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Oil Refiners: Is There a Value Play?

Refining companies with the majority of their operations on the Gulf Coast of the United States have been in the driver's seat for profits during the past several months of ...
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2014 Looking Good for Refiners: Valero, HollyFrontier, Tesoro

24/7 Wall St. has been keeping track of all the 2014 outlook pieces and year-end pieces for 2013. Now it looks as though there is a selective positive outlook from ...
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Platts Ranks Top 250 Global Energy Companies

Oil industry data and publishing firm Platts announced on Tuesday its annual list of the top 250 global energy companies. This marks the twelfth year that Platts has compiled its ...
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Valero Signals a Shift to Better Refining Margins

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported third quarter 2013 earnings before markets opened Tuesday morning. The results were no better than good enough, but the company is looking ...
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Mixed Signals for Oil Stocks

As a group, oil and gas stocks are lower in early afternoon trading Monday, but there are a few exceptions. A few major companies are getting a boost from the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CSX, Facebook, Valero, Wynn and More

Investors and traders alike are stuck trying to determine what to do with their stocks during a government shutdown and ahead of the debt ceiling debate. Each morning 24/7 Wall ...
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Oil Refiner Stocks May Offer One Value Play

Crude oil refiners have taken some heavy hits in the past couple of months. Because the cost of crude contributes about 65% to the price of gasoline, gas prices have ...
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Sticking with Refining Stocks

Over the past 12 months, the best performing oil refining stock has been Tesoro Corp. (NYSE: TSO), which has doubled, even though it has dropped sharply in the past month. ...
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Crude Oil Refiners Poised for Continued Profit Margins

When U.S. crude oil supplies remain very high, U.S. drivers can usually depend on gasoline pump prices to fall. That has not been happening in the U.S. for about 2 ...
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Top Wall Street Analyst Downgrades: Annaly, MBIA, MercadoLibre, Valero and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. They often do not get to see when analyst downgrade stocks to sell or to ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — April 18, 2013: Markets Cool on Jobs, Manufacturing Data

U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning following the report on U.S. jobless numbers (more coverage here). In Europe, the only data out today showed that U.K. retail sales ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Positive Views from Wall Street

Investors are on the hunt for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. Each and every morning we review many fresh research calls from Wall ...
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Oppenheimer Calls Sell-Off in Refiners a Buying Opportunity (HFC, HEP, MPC, PSX, COP, TSO, VLO)

After Leading the S&P 500 and the energy sector for the past two years, and into the first quarter of this year, the U.S. refining sector hit a rough patch ...
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MLPs Raise Mountains of Capital (BWP, CLMT, CMLP, DPM, EPB, EROC, EPD, EXLP, HEP, HFC, LRE, MEMP, MCEP, CPNO, KMP, KYN)

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) have been great vehicles for investors wanting to participate in growth and income-oriented investing. While these payouts generally are deemed return of capital rather than classic ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — February 26, 2013: Markets Show a Little Enthusiasm (ADM, LULU, SNDK, YUM, IP, VVUS, HFC, HD, M, MSO, RSH, SKS, TSL, AWK, EIX, PCLN, FSLR, RRC, WFT, DLTR, JOY, SWC, TGT)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and wobbled around before heading upward for most of the day. Strong home prices and a surge in the consumer confidence index (more ...
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