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Oil Services Stocks: 12 Holds, 1 Sell

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- So far in 2013, crude oil has formed a trading range between its Jan. 31 high at $98.24 and its April 18 low at $85.61. As a result of this range-bound trading the oils-energy sector became the cheapest of the 15 overvalued sectors, being overvalued by 6.2%.

Back on April 4, I wrote, Oil Services Stocks: Hold 'Em or Fold 'Em? In this post, I profile the 25 stocks in the Market Vectors Oil Services (OIH) ETF. OIH has also set a trading range down from $45.12 on Feb. 14 to $39.42 on April 17. Today I profile updates for 13 of the oils services stocks. Each of these stocks still have the same ratings as on April 4 -- 12 rated hold and one rated sell.

The daily chart for Nymex Crude Oil ($93.11) shows declining momentum with the 21-day, 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages (SMA) at $92.89, $93.16 and $92.14. My monthly and quarterly value levels lag at $88.34 and $79.66, with a weekly pivot at $93.82 and annual risky level at $115.23.



Chart Courtesy of Thomson/Reuters

The stock market continues to trade higher, despite the ValuEngine Valuation Warning, which intensified this morning. Today we show that 70.9% of all stocks are overvalued and that 32.4% are overvalued by 20% or more. The yield on the 30-Year U.S. Treasury bond is up 10 basis points so far this week, to 3.191%.

Reading the Table

OV / UN Valued -- The stocks with a red number are undervalued by this percentage. Those with a black number are overvalued by that percentage according to ValuEngine.

VE Rating -- A "1-Engine" rating is a strong sell, a "2-Engine" rating is a sell, a "3-Engine" rating is a hold, a "4-Engine" rating is a buy and a "5-Engine" rating is a strong buy.

Last 12-Month Return (%) -- Stocks with a red number declined by that percentage over the last 12 months. Stocks with a black number increased by that percentage.

Forecast 1-Year Return -- Stocks with a red number are projected to decline by that percentage over the next 12 months. Stocks with a black number in the Table are projected to move higher by that percentage over the next 12 months.

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: This is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to sell on strength.

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BHI $54.72 1.80%
CAM $65.00 2.83%
DO $24.29 5.47%
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