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Baker Hughes Grows Earnings Outside North America

Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Thursday morning. The oil field services firm posted adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.92 on revenues ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, BP, Broadcom, Garmin, Gigamon, KKR, Potash, Zillow and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small recovery on Wednesday after two days of selling pressure have rattled the markets. Investors are still looking for upside in stocks, but perhaps ...
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UBS Adds Top Energy Pick to Equity Focus List and Upgrades Sector

With the stock market seemingly printing new highs every day, anxious investors are starting to wonder if it is time to pull the trigger and sell, or add capital to ...
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Three Oil Field Services Stocks at All-Time Highs

The world's three largest oil field services companies closed on Friday at or near all-time high stock prices. And this is happening despite intense competition in North America, where services ...
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U.S. Oil Companies With the Most Exposure to Iraq

Whether or not you believe that the United States invaded Iraq in 2003 to preserve access to the country's oil, the fact is Iraq sits on a lot of crude. ...
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$100 per Barrel Oil Is Huge for Top Oil Service Stocks to Buy

Oil service stocks are dependent on oil pricing for adding additional business on a sequential and year-over-year basis. Face it, what oil company is going to commit more capital expenditures ...
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Halliburton Company Earnings Point at New 52-Week High

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Lululemon, Oracle, Coca-Cola, Yum! Brands and More

Stocks have recovered from their selling, and now we have the first week with dozens and dozens of earnings reports coming due. Many investors remain wary about growth, wanting bull ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Oil Service Stocks

Despite the stomach churning volatility in the markets, one solid place to be this year has been the oil service names. In a new research report, the oil service and ...
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Oil Services Earnings Dominated by American Activity

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 on revenues of ...
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Rival Earnings Expectations: Schlumberger vs. Baker Hughes

Earnings season is upon us, and Thursday will bring earnings reports from Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI). These two do not always report earnings on ...
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Baird Very Cautious on Energy: Six Top Stocks to Buy Now

The S&P 500 has churned in a fairly tight band of being down 6% to up 2% during 2014 as investors continue to digest the ongoing tapering by the Federal ...
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J.P. Morgan Raises Price Targets on Top Large-Cap Oil Service Stocks

Large-cap oil service stocks are trading at valuations that are very close to multiyear cycle troughs. Is there a reason why investors are loath to own these top names when ...
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Short Interest Declines in Oil and Gas Sector, With One Exception

Short interest in several large oil and gas stocks dropped in the two-week period to January 31, probably on expectations of greater demand due to an improving global economy. Short ...
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UBS Cautious on Oil Services, Says to Buy Only These Five Stocks

Many of the firms we cover on Wall Street are not overly excited about energy or oil services stocks this year, and the good news may be the bad news. ...
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