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Worst Oilfield Services Growth Stocks with Respect to the Market

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Worst oilfield services’ stock prices

In this article, we’ll see how the five worst oilfield equipment and services (or OFS) stocks by expected earnings growth in 4Q17 have performed in the market. Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock price has fallen 16.0% through December 29, 2017, in the past year.

U.S. Silica Holdings’ (SLCA) stock price decreased 43.0% during the same period. Oceaneering International’s (OII) stock price was relatively resilient, falling 25% in the past one-year period through December 29, 2017.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) stock price decrease was one of the steepest. FMSA fell 56.0% during the past one-year period until December 29, 2017.

Schlumberger (SLB) posted returns of -20.0% in the past year. SLB comprises 6.0% of the iShares US Energy ETF (IYE). IYE has increased 6.0% since September 29, 2017.

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The latest on the oilfield services industry

You can read more about the drivers of the large market cap OFS companies like Schlumberger and National Oilwell Varco in Market Realist’s Oilfield Services after 3Q17: SLB, HAL, BHGE, and NOV.

You can review oilfield services industries’ best and worst returns in Market Realist’s Top 5 OFS Companies Based on 2017 Returns and The 5 Worst Oilfield Companies by Year-to-Date Returns.

Next, we’ll discuss investors’ short interests in the top OFS stocks by expected earnings per share growth in 4Q17.

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