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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Baker Hughes, Intercept Pharmaceutical, Rite Aid, Synchrony Financial, US Steel and More

Well the volatility is back, at least for now, and Thursday's big loss is starting to remind investors how the first six weeks of the 2016 trading year went. The ...
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Apache Cuts Capex by 60%, Beats Estimate for Net Loss

Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. For the quarter, the independent oil and gas producer posted an adjusted net loss of $0.06 on ...
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Exploration and Production Sector Takes Big Rating Downgrade From Standard & Poor’s

The credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has just downgraded many of its official corporate credit ratings in the oil and energy patch. It took ratings actions on 20 different ...
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Can the Oil Patch Overcome the Lower-for-Much-Longer Outlook?

Prospects for a recovery in the energy sector have been getting dimmer in the past several weeks, and Tuesday's announcement from Moody's Investor Services darkens an already bleak picture. The ...
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Wells Fargo Has 5 Defensive Energy Stocks, Even With Lower Oil Prices

Investors seeking good bets in the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) sector are not exactly thick on the ground. Nor are there a lot of good bets on ...
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Preview: 5 Oil Company Earnings Due This Week

Last week certainly ended with a thud for energy producers. Both Exxon Mobil and Chevron posted worse-than-expected results, oil for July closed at a multi-month low and the outlook is ...
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3 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

While the markets remain focused on Greece and China, the month of July has been a hard month for the oil and gas sector. Oil had reached $60 again, but ...
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5 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

With the markets fighting for direction around the international scene and with coming interest rate hikes, 24/7 Wall St. often takes a long view of opportunities beyond the near-term noise ...
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4 Oil Stocks to Buy as Second Half 2015 Activity Set to Jump

When markets sell off risky assets, the first out of the chute are the high-beta momentum stocks. The important tact for long-term investors is continue to look at areas already ...
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9 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Now that oil has fallen from over $100 to under $50, and come back closer to $60, many long-term investors are looking for oversold value among the best oil and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcatel-Lucent, Alibaba, CyberArk, Yelp, Rocket Fuel, Choice Hotels and More

Stocks were higher ahead of and after the unemployment and payrolls report. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each day. Some analyst calls cover stocks to buy, ...
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Can Apache Overcome Massive Write-Downs and Declining Rig Counts?

Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The independent oil and gas producer posted an adjusted diluted loss per share of $0.37 on revenues ...
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8 Important Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies across multiple sectors reporting their quarterly results at the beginning of May. We have reviewed the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Amazon, Chipotle, Halliburton, MGIC, Nokia, SAP, Teva and More

Stocks were down slightly on Wednesday, after two days of being indicated higher. The trend that has remained in place for almost four years now is that investors keep buying ...
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Low Crude Oil Prices Leave Thousands of US Wells Uncompleted

There are roughly 2,500 to 3,500 drilled but uncompleted oil wells in the United States, according to analysts at IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). As many as 1,400 of those wells are ...
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