Why Quicksilver Resources (KWK) Stock Is Down Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Quicksilver Resources (KWK) was fall -20.78% to $1.41 Tuesday after missing analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the second quarter.

For the second quarter Quicksilver Resources reported a loss of -7 cents a share, missing the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of a loss of -6 cents by 1 cent. Revenue fell -9.3% from the year-ago quarter to $107 million. Analysts expected revenue of $109.1 million for the quarter.

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TheStreet Ratings team rates QUICKSILVER RESOURCES INC as a Sell with a ratings score of D. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate QUICKSILVER RESOURCES INC (KWK) a SELL. This is driven by a few notable weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share."

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