Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The oil and gas company reported ($0.25) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.24) by $0.01, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Tesco Corporation had a negative net margin of 55.00% and a negative return on equity of 18.65%. The firm had revenue of $40.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $41.01 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.39) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 19.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Shares of Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ TESO) opened at 4.40 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $4.32 and its 200-day moving average is $6.45. The stock’s market cap is $205.57 million. Tesco Corporation has a 1-year low of $3.70 and a 1-year high of $9.65.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Cowen and Company cut their price objective on shares of Tesco Corporation from $9.00 to $6.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a report on Monday, June 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Tesco Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 13th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities cut their target price on shares of Tesco Corporation from $9.00 to $6.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $7.00.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TESO. Royce & Associates LP increased its position in Tesco Corporation by 32.5% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 877,196 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $3,904,000 after buying an additional 215,400 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL acquired a new position in Tesco Corporation during the second quarter valued at $105,000. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in Tesco Corporation during the second quarter valued at $2,193,000. Legal & General Group Plc increased its position in Tesco Corporation by 8.9% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 85,977 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $382,000 after buying an additional 6,991 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in Tesco Corporation by 7.1% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 643,469 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $2,864,000 after buying an additional 42,690 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.66% of the company’s stock.

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Tesco Corporation Company Profile

Tesco Corporation is a provider of technology-based solutions for drilling, servicing and completion of wells for the upstream energy industry. The Company’s operations consist of top drives and automated pipe handling equipment sales and rentals; aftermarket sales and services, and tubular services, including related products and accessories sales.

Earnings History for Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO)

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