NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The technical patterns for stocks of companies in the oil-services industry are largely negative, even though eight of the 10 oil-service companies profiled here beat analysts' earnings-per-share estimates for the second quarter.
Six of the stocks have double-digit gains year to date, and four have double-digit losses.
Before profiling the specific stocks, let’s take a look at the daily chart for the front- month Nymex crude oil contract.
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