used for the symptomatic treatment of pain in connection with cystitis and urethritis.

Because moving averages are based on data in a preceding period, they are lagging indicators. They can only indicate a trend that is already in place.

The stock's Average True Range for 14 days was 0.29. To minimize false signals, especially in a whipsaw market that trades within a narrow range, multiple moving averages of different time spans are used together. The company traded as low as $5.38 and last traded at $5.10, with a volume of 990000 shares trading hands. (PES) closed its previous trading session at $5.1 with the gain of 0.99%. This stock traded up toward its 52 week low with 234.37% and 0.00% up from its 52 week high price. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 3,832,657 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $11,690,000 after acquiring an additional 391,970 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 185,061 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $564,000 after purchasing an additional 22,343 shares in the last quarter.

A high growth rate isn't necessarily valuable to investors. The stock price is up +69.5% over the past year. The stock grabbed 44.10% return over last 6-months and 69.08% return in yearly time period. (PANW) stock revealed 6.99% return for the recent month and disclosed 28.91% return in 3-month period. EPS growth quarter over quarter stands at 56.00% and Sales growth quarter over quarter is at 50.80%. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, May 2 by Wunderlich.

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $4.82 on the shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. The Institutional ownership of the firm is 77.80% while Insiders ownership is 1.80%. Pioneer Energy Services had a negative net margin of 12.35% and a negative return on equity of 20.97%. However the company's price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 0.91. The relative volume observed at 1.81. The company had a trading volume of 685,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 716,094.

Technical analysis of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. Volume provides clues as to the intensity of a given price move. A security with high volatility has bigger fluctuations in price compared to a security with low volatility. Low volume also often occurs during the indecisive period during market bottoms. The return on assets ratio shows how well management is employing the company's total assets to make a profit. The quick ratio of 2.4 is a measure of how well a company can meet its short-term financial liabilities with quick assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities, and accounts receivable). Value ranks companies using four ratios. Current Ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations.

Long Term Debt/Equity ratio was recorded at 2.31. It gives the investors the idea on the company's financial leverage, measured by apportioning total liabilities by its stockholders equity. It also illustrates how much debt the corporation is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in shareholders' equity.

Gabriel Smith joined the, after more than 10 years of experience in writing financial and business news, most recently as Investment Editor and writer.

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