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What Exxon and Chevron Earnings Will Say About Big Oil Dividend Coverage

Friday will mark the crest of earnings season for the Dow and S&P 500, but it will also bring earnings reports from both of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's oil ...
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Why One Analyst Now Sees Great Value in BP

Over five years ago a huge disaster happened that would change the world for BP PLC (NYSE: BP), millions of barrels of crude oil were dumped in the Gulf of ...
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Cheaper Crude Doubled Valero Refining Income

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported second quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Thursday morning. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $2.66 compared with EPS a year ago ...
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How ConocoPhillips Plans to Maintain Its High Dividend

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reported second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. For the quarter, the oil & gas production company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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SolarCity Posts Big Loss, Forecasts Bigger Loss Next Quarter

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) reported second quarter 2015 results after markets closed Wednesday afternoon. For the quarter, the solar panel maker reported an adjusted diluted loss per share of $1.61 ...
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Why Whiting Petroleum Will Be Doing Well Just Breaking Even

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) reported second quarter 2015 results after markets closed Wednesday afternoon. For the quarter, the oil & gas E&P company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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What Conoco Earnings May Really Say About Its High Dividend

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets open. There are consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that call for of $0.04 in earnings ...
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Will Other Refiners Follow Marathon and Hike Dividends?

Oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) announced at noon on Wednesday that its board has authorized a dividend increase from a current level of $0.25 per share to $0.32 ...
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SunPower Gets a Boost After Earnings

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) reported second quarter 2015 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. For the quarter, the solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.18 ...
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After BP Results, Big Oil Earnings Prospects at Oxy, Exxon, Chevron, Valero

When energy super-major BP plc (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter results very early Tuesday morning, the headline number is the $6.3 billion loss attributed to low crude oil prices and a ...
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Analyst Stays Mega-Bullish on Azure Midstream After Distribution News

Azure Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AZUR) is one of the high-yield master limited partnerships (MLPs) that has a distribution, or a payout yield equivalent, that is well north of 10%. ...
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Merrill Lynch Says 2 Land Drillers Have Massive Upside Potential

If any sector has been taking a beating it’s energy, and the price of crude continued the downward spiral last week to under $50 again. With West Texas Intermediate 20% ...
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Short Sellers Become More Selective in Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the July 15 settlement date. It just so happens that some of the latest short interest readings for major oil companies are ...
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Short Sellers Add to Positions in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 15th. In the solar sector three of the five companies ...
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Are Oil & Gas Producers Fracking Wells at Depths That are Too Shallow?

Most people believe that the depths at which oil & gas producers drill and fracture wells exceed a mile or more below the earth’s surface. A new study reports that ...
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