NES, WTTR: The Deal That Has Penny Stock Nuverra Environmental Solutions Skyrocketing Today

Nuverra Environmental (NYSEAMERICAN:NES) stock is surging higher on Monday following news of a massive deal with Select Energy Services (NYSE:WTTR).

Two business men shaking hands in a sunny setting representing the deal between NES stock and WTTR.

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This deal will have Select Energy Services acquiring Nuverra Environmental. The total value comes to $45 million, which includes WTTR assuming roughly $20 million in long-term debt.

According to a press release, the deal will have Select Energy Services offering up shares of its stock in exchange for all outstanding shares of NES stock. This will have NES shareholders receiving 4.2 million shares of WTTR stock.

John Schmitz, chairman, president and CEO of Select Energy Services, said the following about the deal sending NES stock higher today.

“The Nuverra acquisition will strengthen our geographic footprint with a unique set of water logistics and infrastructure assets, particularly in the Bakken, Haynesville and Northeast, while continuing to expand our production related revenues.”

It’s also worth highlighting that Select Energy Services won’t likely run into any opposition to its deal. Both companies’ Boards of Directors have already given it their unanimous support. Also, an agreement has been reached with a group representing 85% of NES shareholders to vote in favor of the deal. That means it’ll only need approval from regulators before it can close.

News of the acquisition has NES stock experiencing heavy trading today. As of this writing, some 37 million shares of the stock have changed hands. That’s quite the increase over its daily average trading volume of about 25,000 shares.

NES stock is up 109.4% as of Monday morning.

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