6 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 14, 2013 9:00 am

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

Seadrill’s (NYSE:SDRL[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Seadrill is an offshore drilling contractor that provides drilling and well services to the offshore industry. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow, SDRL also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SDRL stock[3].

Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE:PACD[4]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 130.10. For a full analysis of PACD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Tidewater (NYSE:TDW[6]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Tidewater provides offshore service vessels and marine support services to the global offshore energy industry. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at TDW, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDW stock[7].

Tenaris (NYSE:TS[8]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Tenaris manufactures and supplies steel pipe products and related services for the world’s energy industry. For a full analysis of TS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD[10]) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Parker Drilling provides contract drilling and related services. The stock gets F’s in Cash Flow and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at PKD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock[11].

Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE[12]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Noble is an offshore drilling contractor, engineer, and consultant for the oil and gas industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NE stock[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SDRL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SDRL
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SDRL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SDRL
  4. PACD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PACD
  5. For a full analysis of PACD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PACD
  6. TDW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TDW
  7. To get an in-depth look at TDW, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TDW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TDW
  8. TS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TS
  9. For a full analysis of TS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TS
  10. PKD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PKD
  11. To get an in-depth look at PKD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PKD
  12. NE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NE
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NE
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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