Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE:PACD) has a beta value of 2.89 and has seen 5,451,003 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $29.86 Million, closed the last trade at $0.4 per share which meant it lost $0 on the day or -0.45% during that session. The PACD stock price is -1622.5% off its 52-week high price of $6.89 and 12.5% above the 52-week low of $0.35. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 5.47 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 7.38 Million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that Pacific Drilling S.A. (PACD) is a Sell stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 3.3. 2 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. None out of 2 have rated it as a Hold, with no one of them advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$0.97.

Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE:PACD) trade information

Despite being -0.45% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Wednesday, Aug 05 when the PACD stock price touched $0.4999 or saw a rise of 20.56%. Year-to-date, Pacific Drilling S.A. shares have moved -90.27%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -10%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE:PACD) have changed -14.38%. Short interest in the company has seen 2.71 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 0.37.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $0.1, which means that the shares’ value could jump -75% from current levels. The projected low price target is $0.1 while the price target rests at a high of $0.1. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -75% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -75% from current levels.

Pacific Drilling S.A. (PACD) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that Pacific Drilling S.A. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -74.38% over the past 6 months. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 19.8% and 73.7% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -8.1%.

3 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $39.67 Million for the current quarter. 3 have an estimated revenue figure of $30.33 Million for the next quarter concluding in December 01, 2020. Year-ago sales stood $54.31 Million and $33.13 Million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -27% for the current quarter and -8.5% for the next.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -14.9% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest +74.5% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 32.1%.