Energy Business

Jefferies Oilfield Services Stock Picks With 100% to 300% Upside Potential

Any way you look at it, the sledding for energy stock has been difficult this year. Today doesn't look any better. Despite the best efforts of OPEC and Russia to ...
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EQT Acquires Rice Energy for $6.7 Billion

EQT Corp. (NYSE: EQT) and Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) announced a definitive merger agreement Monday morning under which EQT will acquire all outstanding shares of Rice common stock in ...
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More Caution on BP’s Excessive Dividend Yield

Just after the noon hour on Thursday, BP PLC (NYSE: BP) traded down about 0.3% on the day and the stock's dividend yield at that price is 6.7%. On Wednesday, ...
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Baird Adds 4 Top Energy Stocks to Focus Ideas List

With the second quarter winding down, and many on Wall Street starting to prepare for earnings reports in early July, some of the firms we cover are making some additions ...
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Oil Inventories Create Renewed Scare for Oil Bulls

On a day where the news flow is dominated by a shooting of Representative Steve Scalise and several other people outside of Washington, D.C., it is easy to overlook some ...
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Ranger Energy Gears Up for IPO

Ranger Energy Services has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the ...
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5 Top Energy Stocks Hitting 52-Weeks Lows May Have Massive Upside Potential

Oil has had a hard time fighting back through the $50 a barrel level, and many of the bears on Wall Street continue to point to the possibility that crude ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets in Major Oil Stocks

Crude oil had traded above $50 a barrel before early March, and just recently it has fallen back below that level. This was once thought as a support level, but ...
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Short Sellers Find More to Like in Solar and Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly upward during the two-week reporting period that ended on May 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose ...
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8 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Investors have to be thrilled that the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 are all trading right at all-time highs. Even with some of the ...
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Moody’s Shows Why Exxon Mobil Remains Solid Triple-A Credit Rating

Despite lower oil prices and despite share prices being a far cry from their recent peak, Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) just got a serious credit ratings vote of confidence. ...
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More Concerns Over BP’s High Dividend Yield

BP PLC (NYSE: BP) has perhaps the highest dividend yield of the global oil giants. While concerns over how sustainable the dividend yield is are not new, Merrill Lynch has ...
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Why Paris Climate Accord Market Reactions in Coal, Solar, Renewables and Oil Look Upside Down

It's official. President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord. The news was covered from multiple angles by the media, outside nations and even by corporate leaders. ...
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How Much Could Energen Fetch in a Buyout?

Shares of Energen Corp. (NYSE: EGN) saw a handy gain on Wednesday after the hedge fund Corvex Management announced a 5.5% stake in the company and called for a potential ...
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Goldman Sachs Downgrade Highlights Weakness for Whiting, Hess, Cimarex

Goldman Sachs has soured on several exploration and production players in the oil and gas space, downgrading multiple companies in the sector. Tuesday's downgrade cited stock valuations and noted backwardation ...
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