Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. ( HOS ) saw a big move last session, as the company's shares fell by nearly 8 % on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent trend of the company, as HOS is now trading within the volatile price range of $38.1to $41.7 in the past one-month time frame.EXTERRAN HLDGS (EXH): Free Stock Analysis ReportFLOTEK INDU INC (FTK): Free Stock Analysis ReportHORNBECK OFFSHR (HOS): Free Stock Analysis ReportUNIT CORP (UNT): Free Stock Analysis ReportTo read this article on Zacks.com click here.Zacks Investment Research
This slump shouldn't be too much of a surprise to investors, as this oil field services provider has seen 3 negative revisions in the past few weeks and its current year earnings consensus has moved lower over the last 30 days. This suggests there may be more trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent slump will continue, as the earnings picture definitely suggests that this might be the case.
HOS currently has a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).
Some better-ranked stocks in the Oil-Field Services include Flotek Industries Inc. ( FTK ), Unit Corporation ( UNT ) and Exterran Holdings, Inc. ( EXH ). All these carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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