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6 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

UNT, HAL, NR, IO, NBR, GLF slump in weekly rankings

   

For the current week, the overall ratings of six Energy Services stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Unit Corp.’s (NYSE:UNT) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Unit is a contract drilling company that engages in land drilling of natural gas and oil wells. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Cash Flow, UNT also gets F’s. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 203.00. For a full analysis of UNT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Halliburton provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. To get an in-depth look at HAL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAL stock.

Newpark Resources (NYSE:NR) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Newpark Resources provides environmental services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, primarily in the Gulf Coast market. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NR stock.

ION Geophysical (NYSE:IO) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. ION Geophysical provides geophysical technology, services, and solutions for the global oil and gas industry. To get an in-depth look at IO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IO stock.

The rating of Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) slips from a D to an F. Nabors Industries conducts oil, gas, and geothermal land drilling operations worldwide. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBR stock.

The rating of Gulfmark Offshore (NYSE:GLF) declines this week from a D to an F. GulfMark Offshore provides marine support services to the energy industry. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 61.40. For a full analysis of GLF stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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