The grades of five energy services stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc.’s (SYMX) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Synthesis Energy Systems designs, invests in, builds, owns, and operates utility plants for industrial customers. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, SYMX also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYMX stock.
This is a strong week for Exterran Partners, L.P. (EXLP). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Exterran Partners offers natural gas compression services. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXLP stock.
Parker Drilling Company (PKD) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Parker Drilling provides contract drilling and related services. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock.
The rating of CARBO Ceramics (CRR) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. CARBO Ceramics manufactures and supplies resin-coated ceramic and resin-coated sand proppants primarily used in the hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil wells in the United States and internationally. With a price of $128.18, it is above the 50-day moving average of $118.25. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRR stock.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Helmerich & Payne provides contract drilling of oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico and South America. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.5%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HP stock.
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.