PTEN $7.27 -10.14% (-0.82) unusual options activity for all expirations

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Bullish Patterson Uti Energy, Inc. call option contracts are ones that are bought on or above the market's asking price OR put option contracts that are sold on or less than the market's bid price - expecting a move to the upside.
The opposite applies to bearish trades: put options bought on or above the ask OR call options sold at or below the bid price - expecting a move to the downside.



Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. engages in the provision of onshore contract drilling services to major and independent oil and natural gas operators in the continental United States, Alaska and western and northern Canada. It operates through the following segments: Contract Drilling, Pressure Pumping Services and Oil and Natural Gas Properties. The Contract Drilling segment markets its services to major and independent oil and natural gas operators. The Pressure Pumping segment provides pressure pumping services to oil and natural gas operators primarily in Texas and the Appalachian Basin. The Oil and Natural Gas segment owns and invests in oil and natural gas assets as a non-operating working interest owner. The company was founded by Cloyce A...

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How To Trade PTEN Unusual Options Activity There are many ways to interpret UOA. Some common strategies include looking at the strike prices and comparing them to the current stock price for Patterson Uti Energy, Inc.. A bullish signal can be intrerpreted if you notice a large amount of contracts traded for strikes that are considered out of the money and expiring in the near future. You can then compare the overall volume for that strike to the open interest at the beginning of the day. A larger volume of option contracts traded compared to the open interest would mean this is a new position that is being opened.


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