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Jan 07, 2015 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Drilling industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.Unit Corp ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.6. Seadrill is next with a a current ratio of 0.9. Patterson-UTI Energy ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.3.
Noble follows with a a current ratio of 1.6, and Vantage Drilling rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.6.
SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Vantage Drilling on September 15th, 2014 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $1.66. Since that call, shares of Vantage Drilling have fallen 73.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.
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