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.’s (EXLP) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYMX stock.
Parker Drilling Company (PKD) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Parker Drilling provides contract drilling and related services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock.
CARBO Ceramics (CRR) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRR stock.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. 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.