6 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 12, 2013 9:30 am

6 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

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”).

Unit Corporation’s (NYSE:UNT[2]) 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 stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 25.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNT stock[3].

This week, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL[4]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Halliburton provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. For a full analysis of HAL stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

The rating of Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE:NR[6]) slips 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. To get an in-depth look at NR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NR stock[7].

This week, ION Geophysical Corporation’s (NYSE:IO[8]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. ION Geophysical provides geophysical technology, services, and solutions for the global oil and gas industry. For a full analysis of IO stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

The rating of Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR[10]) declines this week 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[11].

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Class A (NYSE:GLF[12]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 62.80. To get an in-depth look at GLF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLF 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. UNT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UNT
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=UNT
  4. HAL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HAL
  5. For a full analysis of HAL stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HAL
  6. NR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NR
  7. To get an in-depth look at NR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NR
  8. IO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IO
  9. For a full analysis of IO stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IO
  10. NBR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBR
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBR
  12. GLF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GLF
  13. 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
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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