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Short Interest Turns Higher on Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks trended higher during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 28. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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With Oil at $50 a Barrel, Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Even Necessary?

On Thursday morning, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) announced the sale of all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada for $7.25 billion. Less than a month ago, ...
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SunTrust Says Now Is the Time to Buy the Oilfield Services Sell-Off

Even though oil has held its own pricewise this year, continuing to hover in the low to mid-$50s, investors have pounded the oil services sector. The PHLX Oil Service Sector ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Strong Upside From Enterprise Products Partners

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) has long been a top name in the world of master limited partnerships (MLPs), with a reputation for raising its distributions. With the Enterprise ...
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How Analysts View Weatherford’s New CEO

Like other oilfield services companies, Weatherford International PLC (NYSE: WFT) has had its troubles. The company fired nearly 10,000 employees last year, closed 15 manufacturing and service facilities, and closed nearly ...
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Exxon Mobil Dow’s Biggest Loser To-Date in 2017

It's been another rough week for Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM). The stock is down 8.64% since the beginning of the year and the energy giant is the biggest loser ...
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Jefferies Cuts 2017 Natural Gas Price Forecast, Changes Ratings on Producers

Just as a rising tide lifts all boats, an ebb tide, while it doesn't sink them, makes the going a bit tougher. For natural gas producers, a relatively mild winter ...
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Energy Producers Heavy Into This Red-Hot Product Could Go Much Higher

We have said it before, and it remains perhaps the best way to look at the energy sector after its big roller-coaster ride: What a difference a year makes. The ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Major Oil

Since Trump has taken the White House, crude oil has been trading above $50 a barrel, and it seems to have solidified at this price level, which is a step ...
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Investors Mixed on Short Interest Direction for Solar, Alternative Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on two of ...
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Why Chevron Is Still Expected to Greatly Outperform Exxon Mobil

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is going higher, and perhaps leaving Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) in the dust. That is the take from Jefferies, which raised its estimates and added Chevron ...
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Wood-Mackenzie Thinks Saudi Aramco Is Only Worth $400B, not $2T

When Saudi Arabia first floated the idea of taking a portion of its giant Saudi Aramco oil company public, the government figured the firm could sell about 5% of Aramco ...
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Exxon Mobil Still Dow’s Biggest Loser in 2017

2017 has been a tough year for Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM). The stock has dropped 10.2% since the beginning of the year and the energy giant is one of ...
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As Oil Stabilizes These 4 Stocks Could Be Big Takeover Targets in 2017

What a difference a year can make. This time last year, oil was in the mid $20s and some of the naysayers on Wall Street were saying that the per-barrel ...
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Does Chesapeake Energy’s Adjusted Profit Signal a Turnaround at Last?

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings before markets opened Thursday. For the quarter, the oil and gas exploration and production company posted adjusted earnings per share ...
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