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Aug 05, 2023

Onshore Oil Sector Stocks Gain +19.27 in the last month $PDS, $PTEN, $FANG & More

Onshore oil sector refers to services related to onshore oil exploration. This theme includes developing onshore oil and associated liquids, drilling, pressure pumping, and onshore seismic data acquisition. Key players in this segment are Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., Dawson Geophysical Company, and Patterson-UTI Energy Inc.

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Notable Companies

Tickers in theme Onshore Oil -- $PDS $CNQ $PTEN $PXD $FANG 

Some of the most significant companies in this sector are Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ), Pioneer Natural Resource Co (NYSE:PXD), Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG). They represent a wide-ranging market cap and influence in the onshore oil market.

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the onshore oil theme is $30.1B. Market caps range from $902M to $65.8B, with CNQ holding the highest valuation in this group at $65.8B, and PDS being the lowest at $902M.

High and Low Price Notable News

The onshore oil sector has seen fluctuations in price growth. The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the group was 2.6%. On a monthly basis, the growth was 17.9%, while the quarterly growth settled at 2.32%. Pioneer Natural Resource (PXD, $218.03) emerged as the top weekly gainer on 7/25/23, with a 5.33% jump, followed by other remarkable weekly gains like CNQ and FANG with jumps of 8.4% and 6.82% respectively.


Trading volume has been dynamic within the onshore oil sector. The average weekly volume growth across all stocks was 0.5%, while the monthly volume growth exploded to 223.09%. The quarterly growth was more modest at 14.48%.

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

Though specific figures are not provided, the average fundamental analysis ratings were used to evaluate these stocks, where 1 is the best and 100 is the worst. These ratings offer insights into the financial stability, growth prospects, and operational efficiency of the companies within the sector.

The onshore oil sector demonstrated robust performance over the last month, with an average gain of 19.27%. This growth is a composite reflection of price movements, volume dynamics, and the inherent strength of key players in the segment. While the data underscores some volatility on a weekly basis, the monthly growth figures signal strong investor interest and market confidence in the onshore oil industry. In an ever-changing energy landscape, onshore oil's resurgence adds a compelling dimension to the broader energy market. Investors, policymakers, and industry stakeholders will likely keep a close eye on this sector as it continues to evolve and adapt to global energy demands.

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD)

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) saw its Momentum Indicator move above 0 on July 18, 2023, signaling a potential upward trend. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor analysis shows that in 73 of 93 similar cases, the stock rose in the following days, putting the odds of a move higher at 78%. Traders may consider buying the stock or call options to capitalize on this trend.

Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ)

Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ) is in a +0.81% uptrend, growing for three consecutive days as of August 01, 2023. Historically, in 229 of 318 similar cases, CNQ's price rose further within a month, suggesting a 72% chance of a continued upward trend. This bullish sign indicates that investors should keep an eye on this stock for future growth.

Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS)

Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS) has seen a +2.52% uptrend, growing for three consecutive days as of August 03, 2023. In 243 out of 286 similar three-day advancements, the price rose further within the next month, indicating an 85% likelihood of a continued upward trend. This bullish pattern suggests that investors should monitor PDS for potential future growth.

Related Ticker: PDS, FANG, PTEN, PXD, CNQ

PDS in upward trend: price rose above 50-day moving average on July 10, 2024

PDS moved above its 50-day moving average on July 10, 2024 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend. In of 30 similar past instances, the stock price increased further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

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Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bullish Trend Analysis

The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on July 10, 2024. You may want to consider a long position or call options on PDS as a result. In of 80 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for PDS just turned positive on June 24, 2024. Looking at past instances where PDS's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 42 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

The 10-day moving average for PDS crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on July 12, 2024. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 15 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where PDS advanced for three days, in of 307 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 281 cases where PDS Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .

Bearish Trend Analysis

The 10-day RSI Indicator for PDS moved out of overbought territory on July 17, 2024. This could be a bearish sign for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 46 similar instances where the indicator moved out of overbought territory. In of the 46 cases, the stock moved lower in the following days. This puts the odds of a move lower at .

The Stochastic Oscillator may be shifting from an upward trend to a downward trend. In of 60 cases where PDS's Stochastic Oscillator exited the overbought zone, the price fell further within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where PDS declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

PDS broke above its upper Bollinger Band on July 12, 2024. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

Tickeron has a positive outlook on this ticker and predicts a further increase by more than 4.00% within the next month with a likelihood of 75%.

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 82, placing this stock slightly better than average.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. PDS’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.841) is normal, around the industry mean (5.410). P/E Ratio (4.685) is within average values for comparable stocks, (24.077). PDS's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is slightly lower than the industry average of (1.206). PDS has a moderately low Dividend Yield (0.000) as compared to the industry average of (0.037). P/S Ratio (0.722) is also within normal values, averaging (1.104).

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

Notable companies

The most notable companies in this group are Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG), Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO).

Industry description

The contract drilling industry includes companies that provide onshore and offshore drilling services to the energy sector. Services are delivered on a contractual or per-fee basis. Customers of this industry include major and independent oil and gas companies. Strong oil demand could potentially boost contract fees. Helmerich & Payne, Inc., Transocean Ltd and Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. are among the major drilling companies in the U.S.

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Contract Drilling Industry is 1.77B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 21.2K to 6.82B. NE holds the highest valuation in this group at 6.82B. The lowest valued company is EXLA at 21.2K.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Contract Drilling Industry was 1%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was 8%, and the average quarterly price growth was 8%. ICD experienced the highest price growth at 21%, while HP experienced the biggest fall at -5%.


The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Contract Drilling Industry was -32%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -68% and the average quarterly volume growth was -38%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 52
P/E Growth Rating: 59
Price Growth Rating: 50
SMR Rating: 78
Profit Risk Rating: 81
Seasonality Score: -21 (-100 ... +100)
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