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How to buy Independence Contract Drilling stock

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Independence Contract Drilling, Inc is an oil & gas drilling business based in the US. Independence Contract Drilling shares (ICD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Independence Contract Drilling employs 300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Independence Contract Drilling share price

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Independence Contract Drilling shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$2.12 - $7.90
50-day moving average $3.73
200-day moving average $3.73
Wall St. target price$3.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.42

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Is it a good time to buy Independence Contract Drilling stock?

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Is Independence Contract Drilling under- or over-valued?

Valuing Independence Contract Drilling stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Independence Contract Drilling's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Independence Contract Drilling's EBITDA

Independence Contract Drilling's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Independence Contract Drilling's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Independence Contract Drilling financials

Revenue TTM $83.4 million
Gross profit TTM $18.1 million
Return on assets TTM -5.29%
Return on equity TTM -33.4%
Profit margin -115.85%
Book value $40.26
Market capitalisation $24.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Independence Contract Drilling shares

There are currently 276,964 Independence Contract Drilling shares held short by investors – that's known as Independence Contract Drilling's "short interest". This figure is 242.7% up from 80,825 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Independence Contract Drilling shares can be evaluated.

Independence Contract Drilling's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Independence Contract Drilling's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Independence Contract Drilling shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Independence Contract Drilling shares traded daily (recently around 196428.36879433). Independence Contract Drilling's SIR currently stands at 1.41. In other words for every 100,000 Independence Contract Drilling shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1410 shares are currently held short.

However Independence Contract Drilling's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Independence Contract Drilling shares, or, against the total number of tradable Independence Contract Drilling shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Independence Contract Drilling's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Independence Contract Drilling shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0433% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Independence Contract Drilling shares, roughly 43 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Independence Contract Drilling.

Find out more about how you can short Independence Contract Drilling stock.

Independence Contract Drilling share dividends

We're not expecting Independence Contract Drilling to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Independence Contract Drilling's shares ever split?

Independence Contract Drilling's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 11 March 2020. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Independence Contract Drilling shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Independence Contract Drilling shares which in turn could have impacted Independence Contract Drilling's share price.

Independence Contract Drilling share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Independence Contract Drilling's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.12 up to $7.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Independence Contract Drilling's is 7.0072. This would suggest that Independence Contract Drilling's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Independence Contract Drilling overview

Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. provides land-based contract drilling services for oil and natural gas producers in the United States. The company constructs, owns, and operates a fleet of pad-optimal ShaleDriller rigs that are engineered and designed to accelerate its clients' production profiles and cash flows from their technically demanding and economically impactful oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin, the Haynesville Shale, and the Eagle Ford Shale. Its fleet consists of 29 rigs. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. .

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