Today's table shows the 25 stocks that are the components of the Market Vectors Oil Services
Chart Courtesy of Thomson / Reuters
The oil services stocks slipped on Wednesday after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that crude oil inventories rose to the highest level since 1990. Crude inventories rose 2.71 million barrels in the week ending March 29 to more that 388 million barrels.
The price of a barrel of Nymex Crude Oil fell by $2.40 to $94.46 closing just below the 50-day SMA at $94.64. My weekly value level is $31.20 with monthly and annual risky levels at $98.93 and $115.23.
Today the oils-energy sector is 5.4% overvalued according to www.ValuEngine.com with the oil & gas field services industry 3.6% overvalued, the oil & gas drilling industry 1.7% overvalued and the oil field machine & equipment industry 3.9% overvalued.
VE Rating: Tenaris
Last 12-Month Return (%): 12 oil services stocks declined over the last 12 months with Weatherford
Forecast 1-Year Return: The biggest potential loser is Tidewater with a projected loss of 7.6% over the next 12 months. The projected winners are expected to be up only slightly between 0.5% and 4.7%.
12 Month Trailing P/E Ratios: P/E ratios range from 10.1 for Oil States to 28.7 for Core Labs
200-Day Simple Moving Averages: We began the week with only two oil services stocks below their 200-day SMAs. The reversion to the mean spread to four additional names this week. Those below are; Diamond Offshore
Here's how to use the Value Levels and Risky Levels for stocks in today's table:
Value Level: is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to buy on weakness. The letters mean; W-Weekly, M-Monthly, Q-Quarterly, S-Semiannual and A- Annual.
Pivot: A level between a value level and risky level that should be a magnet during the time frame noted.
Risky Level: is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to sell on strength.
The author has no positions in the stocks mentioned today.
This article was written by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
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