Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)
Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides oilfield services and equipment. It offers drilling, completion and production-related services worldwide through drilling products and well intervention services and tools. The company operates its business through the following segments: Drilling Products and Services, Onshore Completion and Workover Services, Production Services and Technical Solutions. The Drilling Products and Services segment provides downhole drilling tools and surface rentals. Its downhole drilling tools include rentals of tubulars, such as primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubular, stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars and hole openers. This segment's surface rentals include rentals of temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories. The Onshore Completion and Workover Services segment offers pressure pumping, fluid handling and workover services. Its fluid handling services are used to move, store and dispose fluids that are involved in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas reservoirs. This segment's workover services include installations, completions and sidetracking of wells. The Production Services segment provides intervention services and pressure-control tools. Its intervention services include coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, production testing and optimization and remedial pumping services. This segment's pressure-control tools are used to manage and control pressure of oil and gas well, including blowout preventers, choke manifolds, fracturing flow back trees and downhole valves. Superior Energy Services was founded by Terence E. Hall in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
For many of us, we grew up watching Disney cartoons - Mickey Mouse, Lion King, Snow White and the list goes on. Walt Disney produced its first cartoon in 1923, titled Alice’s Wonderland, and since then, the company grew from a humble cartoon studio into one of the largest media conglomerates in the world, with a market capitalisation of US$157B.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
With the valuations of ASX-listed companies looking increasingly stretched, it’s more important than ever to use Skaffold’s filters to flag which stocks to avoid in 2014. The filters built into Skaffold stock research software help to remove stocks from your radar that aren’t regarded as investment grade – which by Skaffold’s measure is limited to stocks with an A1, A2 or B1 and B2 rating of balance sheet quality and business performance.
Removing ratings that don’t make the grade culls the stocks you should be seriously looking at down to around 160, which is only 10% of the 1,770 ASX-listed entities rated and evaluated by Skaffold’s automated algorithms.
Remember, even good stocks can and do lose their investment grade status for a myriad reasons, which surface following the release of interim and full year results.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
While often overlooked by investors when analysing fundamentals, there’s no better insight into what’s left for you as a shareholder in a business once it’s paid all its bills than an analysis of cash flow. When it comes to assessing the investment quality of a company's cash flow, you should be attracted to those with sufficient money in the bank to fund their operations and produce an ongoing Funding Surplus. The greater a company’s Funding Surplus the more likely it is to avoid excessive borrowing, expand its business, pay dividends and withstand any economic downturns.
You need to be wary of well-known large-caps with unhealthy cash positions which may still attract uninformed investors due to their size. High profile stocks with large debt and poor cash flow – which contributes to poor Skaffold Scores - include: Sonic Healthcare (SHL), Seven Group Holdings (SVW), James Hardie Industries (JHX), Toll Holdings (TOL), Oil Search (OSH), Woodside Petroleum (WPL), Leighton Holdings (LEI), Asciano (AIO), Duet Group (DUE), Tabcorp Holdings (TAH), Transurban (TCL), Brambles (BXB), Origin Energy (ORG), SP AusNet (SPN), APA Group (APA) and Sydney Airport Holdings (SYD).
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Last week on our Facebook page we asked a question… Which stocks are on your 2013 watch list? You said media (we picked out News Corp (NWS) and Ten Network (TEN)), CSL Limited (CSL), Iluka Resources (ILU), QBE Insurance (QBE), Woodside Petroleum (WPL), Origin Energy (ORG), Cedar Woods Properties (CWP), LogiCamms (LCM), InvoCare (IVC), Amalgamated Holdings (AHD), GUD Holdings (GUD), DEXUS Property Group (DXS) and SP AusNet (SPN). This morning we logged into Skaffold and created a portfolio of your 14 stocks.
Monday, July 02, 2012
More than 50% of the companies listed on the ASX will report their full-year results next month. You can review your portfolio by checking the cash position of the ones you hold and removing those that don’t display high-quality economics. Skaffold has put together a list of large, well-known companies with unhealthy cash positions. Despite having market caps of at least $2 billion, their generally high debt and poor cash flow contribute to Skaffold Scores of B4, B5, C1, C2, C3, C4 or C5.