Digging Into The Data: Superior Energy Services, Incorporated (NYSE:SPN)

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Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) closed its last session at $11.05. The stock traded within a range of $10.99 and $11.42. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 1.69 Million. Trading volume for Superior Energy Services, Inc. was 7.83 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) has an average volume of 3.6 Million.

Company Profile

Superior Energy Services, Inc. serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide through a diversified portfolio of specialized oilfield services and equipment that are used throughout the economic life cycle of oil and gas wells. The world’s energy producers rely on us for the services, tools, equipment and exceptionally trained personnel needed to develop and produce oil and gas. Superior Energy has a history of developing specialized tools and technologies designed to meet customer needs. In its earliest days, the company pioneered the use of rigless plugging and abandonment services. Since then, Superior has been on the leading edge of a number of developments that benefit oil and gas producers throughout the life cycle of the well.

Analyst Views

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) received a Buy rating from 3 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) touched its 1-Year High price of $18.87 on 02/06/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 7.66 on 10/26/17.

EPS & Financials

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.33/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $-0.32/Share by a difference of $-0.01. This showed a surprise of -3.1% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 26 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $-0.32/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $-0.27/share and a low EPS of $-0.36/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $510.46 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 530.28 Million and 500.92 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) has a 20-Day average volume of 3.62 Million. According to today’s trading volume Superior Energy Services, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 1.17 Percent and Institutional ownership of 0 Percent. The return on assets stands at -12.8%, Return on Equity currently is -35.5% and the Return on Investment value is -29.5%.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) gross margin percentage stands at 21.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -24.9 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -24.6 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.46% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 17.31 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 6.71 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 14.75 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -24.9%. The return on invested capital is at -29.5%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 6.71%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 14.75% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.