3 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 24, 2013 10:00 am

3 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of three Energy Services stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Gulfmark Offshore (NYSE:GLF[2]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). GulfMark Offshore provides marine support services to the energy industry. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise, GLF also gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at GLF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLF stock[3].

Ocean Rig UDW Inc.’s (NASDAQ:ORIG[4]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Ocean Rig UDW, Inc. engages in the provision of oilfields services. The company is an offshore drilling contractor that mainly engages in offshore oil and gas exploration, development, and production drilling. Its operations are carried out through the Offshore Drilling Operations segment. The compa… The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Margin Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 97.00. For a full analysis of ORIG stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Heckmann Corp. (NYSE:HEK[6]) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. 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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Margin Growth. As of Jan. 24, 2013, 27.1% of outstanding Heckmann Corp. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HEK stock[7].

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[8].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GLF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLF
  3. 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
  4. ORIG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ORIG
  5. For a full analysis of ORIG stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ORIG
  6. HEK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HEK
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HEK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HEK
  8. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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