ITEM 5. MARKET FOR REGISTRANT’S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED STOCKHOLDER MATTERS AND ISSUER PURCHASES OF EQUITY SECURITIES
Market and Share Prices
Our common stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “KEG.” As of February 15, 2018, there were 94 registered holders of 20,217,661 issued and outstanding shares of common stock. This number of registered holders does not include holders that have shares of common stock held for them in “street name,” meaning that the shares are held for their accounts by a broker or other nominee. In these instances, the brokers or other nominees are included in the number of registered holders, but the underlying holders of the common stock that have shares held in “street name” are not. The following table sets forth the reported high and low closing price of our common stock for the periods indicated:
Year Ended December 31, 2017
Year Ended December 31, 2016
1st Quarter (Predecessor Company)
2nd Quarter (Predecessor Company)
3rd Quarter (Predecessor Company)
4th Quarter (Predecessor Company until December 15, 2016)
4th Quarter (Successor Company from and after December 16, 2016)
The following Performance Graph and related information shall not be deemed “soliciting material” or to be “filed” with the SEC, nor shall such information be incorporated by reference into any future filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except to the extent that we specifically incorporate it by reference into such filing.
The following performance graph compares the performance of our common stock to the PHLX Oil Service Sector Index, the Russell 2000 Index and our peer group as established by management. Our peer group consists of the following companies: Archrock, Inc., Basic Energy Services, Inc., C & J Energy Services, Inc., Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., Oceaneering International Inc., Oil States International Inc., Patterson UTI Energy Inc., Pioneer Energy Services Corp., RPC, Inc., and Superior Energy Services, Inc. Seventy Seven Energy was formerly in our peer group, however, they were acquired by Patterson UTI Energy Inc. in 2017.
The graph below compares the cumulative total stockholder return on the Successor Company’s common stock from December 16, 2016, the date such common stock was listed on the NYSE, through December 31, 2017. The graph assumes $100 invested on December 16, 2016 in our common stock and $100 invested on each such date in each of the PHLX Oil Service Sector Index, the Russell 2000 Index and our peer group, with dividends reinvested.