Helmerich & Payne (HP) : Patriot Wealth Management added new position in Helmerich & Payne during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 87,029 shares of Helmerich & Payne which is valued at $5,480,216 , the company said in a statement filed on Jul 26, 2016 with the SEC.Helmerich & Payne makes up approximately 1.05% of Patriot Wealth Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Retirement Systems Of Alabama reduced its stake in HP by selling 489 shares or 0.88% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 55,080 shares of HP which is valued at $3,468,388. Helmerich & Payne makes up approx 0.02% of Retirement Systems Of Alabama’s portfolio. Burt Wealth Advisors sold out all of its stake in HP during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 10 shares of HP which is valued $649.Physicians Financial Services reduced its stake in HP by selling 100 shares or 0.81% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,200 shares of HP which is valued at $831,918. Helmerich & Payne makes up approx 0.71% of Physicians Financial Services’s portfolio.Cutler Group Lp reduced its stake in HP by selling 8,150 shares or 11.13% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 65,085 shares of HP which is valued at $4,472,641. Helmerich & Payne makes up approx 0.30% of Cutler Group Lp’s portfolio.
Helmerich & Payne opened for trading at $60.46 and hit $62.17 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $61.97, with a gain of 1.34% or 0.82 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 15,59,144 shares. Company has a market cap of $6,695 M.
On the company’s financial health, Helmerich & Payne reported $-0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.26 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.46. The company had revenue of $366.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $308.09 million. The company’s revenue was down -44.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.27 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Helmerich & Payne. Shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Jul 29, 2016 to “Mkt Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 58 from a previous price target of $66 .Helmerich & Payne was Upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to ” Overweight” on Jun 21, 2016. Helmerich & Payne was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to ” Underperform” on Jun 1, 2016.
Helmerich & Payne Inc. is engaged in contract drilling of oil and gas wells for others. The Company operates in the contract drilling industry. The Company’s contract drilling business consists of three business segments: U.S. Land Offshore and International Land. Its U.S. Land segment operates drilling operations in Oklahoma California Texas Wyoming Colorado Louisiana Mississippi Pennsylvania Ohio Utah New Mexico Montana North Dakota West Virginia and Nevada. Its offshore operations are conducted in the Gulf of Mexico and Equatorial Guinea. Its International Land segment operates in seven international locations including Ecuador Colombia Argentina Tunisia Bahrain the United Arab Emirates and Mozambique. The Company is also engaged in the ownership development and operation of commercial real estate and the research and development of rotary steerable technology.