7 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

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

   
7 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of seven energy services stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

SAExploration Holdings, Inc.’s (SAEX) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. SAExploration is a geophysical services company, provides seismic data acquisition services to the oil and gas industry in North and South America, and Southeast Asia. SAEX also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SAEX stock.

Unit Corporation’s (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. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Cash Flow. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 32.30. To get an in-depth look at UNT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNT stock.

Halliburton Company (HAL) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Halliburton provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The stock price has fallen 7.9% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of HAL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Newpark Resources, Inc.’s (NR) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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 Corporation (IO) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops 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 (NBR) 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. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 263.00. For a full analysis of NBR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Class A (GLF) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. 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 29.70. To get an in-depth look at GLF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GLF stock.

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