4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 27, 2012 3:00 pm

4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of four Energy Services stocks on Portfolio Grader[1] are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Precision Drilling‘s (NYSE:PDS[2]) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Precision Drilling Trust is an integrated oilfield drilling and energy service company providing services to the oil and gas industry. PDS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Cash Flow. Over the last month, shares of PDS have dropped 3.6%. This is worse than the S&P 500′s 1.6% increase for the same period. For a full analysis of PDS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

This week, Gulfmark Offshore (NYSE:GLF[4]) drops from a D to a F rating. GulfMark Offshore provides marine support services to the energy industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 8.8% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at GLF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLF stock[5].

The rating of Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD[6]) declines this week from a D to a F. Parker Drilling provides contract drilling and related services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. The price of PKD fell 2.9% from a month ago. For a full analysis of PKD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Heckmann Corp. (NYSE:HEK[8]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Heckmann Corporation was incorporated in Delaware on May 29, 2007. It completed an initial public offering on November 16, 2007. It has two operating segments: Domestic Segment and International Segment. The stock also gets an F in Cash Flow. As of Sept. 27, 2012, 22.7% of outstanding Heckmann Corp. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HEK stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[10].

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. GLF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLF
  5. To get an in-depth look at GLF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLF
  6. PKD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PKD
  7. For a full analysis of PKD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PKD
  8. HEK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HEK
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HEK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HEK
  10. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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