4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 29, 2012 9:00 am

4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

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

TGC Industries‘ (NASDAQ:TGE[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. TGC Industries is engaged in the geophysical service business of conducting 3D surveys for clients in the oil and gas business. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Surprise, TGE also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGE stock[3].

FMC Technologies‘ (NYSE:FTI[4]) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). FMC Technologies designs, manufactures, and services systems and products used in offshore, particularly deepwater, exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at FTI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FTI stock[5].

National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV[6]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. National Oilwell Varco is a worldwide provider of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry. For a full analysis of NOV stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

This week, Global Geophysical Services‘s (NYSE:GGS[8]) rating worsens to a F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Global Geophysical Services provides worldwide land, transition zone and shallow marine seismic data acquisition services. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. While the S&P 500 has remained flat over the past month, the stock price has fallen 12.8% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at GGS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GGS 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. TGE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TGE
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TGE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TGE
  4. FTI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FTI
  5. To get an in-depth look at FTI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FTI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FTI
  6. NOV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOV
  7. For a full analysis of NOV stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NOV
  8. GGS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GGS
  9. 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
  10. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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