Cisco's Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings Beat Analyst Estimates

The US-based (SPY) tech (QQQ) heavyweight Cisco (CSCO) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results on November 15 and reported revenue of $12.1 billion.

Walmart Stock Soared 10.9% on Stellar 3Q Results

Walmart (WMT) stock rose 10.9% to $99.62 after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal 3Q18 results on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Several analysts raised their price targets on the stock.

Home Depot Raised 2017 Guidance after Strong 3Q17 Earnings

Home Depot (HD) posted adjusted EPS of $1.87 on revenues of $25.0 billion. Compared to 3Q16, the company’s EPS rose 16.9%, while revenues rose 8.1%.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Mixed on November 17

On November 17, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.48% and closed the day at 3,382.91. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.8% on November 16.

RECENT Energy and Power RESEARCH

Why W&T Offshore’s Stock Is Up 61% So Far in 2H17

So far in 2H17, W&T Offshore (WTI) stock price rose from $1.96 at the end of June 2017 to $3.15 as of November 16 – a very strong rise of ~61%.

Will Nabors Industries’ Weak Run Continue?

Nabors Industries (NBR) is one of the largest land-based drilling operators in the world. It had a weak run in the stock market in 2017.

Finding Opportunities when Utilities Trade at an All-Time High

Investors’ quest for safe-haven stocks resulted in a modest rally in US utilities this year. XLU has risen more than 15% YTD.

How Oil’s Decline Could Affect Your Investments

On November 16, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (USL) January futures fell 0.3% and closed at $55.35 per barrel.

Seadrill Partners in 3Q17: Will Revenue, Earnings Fall Again?

Seadrill Partners (SDLP) is scheduled to release its 3Q17 results on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. In the last three months, SDLP stock has risen 41%.

Will US natural gas futures continue its downward momentum next week?

December US natural gas (UNG) (UGAZ) futures contracts trading in NYMEX rose 0.97% and settled at $3.05 per MMBtu on November 16, 2017.

Are Natural Gas Prices at Risk of Falling More?

On November 15, natural gas December futures fell 0.7% and closed at $3.10 per MMBtu. Natural gas prices were weak despite the cooler weather forecast.

How Stanley Black & Decker's Dividend Yield Is Trending

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is set to pay its 4Q17 dividend of $0.63 per share on December 19, 2017.

Where Valero Could Be Headed in 4Q17

In this series, we’ll evaluate Valero Energy’s (VLO) current position, in terms of its financial and market performance, to determine its outlook for 4Q17.

Refining and Marketing and Integrated Energy Gainers and Losers

For the week of November 13–17, 2017, unleaded gasoline (UGA) prices are leading the fall in energy commodities. The prices fell from last week’s close.

Crude Oil: Will the Bears Overshadow the Bulls?

December WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (DWT) (USL) futures contracts fell 0.6% to $55.33 per barrel on November 15, 2017.

Key Takeaways from Weekly Coal Indicators

The EIA issued its natural gas inventory report on November 9, 2017. Natural gas inventory was 3,790 Bcf which is 0.4% more than 3,775 Bcf for the week ended October 27, 2017.

How the Reverse Stock Split Decision Affected Whiting Stock

Whiting Petroleum (WLL) stock fell 1.1% in the week ended November 10. On November 8, Whiting announced a one-for-four reverse stock split.

Institutional Activity in the Top S&P 500 Utilities in 3Q17

In this series, we’ll take a look at institutional investors’ utility holdings in 3Q17.

How MPC, VLO, ANDV, and PSX Fared in 3Q17

Refining stocks like Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Andeavor (ANDV), Valero Energy (VLO), and Phillips 66 (PSX) have posted strong performances in 3Q17.

This Week's Movers in Upstream and Oilfield Services

So far this week (starting November 13, 2017), natural gas (UNG) (BOIL) prices are leading a decline in energy commodities.

Crude Oil: Is the Rally Over?

On November 14, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (OIIL) December futures fell 1.9% and closed at $55.7 per barrel.

Will Patterson-UTI Energy’s Fundamentals Reverse Bearish Prices?

On November 13, 2017, Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) was trading at $20.58. It has fallen ~24% since the beginning of 2017.

Oil Exports and the IEA's Report Could Drag Crude Oil Futures

US crude oil (USO) (USL) futures contracts for December delivery fell 1.8% to $55.70 per barrel on November 14, 2017.

Why Vivint Solar Stock Fell after 3Q17 Results

Vivint Solar posted $75.1 million in revenues in 3Q17, up by 82% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.


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