oil refiners

The analysts at Jefferies that cover the refining and midstream stocks took a bold step this week and upgraded some of the top companies in their coverage universe.
Lee Jackson
Oil refiner HollyFrontier announced plans to build a $350 million biodiesel plant, increase its dividend by 6% and boost its share buyback program.
Paul Ausick
Elliott Management and Paul Singer have once again targeted oil refiner Marathon Petroleum for a breakup. Will the outcome be different from what happened a couple of years ago?
Paul Ausick
These four top stocks are way down from 52-week highs. Three of them pay solid dependable dividends, and all offer investors a way to play the energy sell-off with a much lower risk profile.
Lee Jackson
The Philadelphia oil refinery that exploded last week will be shut down by next month according to the city's mayor.
Paul Ausick
Three early morning explosions at a refinery in Philadelphia caused only a few minor injuries but could push gasoline prices higher as the summer driving season approaches its peak.
Paul Ausick
Exxon Mobil said this morning that profits in its downstream segment would take a couple of big hits from higher crude oil prices and losses in its derivatives trading.
Paul Ausick
Chevron reported mixed quarterly results before the markets opened on Friday, but that was enough to please investors.
Chris Lange
Oil refiner Phillips 66 blew past estimates for both earnings and revenues. The company's secret: cheap Canadian crude that is only getting cheaper.
Paul Ausick
The Fed's Beige Book release for September 12 included a lot of insight around the energy sector. The comments came from multiple regional Fed branches.
Jon C. Ogg
The Federal Reserve is worried about a trade war, Target earnings show that the retail recovery continues, the huge IPO for Saudi oil company Aramco may be canceled, and other important business...
Douglas A. McIntyre
These four top refiner stocks are rated Buy, one with a huge discount to the sum-of-the-parts value. All make good sense for investors looking to take advantage of the energy sector troubles.
Lee Jackson
Phillips 66 has agreed to repurchase 35 million shares of its own common stock from a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
Jon C. Ogg
While picking winners in the energy sector, and there may be many, the refiners stand out as big beneficiaries in the new tax bill.
Lee Jackson
Four top refining stocks are rated Outperform at RBC, with one being the firm's top pick. All make great additions to long-term growth portfolios.
Lee Jackson