|Day Low/High||1.55 / 1.70|
|52 Wk Low/High||1.35 / 3.15|
Janet Yellen's hawkish tone no longer scares market participants.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 12/15/2016 settlement date, which shows a 801,442 share decrease in total short interest for Parker Drilling Co , to 1,284,212, a decrease of 38.43% since 11/30/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
Investors in Parker Drilling Co saw new options begin trading today, for the August 19th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the PKD options chain for the new August 19th contracts and identified the following call contract of particular interest.
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Investors eyeing a purchase of Parker Drilling Co shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $2.56/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the October put at the $2.50 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 20 cents.
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 12/31/2015 settlement date, which shows a 1,267,281 share decrease in total short interest for Parker Drilling Co. , to 3,515,910, a decrease of 26.49% since 12/15/2015.
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 08/14/2015 settlement date, which shows a 595,204 share decrease in total short interest for Parker Drilling Co. , to 4,299,390, a decrease of 12.16% since 07/31/2015.
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The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 05/29/2015 settlement date, which shows a 940,382 share increase in total short interest for Parker Drilling Co. , to 4,978,384, an increase of 23.29% since 05/15/2015.
Among companies that operate on land, Helmerich & Payne, Nabors Industries and Patterson-UTI are expected to perform better than their rivals now that the slump has bottomed out.
Parker Drilling (PKD) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Sell to Hold with a ratings score of C-.