Patterson-UTI EnergyStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Patterson-UTI Energy stock? (NasdaqGS:PTEN). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is making money at a decent rate.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has a low dividend yield.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is less known than others.

PTEN Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that Patterson-UTI Energy can grow its free cash at a rate of about 6%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for PTEN
Free Cash Flow trendline for Patterson-UTI Energy

Inside the PTEN Numbers

PTEN Price
(Patterson-UTI Energy stock price per share)
$20.62
[?] PTEN Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$48.64
[?] PTEN Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $29.18
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 163% higher than other Basic Materials stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 162% higher than other Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration stocks
[?] Cash Yield 24.42%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 46%
[?] Dividend Yield 0%

Is Patterson-UTI Energy Stock on Sale?

We believe that Patterson-UTI Energy may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Patterson-UTI Energy looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy PTEN Stock?

Does Patterson-UTI Energy have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.