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Equities to Watch:Schlumberger, Weatherford Intl., FMC Technologies, and Basic Energy Services

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LONDON, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, December 13, 2013, the U.S. equity market finished on a mixed note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,775.32, down 0.01%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,755.36, up 0.10%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,000.98, up 0.06%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index declined 0.38% to close the session at 623.30; and the S&P 500 Energy Equipment and Services Industry Index closed at 600.08, down 0.39%. The S&P 500 Energy Equipment and Services Industry Index has lost 0.64% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has lost 1.51% during the same period. The major movers in the industry included Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE: SLB), Weatherford International Ltd (NYSE: WFT), FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI), and Basic Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: BAS). AAAResearchReports.com has released free charting and technical research on these aforementioned companies. Register to read these reports at:

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Schlumberger Ltd's stock declined 0.68% on Friday, closing the day at $86.37, after oscillating between $85.85 and $87.51 during the trading session. A total of 6.09 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 5.89 million. The company's shares have lost 0.74% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has lost 1.51% during the same period. Additionally, Schlumberger Ltd's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $81.27. Sign up for free report on SLB at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/SLB121613.pdf

Weatherford International Ltd's stock finished the day 1.87% lower at $14.71 on Friday, even as the broader market finished on a mixed note. The company's shares oscillated between $14.63 and $15.02 during the trading sessions. A total of 7.75 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 7.54 million. The company's shares have declined 1.41% in the previous three months, as compared to the S&P 500, which has gained 4.58% during the same period. However, Weatherford International Ltd's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $14.31. WFT free technical report can be accessed by signing up at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/WFT121613.pdf

On Friday, FMC Technologies Inc.'s stock ended the day at $51.56, up 1.08% from the previous day's closing price of $51.01. The company's shares vacillated between $50.88 and $51.60 during the trading session. A total of 2.49 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.92 million. The company's shares have gained 2.81% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.08% in the last one month, compared to a loss of 1.51% and 1.27% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Despite Friday's gains, FMC Technologies Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $51.88 and $53.99, respectively. A free report on FTI can be accessed by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/FTI121613.pdf  

Basic Energy Services Inc.'s stock advanced on Friday, even as the US equity market fluctuated between gains and losses. The company's shares ended the day 1.06% higher at $14.36, after fluctuating between $14.19 and $14.56 during the trading session. A total of 0.37 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.81 million. The company's shares have gained 3.01% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.87% in the last three months, as compared to the S&P 500, which has lost 1.51% and has gained 4.58% during the respective periods. Further, Basic Energy Services Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $13.41. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on BAS for free at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/BAS121613.pdf

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