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Portfolio of Oil and Gas Drilling Stocks

Oil drillers drill for oil and natural gas on land and offshore. The amount of business activity for these companies depends on the price of oil and natural gas. As prices rise there is more business activity as new wells are drilled and existing wells are upgraded.

Most drillers are cyclical and their stock prices track the price of oil and natural gas. So it is best to buy them at the beginning of a new price cycle when prices are low.

Here is a table of 18 well-known drilling stocks.

Oil and Gas Drillers Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Yr Price Chart
Atwood Oceanics
Diamond Offshore Drilling
Ensco International
Helmerich & Payne
Nabors Industries
Noble
Ocean Rig UDW
Pacific Drilling
Parker Drilling
Patterson-UTI Energy
Precision Drilling
Rowan Companies
Seadrill
Seadrill Partners LLC
Stone Energy
Tidewater
Transocean
Unit
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Oil and Gas Drillers Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using quarterly closes for from Quandl.

The 15 included in the portfolio computations are: ATW, DO, ESV, HP, NBR, NE, PKD, PTEN, PDS, RDC, SDRL, SGY, TDW, RIG and UNT. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $666.67 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007. The 3 excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data are: ORIG, PACD and SDLP.


Oil and Gas Drillers Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Oil and Gas Drillers Stocks
Start date:
Sep-19-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Sep-19-2017
End value:
$3,330
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Sep-30-2017
$3,330
Maximum value occurred on Jun-30-2008
$14,767
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-66.70%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-75.21%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$3,330
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
-7.48%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
298
Percent profitable returns
36.34%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
522
Percent unprofitable returns
63.66%
Winners to losers ratio
0.57
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