by Portfolio Grader | January 31, 2013 11:00 am
The grades of five Energy Services stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
C&J Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:CJES) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Sales Growth, CJES also gets A’s. Shares of CJES have increased 8.7% over the past month, better than the 5.3% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 6.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CJES stock.
The rating of Natural Gas Services Group (NYSE:NGS) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Natural Gas Services Group manufactures, sells, and rents gas compression and low emissions flare systems. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 12% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NGS stock.
This is a strong week for Compressco Partners (NASDAQ:GSJK). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Compressco provides wellhead compression-based production enhancement services to natural gas and oil exploration and production companies. Investors have pushed the stock price up 14.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GSJK stock.
Bolt Technology (NASDAQ:BOLT) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Bolt Technology engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of marine seismic data acquisition equipment and underwater remotely operated robotic vehicles worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BOLT stock.
RPC Inc. (NYSE:RES) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. RPC provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to independent and major oilfield companies. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 16.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RES stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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