5 Energy Services Stocks to Buy Now

EXLP, SYMX, PKD, CRR, HP improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Energy Services Stocks to Buy Now

This week, five energy services stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Exterran Partners, L.P. (EXLP) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). 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 week, Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc.’s (SYMX) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Synthesis Energy Systems designs, invests in, builds, owns, and operates utility plants for industrial customers. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, up 518.1% from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYMX stock.

Parker Drilling Company (PKD) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Parker Drilling provides contract drilling and related services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock.

CARBO Ceramics (CRR) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. 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. 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. At present, 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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