4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

TS, HLX, DRQ, HOS slump in weekly rankings


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

This week, Tenaris S.A. Sponsored ADR (TS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Tenaris manufactures and supplies steel pipe products and related services for the world’s energy industry. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, TS also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TS stock.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc.’s (HLX) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Helix Energy Solutions is a marine contractor and operator of offshore oil and gas properties and production facilities. The stock gets F’s in Cash Flow and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at HLX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HLX stock.

Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Dril-Quip designs, manufactures, sells, and services offshore drilling and production equipment to be used in deepwater, harsh environment, and severe service applications. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 27.00. For a full analysis of DRQ stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (HOS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Hornbeck Offshore Services provides marine transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Cash Flow. The stock price has fallen 6.2% over the past month, worse than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at HOS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HOS 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.

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