17 Energy Equipment & Services Stocks to Sell Now

This week, 17 Energy Equipment & Services stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ) declines this week from a C to a D. Dril-Quip, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services offshore drilling and production equipment to be used in deepwater, harsh environment, and severe service applications. The company also gets F’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRQ stock.

Halliburton Company (HAL) slips from a C to a D this week. Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HAL stock.

This week, Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) drops from a D to a F rating. Oil States International, Inc. provides specialty products and services to oil and gas drilling and production companies. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, earnings growth, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OIS stock.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.’s (SLCA) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. engages in the mining, processing, and sale of commercial silica in the United States. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLCA stock.

Rowan Cos. Plc Class A (RDC) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Rowan Cos. Plc Class A provides contract drilling services internationally and domestically. The company also gets F’s in operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings momentum, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RDC stock.

This is a rough week for CARBO Ceramics Inc. (CRR). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. CARBO Ceramics Inc. 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. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings momentum, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRR stock.

This week, Ensco plc’s (ESV) rating worsens to a F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Ensco plc is an international offshore contract drilling company. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ESV stock.

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. provides land-based drilling services to major and independent oil and natural gas companies. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings momentum, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PTEN stock.

RPC, Inc. (RES) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. RPC, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to independent and major oilfield companies. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RES stock.

Slipping from a D to a F rating, Unit Corporation (UNT) takes a hit this week. Unit Corporation is a contract drilling company that engages in land drilling of natural gas and oil wells. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings momentum, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNT stock.

Noble Corporation plc (NE) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Noble Corporation plc is an offshore drilling contractor, engineer, and consultant for the oil and gas industry. The company also gets F’s in operating margin growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NE stock.

This is a rough week for Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Nabors Industries Ltd. conducts oil, gas, and geothermal land drilling operations worldwide. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBR stock.

CHC Group Ltd. (HELI) slips from a D to a F this week. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HELI stock.

Aspen Aerogels Inc (ASPN) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. The company also gets F’s in earnings revisions, earnings momentum, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASPN stock.

This week, Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) drops from a D to a F rating. The company also gets F’s in earnings surprise and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SDLP stock.

Parker Drilling Company (PKD) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Parker Drilling Company provides contract drilling and related services. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PKD stock.

North American Energy Partners Inc. (NOA) declines this week from a D to a F. North American Energy Partners Inc. is a resource services provider to oil and natural gas, and other natural resource companies, with a primary focus in the Canadian oil sands. The company also gets F’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NOA stock.

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