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Over 20 Key Oil & Gas Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

The week of June 17 ended up a down week after the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell almost 200 points. The fears of what may happen in a Brexit scenario ...
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Investors Prefer Oil Field Services Now Over E&P Stocks: 3 to Buy

The huge oil trade that started off the lows in February has been a boon for investors that disregarded overly bearish Wall Street warnings and bought shares at the bottom ...
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Merrill Lynch Very Selective on Oil Field Services: 3 Top Picks

Despite the nice run in oil and selected exploration and production stocks, the fact of the matter is that for oil field services it may take longer for the recovery ...
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3 Top Oilfield Services Stocks to Own for Market Breakout to New Highs

We closely follow many of the top firms on Wall Street, and we have kept a very close eye on their overall bullish or bearish leanings. Some firms have been ...
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4 Big Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy, but Sell 2 Others

The week of May 20 ended with a very mixed bag in performance. The Nasdaq was up 1% and the Dow closed marginally in the red. Investors keep proving over ...
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Why Halliburton May Be Worth 25% More, Even Without Baker Hughes

Earlier this month, Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) were forced to terminate their merger plans because they were unable to secure an approval from the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, AT&T, Freeport-McMoRan, Halliburton, LendingClub, Range Resources, Salesforce, SecureWorks and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Tuesday after two solid days of gains. The trend that has remained is that investors keep proving that they are looking for opportunities and hidden gems. ...
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RBC Has 4 Stable Oil Service Stocks to Buy Now

The 75% increase in the price of oil since the lows that were posted in February has made everybody breathe a little easier. That’s the good news. The bad news, ...
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The Real Reason the Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal Failed

The old joke about antitrust goes like this. Three business owners are in prison, discussing how they ended up there. The first one says, “My prices were too high and ...
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Is a Stock Buyback the Best Thing Baker Hughes Can Do Now?

When Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) reported first-quarter earnings last week, CEO Martin Craighead complained that the now-terminated merger agreement with Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) was hampering the company's ability ...
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Baker Hughes to Receive $3.5 Billion Breakup Fee From Halliburton

The second- and third-largest oilfield services companies in the world officially ended their merger agreement late Sunday. Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) and Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) had announced a ...
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Halliburton Fires 6,000 People

This is how a section of comments about Halliburton Co.'s (NYSE: HAL) earnings read: Responding to the reality of the market, we force-fit our employee headcount to available activity levels. ...
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Halliburton and Baker Hughes Plan to Fight Justice Department Lawsuit

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) are taking a stand against the U.S. Department of Justice's most recent effort to block their intended merger. The companies ...
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Is the Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger Going to Happen?

In November 2014, Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) announced an agreement under which Halliburton would pay $35 billion for Baker Hughes, a premium of around ...
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2 Oil Services Companies May Benefit Big When Iran Returns to Oil Market

If there was ever a topic for heated discussion, it’s the deal the United States has made with Iran that essentially lets the country out of the penalty box and ...
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