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4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

TS, DRQ, HOS, HLX 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”).

Tenaris S.A. Sponsored ADR (TS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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.

This week, Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ) drops from a C to a D rating. 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 currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 25.40. For a full analysis of DRQ stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (HOS) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). 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. As of June 26, 2014, 14.1% of outstanding Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HOS stock.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. 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.

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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