by Portfolio Grader | June 26, 2014 9:00 am
The grades of five energy services stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Exterran Partners, L.P. (EXLP) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Exterran Partners offers natural gas compression services. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Margin Growth, EXLP also gets an A. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXLP stock.
This is a strong week for Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SYMX). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Synthesis Energy Systems designs, invests in, builds, owns, and operates utility plants for industrial customers. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYMX stock.
This week, Parker Drilling Company’s (PKD) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Parker Drilling provides contract drilling and related services. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock.
This week, CARBO Ceramics (CRR) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRR stock.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. 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 2.8%. 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.
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