Wall Street is positive on Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN). On average, analysts give PTEN a Buy rating. The average price target is $17.113, which means analysts expect the stock to increase by 8.04% over the next twelve months.
That average ranking earns PTEN an Analyst Rating of 30, which is better than 30% of stocks based on data compiled by InvestorsObserver.
Wall Street analysts are rating PTEN a Buy today. Find out what this means to you and get the rest of the rankings on PTEN!
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What's Happening With Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. Stock Today?
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) stock is higher by 4.76% while the S&P 500 is lower by -0.41% as of 10:59 AM on Monday, May 16. PTEN has gained $0.72 from the previous closing price of $15.12 on volume of 583,777 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is down -3.74% while PTEN has gained 76.39%. PTEN lost -$2.80 per share the over the last 12 months.
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