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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
PTEN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. PTEN: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1
Equity to Asset 0.55
PTEN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PTEN: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.55
0.44
0.85
Interest Coverage 9.49
PTEN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. PTEN: 9.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 27.63 Max: 1126.54
Current: 9.49
0.6
1126.54
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.15
M-Score: -3.15
WACC vs ROIC
6.32%
4.40%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.86
PTEN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. PTEN: 7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.17  Med: 12.80 Max: 40.81
Current: 7.86
-6.17
40.81
Net-margin (%) 4.33
PTEN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. PTEN: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.9  Med: 7.46 Max: 26.44
Current: 4.33
-4.9
26.44
ROE (%) 4.79
PTEN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.87 vs. PTEN: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.58  Med: 11.61 Max: 45.96
Current: 4.79
-7.58
45.96
ROA (%) 2.71
PTEN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.54 vs. PTEN: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.96  Med: 6.82 Max: 33.76
Current: 2.71
-4.96
33.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.04
PTEN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -0.74 vs. PTEN: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.17  Med: 13.56 Max: 68.39
Current: 6.04
-5.17
68.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
PTEN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PTEN: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.3  Med: 10.10 Max: 51.7
Current: 9.8
-30.3
51.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
PTEN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. PTEN: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.2  Med: 7.70 Max: 93.1
Current: 3.6
-40.2
93.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -18.40
PTEN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -18.30 vs. PTEN: -18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45  Med: -3.20 Max: 146
Current: -18.4
-45
146
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

PTEN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 53,969 sh (+629.80%)
Steven Cohen 1,678,151 sh (+273.01%)
T Boone Pickens 106,154 sh (+86.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,300 sh (+9.76%)
Mario Gabelli 48,500 sh (+1.04%)
Richard Snow 40,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 12,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
FPA Capital Fund Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Chuck Royce 796,174 sh (-29.24%)
Kahn Brothers 626,254 sh (-30.71%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (-66.67%)
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Q4 2014

PTEN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,023,638 sh (New)
Richard Snow 117,895 sh (+194.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,700 sh (+64.57%)
Kahn Brothers 890,609 sh (+42.21%)
Prem Watsa 12,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 45,300 sh (-6.60%)
Steven Cohen 260,000 sh (-84.51%)
Chuck Royce 28,665 sh (-96.40%)
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Q1 2015

PTEN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Kyle Bass 29,130 sh (New)
Kyle Bass 29,130 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 30,000 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 25,000 sh (+108.33%)
Kahn Brothers 979,823 sh (+10.02%)
Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 25,700 sh (-43.27%)
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Q2 2015

PTEN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Kahn Brothers 1,019,891 sh (+4.09%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.62
PTEN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. PTEN: 17.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.83  Med: 13.39 Max: 69.76
Current: 17.62
3.83
69.76
Forward P/E 18.83
PTEN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. PTEN: 18.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.10
PTEN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. PTEN: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.83  Med: 13.36 Max: 67.67
Current: 17.1
3.83
67.67
P/B 0.83
PTEN's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. PTEN: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PTEN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.8
Current: 0.83
0.56
4.8
P/S 0.76
PTEN's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. PTEN: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PTEN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.65 Max: 4.37
Current: 0.76
0.65
4.37
POCF 2.51
PTEN's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. PTEN: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PTEN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.66 Max: 21.5
Current: 2.51
1.7
21.5
EV-to-EBIT 12.90
PTEN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. PTEN: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PTEN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -57  Med: 8.60 Max: 397.6
Current: 12.9
-57
397.6
PEG 0.57
PTEN's PEG is ranked lower than
69% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. PTEN: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PTEN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.62 Max: 28.17
Current: 0.57
0.07
28.17
Shiller P/E 13.85
PTEN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. PTEN: 13.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 13.97 Max: 70.17
Current: 13.85
3.7
70.17
Current Ratio 1.23
PTEN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PTEN: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.02 Max: 3.92
Current: 1.23
1.23
3.92
Quick Ratio 1.18
PTEN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PTEN: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.92
Current: 1.18
1.18
3.92
Days Inventory 4.92
PTEN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 24.94 vs. PTEN: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.04  Med: 7.60 Max: 18.26
Current: 4.92
2.04
18.26
Days Sales Outstanding 55.99
PTEN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 59.61 vs. PTEN: 55.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 49.35  Med: 73.42 Max: 107.71
Current: 55.99
49.35
107.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.42
PTEN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. PTEN: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.10 Max: 6.98
Current: 2.42
0.2
6.98
Dividend Payout 0.42
PTEN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PTEN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.14 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.42
0.04
1.67
Dividend growth (3y) 26.00
PTEN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. PTEN: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 94.3
Current: 26
0
94.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.17
PTEN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. PTEN: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.80 Max: 11.45
Current: 4.17
0.33
11.45
Share Buyback Rate 2.20
PTEN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. PTEN: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.9  Med: -0.60 Max: -36.4
Current: 2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.86
PTEN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. PTEN: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.21 Max: 9.18
Current: 0.86
0.67
9.18
Price/Projected FCF 1.67
PTEN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. PTEN: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.75 Max: 40.55
Current: 1.67
0.33
40.55
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
PTEN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. PTEN: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.19
Current: 0.44
0.23
3.19
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.91
PTEN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PTEN: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.98 Max: 79.39
Current: 0.91
0.19
79.39
Price/Graham Number 0.80
PTEN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PTEN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.42 Max: 13
Current: 0.8
0.37
13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.76
PTEN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PTEN: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 10.60 Max: 45.5
Current: 7.76
0.3
45.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.45
PTEN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PTEN: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PTEN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -21.9  Med: 17.60 Max: 86
Current: 16.45
-21.9
86

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Drilling » Oil & Gas Drilling
Compare:SDRL, ESV, PES, OMVJF, SBR » details
Traded in other countries:PE1.Germany,
Patterson-UTI Energy Inc, a Delaware corporation was formed in 1978. It is a provider of contract services to the North American oil and natural gas industry. The Company owns and operates large fleets of land-based drilling rigs in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, it had a drilling fleet that consisted of 314 marketable land-based drilling rigs. The Company operates in three industry segments namely contract drilling services, pressure pumping services and oil and natural gas exploration and production. Its contract drilling operations are carried out in the continental United States, Alaska, and western and northern Canada. It provides pressure pumping services to oil and natural gas operators primarily in Texas and the Appalachian Basin. Pressure pumping services consist primarily of well stimulation and cementing for completion of new wells and remedial work on existing wells. The Company owns and invests in oil and natural gas assets as a non-operating working interest owner. Its oil and natural gas working interests are located primarily in Texas and New Mexico. The Company's customer base includes both major and independent oil and natural gas operators. It faces competition from companies which are providers of land-based drilling services which include Helmerich & Payne, Inc., Nabors Industries, Ltd., Pioneer Energy Services Corp. and Precision Drilling Corp. All of its operations and facilities are subject to numerous Federal, state, foreign, and local laws, rules and regulations related to various aspects of its business.
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