Parker Reports Loss For Quarter
Thursday, September 02, 1999
Parker Drilling Company reported unaudited revenue of $105 million and a net loss of $7.7 million or a $.10 loss per diluted share for the three months ended November 30, 1998.
The prior year's results for the same quarter reflect total revenue of $109.9 million and net income of $10.7 million or $.14 per diluted share.
"The industry continues to experience the effects of the most dramatic drop in energy prices since the 1980s," said Robert L. Parker Jr., president and CEO. "Parker's strategy is to curtail costs and concentrate our marketing efforts in areas showing greatest potential," he added.