Analysts rate Trican Well Service Ltd.(TCW:TSX) with a Strong Buy rating and a $5 target

by: Gillian Lawrence
Trican Well Service Ltd.

Analysts rate Trican Well Service Ltd. with a consensus Strong Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $5.05 per share.

Based on the Trican Well Service Ltd. stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for Trican Well Service Ltd. is CAD 5.05 over the next 12 months. Trican Well Service Ltd.’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Trican Well Service Ltd. is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 4 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Trican Well Service Ltd.’s stock price was CAD 3.65Trican Well Service Ltd.’s stock price has changed by +0.55% over the past week, +7.67% over the past month and +50.21% over the last year.

About Trican Well Service Ltd. (TCW:CA:TSX)

Trican Well Service Ltd., an equipment services company, provides various specialized products, equipment, services, and technology for use in the drilling, completion, stimulation, and reworking of oil and gas wells in Canada. The company offers cementing solutions, including pre-flushes and spacers, cement plugs, lost circulation, cement design, and laboratory solutions, as well as surface, intermediate, production, liner, horizontal, and remedial/squeeze cementing services; and cement pumpers, bulk equipment, and cement auxiliary equipment. It also provides reservoir solutions, such as exploration, production analysis, and simulation and modeling services; and coiled tubing solutions comprising coiled tubing fracturing and acidizing, specially designed tools, in-house engineering, well cleanouts, milling, high pressure jetting, e-coil, nitrogen gas lifting, and production enhancement, as well as equipment and tools. In addition, the company offers acidizing and production enhancement services that include production and injection well enhancement services, and equipment; well intervention tools; and fracturing solutions and equipment. Trican Well Service Ltd. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

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