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Frack Attack

Frack Attack

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Rising energy prices and geopolitical instability could force more nations to explore shale gas reserves, leading to wider opportunities for fracking.

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Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, lets companies extract previously inaccessible oil and natural gas from shale rock formations deep within the earth - all at a relatively low cost. The technology has breathed new life into the natural gas industry, boosting production and driving down prices – even as environmental concerns mount. Natural gas could supply 25% of US energy needs by 2035. While still in its infancy overseas, fracking has the potential to be a global phenomenon. China, the world’s second largest energy consumer, has large shale gas reserves and is now moving quickly to deploy fracking to access them.

This motif contains stocks of companies that provide fracking technologies and services to oil and gas developers.

How did we choose these stocks?

We identified US-listed stocks and American Depository Receipts of companies that are engaged in activities relevant to this watchlist's theme. We then filtered out companies that have a share price of less than .00 or a market capitalization less than 00 million, and excluded illiquid stocks by screening companies for liquidity i.e. average bid-ask spreads, dollar volume traded etc. Finally the proprietary Motif Optimization Engine determined the constituent stocks. Learn more about how we select our watchlists.

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WatchlistChange today1-month return1-year returnTotal return
Frack Attack+0.55%-14.61%-44.61%-47.55%

19 symbols

SymbolCompany nameLast priceChange% changeMarket timeVolumeAvg vol (3-month)Market cap
SLBSchlumberger Limited15.92-0.70-4.21%4:00 pm GMT-416.29M12.04M22.10B
XYLXylem Inc.83.06+0.86+1.05%4:04 pm GMT-4850.66k1.02M14.95B
HALHalliburton Company12.37-0.15-1.20%4:00 pm GMT-418.48M14.73M10.87B
NOVNational Oilwell Varco, Inc.9.51-0.64-6.31%4:00 pm GMT-410.79M5.38M3.69B
CLHClean Harbors, Inc.55.04+1.86+3.50%4:00 pm GMT-4292.45k268.63k3.06B
FTITechnipFMC plc6.06-0.28-4.42%4:02 pm GMT-47.69M5.73M2.78B
KEXKirby Corporation35.97-0.12-0.33%4:00 pm GMT-4785.77k675.03k2.16B
HPHelmerich & Payne, Inc.14.16+0.19+1.36%4:00 pm GMT-41.57M1.82M1.52B
RESRPC, Inc.2.52-0.03-1.18%4:00 pm GMT-4606.35k764.49k542.11M
PTENPatterson-UTI Energy, Inc.2.855-0.05-1.55%4:00 pm GMT-46.45M4.72M541.74M
SLCAU.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.2.95-0.16-5.14%4:00 pm GMT-41.01M1.15M217.98M
FTKFlotek Industries, Inc.2.75+0.10+3.77%4:00 pm GMT-4337.61k543.69k196.09M
NBRNabors Industries Ltd.24.52+0.90+3.81%4:00 pm GMT-4561.21k669.06k181.28M
PDSPrecision Drilling Corporation0.6268-0.01-1.26%4:00 pm GMT-4150.24k431.23k171.92M
OISOil States International, Inc.2.695-0.17-6.10%4:00 pm GMT-41.15M997.85k164.48M
NRNewpark Resources, Inc.1.27+0.05+4.10%4:00 pm GMT-41.09M651.95k115.13M
TTITETRA Technologies, Inc.0.5006-0.01-2.47%4:00 pm GMT-41.11M3.50M62.99M
SPNSuperior Energy Services, Inc.0.93--4:00 pm GMT-497.70k283.54k6.23M