Key Energy Services, Inc.

  • A Look at Three Post-Earning Decliners: Are Any Presenting Value?

    By Brian Nichols - April 30, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, CRUS, KEG

    After a big post-earnings decline, our natural reaction is to ‘sell”. However, these losses often present value, and in this piece I am looking at three stocks that saw declines on Friday to determine any potential upside.

    A Validation of Weak Industry Performance

    Key Energy Services (NYSE: KEG) saw massive losses of 16.78% after the company missed badly after reporting earnings. The problem with Key Energy’s earnings weren more »

  • The Case for Buying Stock in Oilfield Services

    By David Gould - December 6, 2012 | Tickers: CJES, KEG, NOV

    If you are bullish on natural gas, it makes sense to buy the industry suppliers… especially at today's multiples. Oilfield service companies are trading at a historical low for such promising growth ahead. While the US pressure pumping business is, fittingly, under pressure and margins are narrow from excess capacity in oil basins, this headwind has been overblown. Below, I review three stocks and my outlook on their futures more »

  • 5 Stocks Billionaire Wilbur Ross is Betting On

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - November 17, 2012 | Tickers: AGO, BKU, KEG, UAL

    Wilbur Ross, the manager of WL Ross & Co., is one of the financial world's most renowned experts on the subjects of bankruptcy and restructuring, and was dubbed the 'King of Bankruptcy' by Forbes more than a decade ago. Though he has the characteristics of a value investor, Ross specializes in distressed asset scenarios. In the height of the financial crisis, Ross teamed up with Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) to buy more »

  • An Insider Bought This Oilfield Services Company

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - November 13, 2012 | Tickers: BAS, HAL, KEG, NBR, SLB

    According to a filing with the SEC, Board member Thomas Moore Jr. bought 12,000 shares of Basic Energy Services (NYSE: BAS) on Nov. 8 at an average price of $9.35. This brought Moore’s direct holdings of the stock to a total of 104,000 shares; a trust in his family’s name owns an additional 17,000 shares. Moore has been a frequent buyer of the stock more »

  • Oil Service Operators Speak on the North American Onshore

    By Eric Fox - August 15, 2012 | Tickers: BAS, CJES, HP, KEG, PTEN

    The North American drilling cycle is an important determinant to earnings in the energy sector and the level and trend of this cycle should be monitored by investors that are active in this sector.  One method of keeping current is through a review of earnings releases and conference calls as oil service operators typically make extensive commentary on business trends in their respective service areas.

    Soft Demand

    Helmerich & Payne (NYSE: HPmore »)