Superior Energy Services
Superior Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: SPN) provides a range of services and products to the energy industry related to the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. The company’s segments include Drilling Products and Services, which rents and sells bottom hole assemblies, drill pipe, tubulars and specialized equipment for use with onshore and offshore oil and gas well drilling, production and workover activities.
The Onshore Completion and Workover Services provides pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells, fluid handling services and well-servicing rigs that provide a range of well completion and maintenance services.
Lastly, Production Services provides intervention services, such as coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, and remedial pumping services, and Technical Solutions, which provides services requiring specialized engineering, manufacturing or project planning.
SunTrust rates the stock Buy, and they have a price target for the stock at $13. The consensus is at $12.89. The shares closed Friday at $9.42.
Once again, this wireless provider is in merger talks with T-Mobile US, and this time the deal may actually get done. Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. It operates in two segments — Wireless and Wireline.
The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications.
The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, which comprises domestic and international data communications using various protocols, including multiprotocol label switching technologies, internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies and targeted business subscribers.
Raymond James rates the stock Outperform and has a $7.50 price target. That compares with the consensus target that is much lower at $5.19. The shares closed Friday at $5.45.
This company offers a way for investors to play wireless service outside the U.S. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (NASDAQ: TKC) ) provides mobile telecommunication services for consumer, corporate, and wholesale customers. The company operates in two segments — Turkcell Turkey and Turkcell International. It offers mobile communication and fixed voice services; and broadband services that consist of mobile broadband, fiber to the home/building, and ADSL.
The company also provides BiP, an integrated IP-based communication platform; Turkcell TV+, which enables its subscribers to watch live television channels and on-demand video content; fizy, a digital music platform; Lifebox, a cloud service for data storage; Dergilik, a digital publishing platform; Yaani, a search engine application; My Account, an application for customers to track their bills and usage; Goals on Your Mobile, an application that allows fans to follow their sports team, and more.
Merrill Lynch rates the stock a Buy and the firm has a sizable $9.40 price target. The consensus target across Wall Street is set even higher at $10.94, The stock closed trading on Friday at $6.23.
Five stocks for aggressive accounts that look to get shares count leverage on companies that have sizable upside potential. While not suited for all investors, these are not penny stocks with absolutely no track record or liquidity, and major Wall Street firms have research coverage.