Why This Energy Company Fell Big

Today, editors Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss Core Labs' big drop on Tuesday. The company slashed third-quarter expectations, citing Baker Hughes' rig count data, which is pointing to fewer land rigs in North America and therefore a reason to expect lower demand. 

Taylor suggests looking at some offshore companies, such as Halliburton and Schlumberger, as an alternative to some of the stresses Core Labs may be facing.

As good as these companies are, though, we've found one energy stock that's an even better bet. It may be The Only Energy Stock You'll Ever Need. You can learn about this incredible operator today, totally free. Click here to access your report.

Joel South owns shares of Schlumberger and Halliburton. Taylor Muckerman has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Halliburton. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Halliburton. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (3)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Compare Brokers

Fool Disclosure

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2043090, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 10/27/2016 1:24:51 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...

Today's Market

updated Moments ago Sponsored by:
DOW 18,203.72 4.39 0.02%
S&P 500 2,138.01 -1.42 -0.07%
NASD 5,228.30 -21.97 -0.42%

Create My Watchlist

Go to My Watchlist

You don't seem to be following any stocks yet!

Better investing starts with a watchlist. Now you can create a personalized watchlist and get immediate access to the personalized information you need to make successful investing decisions.

Data delayed up to 5 minutes

Related Tickers

10/27/2016 1:09 PM
HAL $47.82 Up +0.20 +0.42%
Halliburton CAPS Rating: ****
SLB $80.18 Up +0.16 +0.20%
Schlumberger CAPS Rating: ****