3 Energy Services Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 14, 2013 2:00 pm

3 Energy Services Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of three Energy Services stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Geospace Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:GEOS[2]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Shares of GEOS have increased 17.3% over the past month, better than the 2.2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEOS stock[3].

PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHIIK[4]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. PHI provides helicopter transportation and related services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PHIIK stock[5].

This is a strong week for Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN[6]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Patterson-UTI provides land-based drilling services to major and independent oil and natural gas companies. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 25% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 9.60. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PTEN stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GEOS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEOS
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GEOS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GEOS
  4. PHIIK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PHIIK
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PHIIK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PHIIK
  6. PTEN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PTEN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PTEN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PTEN
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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