Petroquest Energy Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (PQ)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Petroquest Energy (NYSE: PQ) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $4.65, below its previous 52-week low of $4.67 with 130,125 shares traded as of 9:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 844,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Petroquest Energy has a market cap of $306.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 28.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PetroQuest Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil and gas company. It engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of oil and gas properties in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Wyoming, and Texas, as well as onshore and in the shallow waters offshore the Gulf Coast Basin.

TheStreet Ratings rates Petroquest Energy as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Petroquest Energy Ratings Report.

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