|Bid||0.4903 x 4000|
|Ask||0.4938 x 4000|
|Day's Range||0.4900 - 0.5190|
|52 Week Range||0.3500 - 11.9800|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||2.82|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||5.00|
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Thank you, Monique, and welcome, everyone, to Pacific Drilling's First Quarter 2020 earnings call. Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by the use of the words such as anticipate, believe, expect, project or other similar words and include any statements we may make concerning the future impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our business, our future financial and operational performance, cash balances and earnings expectations, our future liquidity position and possible efforts to improve our liquidity position and our market outlook, including forecast of trends, future client contract opportunities and day rates.
Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) ("Pacific Drilling" or the "Company") today reported results for the first quarter of 2020. Net loss for first-quarter 2020 was $61.0 million or $0.81 per diluted share, compared to net loss of $308.1 million or $4.11 per diluted share in fourth-quarter 2019.
Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) will issue a press release on Thursday, May 7, 2020 announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 following market close. The earnings announcement press release will be available on the Company’s website at pacificdrilling.com.
A subsidiary of Pacific Drilling SA (NYSE: PACD), whose corporate headquarters in is Houston, laid off more than 80 people earlier in April. The layoffs came as the result of an unexpected slowdown in the drilling company’s business, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letter provided to the Houston Business Journal by the Texas Workforce Commission. Pacific Drilling said it would lay off 82 people from April 13 to April 17, according to the letter, which the TWC released April 17.
On April 7, 2020, Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) ("Pacific Drilling" or the "Company") received notice from the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") stating that the Company does not currently satisfy the minimum share price standard for continued listing of the Company’s common shares. Specifically, on April 6, 2020, the 30-trading-day average closing price per share of the Company’s common shares was below $1.00, the minimum average share price required for continued listing on the NYSE under Section 802.01C of the NYSE Listed Company Manual.
Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Pacific Drilling S.A. New York, April 03, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Pacific Drilling S.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.
[Editor's note: "7 Small-Cap Stocks That Are Not Worth a Second Glance" was previously published in January 2020. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.]There are over 3,700 stocks that are traded on U.S. exchanges, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 indexes only cover the biggest of them.There are plenty of mid-sized and small companies that can be great stocks when times are good, to be sure. But they can also struggle to find their footing when sectors get tight or are in transition.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe seven small-cap stocks not worth a second glance below, are just such stocks. They are either in industries where there's a shift in technologies or are in sectors where investors are rotating out of the smaller firms for the security of larger names. As a result, they just don't measure up in the stock-picking system I use for my Growth Investor recommendations. * 10 Stocks to Buy That Will Benefit From Coronavirus Mayhem My Portfolio Grader has given these all "F" ratings, which means they're not a good idea, even for bargain hunters. Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE)Source: VladSV / Shutterstock.com Eagle Bulk Shipping (NASDAQ:EGLE) is, as its name implies, a dry bulk shipper. That means it ships goods that aren't "wet," like oil. Think coal, grain, fertilizer and other commodities on shipping routes around the world.There's actually an index that tracks dry goods shipping, because it's one of those forward-looking indicators on how the global economy is doing. When it's rising, demand for goods is up.It's like looking at U.S. railroads or trucking companies to get an indicator of the U.S. economy. But here, it's not about energy, it's about other industrial goods.The Baltic Dry Index is its name. It's down almost 50% this year, and it's sitting where it was about five years ago, at a multi-year low.The fact is, some of these commodities are seeing different shifts in production and distribution. Dry shipping may never be the same and EGLE stock may be at the beginning of the end. Pacific Drilling (PACD)Source: Shutterstock Pacific Drilling (NYSE:PACD) is an offshore contract drilling company that specializes in ultra-deepwater drilling services.The problem with this is twofold.First, since there's so much supply around the world with current operations, the need for more drilling isn't a pressing demand.Second, ultra-deepwater drilling is expensive and was a solution that was gaining traction before unconventional drilling (like fracking) become the hot new technology and unleashed a fracking boom across the U.S. and other parts of the world. * 7 Stocks to Buy Once the Market Bottoms Unconventional drilling is much cheaper as well. So, PACD stock is suffering from both the broad sector demand issue as well as a niche, premium sector issue.The stock is down from about $14 per share to 60 cents in the past year, and it may not go up much for quite a while. There are much better investments right now. BlackRock Capital Investment (BKCC)Source: David Tran Photo / Shutterstock.com BlackRock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC) is a subsidiary of the massive asset management firm BlackRock (NYSE:BLK). It considers itself a business development company.The goal of BKCC is to provide secured financing for mid-sized businesses. It's set up as a total return play, which means its goal is to provide growth as well as income to investors.And the while income side is doing well -- it's delivering an 22% dividend currently -- the growth side is not doing so well. It's off nearly 60% in the last year. And that was before JPMorgan downgraded the stock this week from "overweight" to "neutral," basically a double downgrade.If institutional investors are moving away from this stock, you can be sure that whatever the issues, it will be a while before BKCC is back in good graces. The dividend is generous, but not if the growth side remains negative. Gannett (GCI)Source: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.com Gannett (NYSE:GCI) is the publisher of USA Today as well as a host of other local newspapers and related publications around the U.S.This company was a juggernaut when it launched USA Today in 1982. No one had launched a daily national newspaper for many years. And it ushered in a new concept in news and information delivery.But that pioneering spirit has now turned into more of the survival instincts of the Donner Party, with M&A keeping lots of papers afloat. Its main source of revenue has dried up, and there's a lot of competition in a shrinking sector. Even local papers aren't able to keep up with online publications and free information.And the economies of scale on the local level are elusive. Plus you can only cut so much fat and muscle until you hit bone. What you need to survive and thrive is scalability -- which is why I'm focusing on a key technological innovation that provides just that. * 7 Stocks to Buy That Have Survived the Recent Carnage Meanwhile, this stock is off 80% in the past year, so even its massive (now) 75% dividend doesn't help. Plus, that dividend is likely unsustainable for any period in time and once it's cut, the stock will sink even more quickly. Fossil (FOSL)Source: Faiz Zaki / Shutterstock.com Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL) was an exciting growth stock about 10-15 years ago. But that hasn't been the case for a while.It's a fashion watchmaker and its distribution channels were heavily in department stores and larger retailers where its low- to mid-market watches became very popular.But the rise of eCommerce started to challenge its distribution strategy. And the death of shopping malls as well as the transition of the big-box retailers to online sales also hurt its margins.Digital in general has also been tough. It doesn't make smartwatches or products that integrate any tech devices.But the trade war with China was one of the final straws. Parts and production became more expensive. And being a small company, it couldn't just shift production to another country where it had facilities.All these headwinds are hurting the stock, which is down 73% yet still has a trailing price-to-earnings ratio above 200. Peabody Energy (BTU)Source: Philip Rozenski / Shutterstock.com Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) used to be one of the top energy companies in the U.S. It was one of the largest coal companies in America, and then, in the world. It currently has 23 mines (surface and underground) in the U.S. and Australia.That means it's strategically placed to ship coal to U.S. customers and China, as well as other Asian countries.The problem is, King Coal has been dethroned. It's increasingly becoming a third-rate fuel choice.Fracking in the U.S. has made natural gas a cheaper and more efficient fuel. And China is transitioning its power plants off of coal as well, to show that it's modernizing. * 7 Stocks Insiders Are Buying Big Amid the Market Panic As a pure coal play, BTU is not well positioned for this dethroning. The stock is off 89% in the past year and even if demand rises now that the U.S.-China trade war is off the boil, it's a dying industry. For growth plays, I recommend you look elsewhere, at an up-and-coming industry that's just coming into its full potential. Groupon (GRPN)Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) was a revolutionary idea when it hit the scene in 2008. By 2011, when it went public, it was looking at a market valuation of $1.4 billion.Fast forward a decade later. After numerous acquisitions, global expansion and lots of strategic partners, the stock has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.That's not a lot of growth. And it's safe to say expectations are significantly lower than they were a decade ago.Unfortunately for GRPN stock, its model of helping small, local businesses increase visibility and online awareness by offering deals has been overtaken by technology.It's now pretty easy for companies to set up their own sites or pay a local company -- or even a kid -- to build a website. 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If you've ever used Alphabet's (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Assistant or Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) Siri … if you've had Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) recommend a movie or Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) recommend a house … even an email spam filter … then you've used artificial intelligence.In this new world of AI everywhere, data becomes a hot commodity.As scientists find even more applications for artificial intelligence -- from hospitals to retail to self-driving cars -- it's incredible to imagine how much data will be involved.To create AI programs in the first place, tech companies must collect vast amounts of data on human decisions. Data is what powers every AI system. 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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 12, 2020 / Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE:PACD) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2019 Fourth Quarter Earnings call to be held on March 12, 2020 at 11:00 ...
Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) ("Pacific Drilling" or the "Company") today reported fourth quarter and full-year results for 2019.
Does Pacific Drilling SA (NYSE:PACD) represent a good buying opportunity at the moment? Let’s quickly check the hedge fund interest towards the company. Hedge fund firms constantly search out bright intellectuals and highly-experienced employees and throw away millions of dollars on satellite photos and other research activities, so it is no wonder why they tend […]
Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that's not because they are bad at investing. Truth be told, most hedge fund managers and other smaller players within this industry are very smart and skilled investors. Of course, they may also make wrong bets in some instances, but no one knows what the […]
Pacific Drilling on Tuesday released its updated fleet status report, which includes a bit of work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. PHOTO SOURCE: Pacific Drilling