5 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | July 20, 2012 11:03 am

5 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

The ratings of five Energy Services stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This is a rough week for Precision Drilling (NYSE:PDS[2]). The company’s rating falls to F (“strong sell”) from the previous week’s D (“sell”). Precision Drilling Trust is an integrated oilfield drilling and energy service company providing services to the oil and gas industry. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Cash Flow, PDS also gets an F. For a full analysis of PDS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

The rating of Global Geophysical Services (NYSE:GGS[4]) falls to F this week from last week’s D. Global Geophysical Services provides an integrated suite of seismic data solutions to the global oil and gas industry. The stock also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Cash Flow. GGS shares have decreased 12.9% since last month, worse than the S&P 500′s 0.8% increase for the same period. To get an in-depth look at GGS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GGS stock[5].

Tesco (NASDAQ:TESO[6]) earns a D (“sell”) this week, falling from last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Tesco designs, manufactures, and delivers technology-based solutions for the upstream energy industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TESO stock[7].

The rating of Unit Corp. (NYSE:UNT[8]) declines this week from a D to an F. Unit is a contract drilling company that engages in land drilling of natural gas and oil wells. The stock also rates an F in Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at UNT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNT stock[9].

Matrix Service (NASDAQ:MTRX[10]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Matrix Service provides specialized on-site maintenance and construction services for petroleum refining and storage facilities, as well as water storage facilities for the private industry sector. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTRX stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. PDS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PDS
  3. For a full analysis of PDS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PDS
  4. GGS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GGS
  5. To get an in-depth look at GGS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GGS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GGS
  6. TESO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TESO
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TESO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TESO
  8. UNT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UNT
  9. To get an in-depth look at UNT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UNT
  10. MTRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTRX
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTRX
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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