Superior Energy (SPN) Gets a Buy Rating from Raymond James

Raymond James analyst Marshall Adkins reiterated a Buy rating on Superior Energy (SPN) on January 4 and set a price target of $6. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $3.74, close to its 52-week low of $2.87.

According to, Adkins has currently no stars on a ranking scale of 0-5 stars, with an average return of -11.2% and a 32.2% success rate. Adkins covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Ncs Multistage Holdings Inc, Compressco Partners LP, and Tetra Technologies.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Superior Energy is a Hold with an average price target of $8, an 113.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on December 31, Piper Jaffray also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $5 price target.


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Based on Superior Energy’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $21.82 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $8.59 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 24 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of SPN in relation to earlier this year.

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Superior Energy Services, Inc. engages in the provision of oilfield services and equipment. It operates through the following business segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment provides downhole drilling tools and surface rentals.