Will Jack in the Box Sell Qdoba Mexican Eats?

On November 22, Reuters reported that Apollo Global Management, a private equity firm, is closing on an agreement to buy Qdoba Mexican Eats from Jack in the Box (JACK) for more than $300 million.

Why Lowe’s 3Q17 Earnings Failed to Impress

Lowe’s Companies (LOW) posted its 3Q17 earnings on November 21. The company posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.05 on revenues of $16.77 billion.

What Drove Sprint’s Fiscal 2Q17 Earnings Growth?

Sprint’s (S) solid fiscal 2Q17 results suggest that its turnaround is on track and the company is indeed holding its own in an intensely competitive wireless environment.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on November 22

On November 22, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.59% and closed the day at 3,430.46. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 2.0% on November 21.


What Nebraska’s Approval for Keystone XL Means for TransCanada

On November 20, the Nebraska Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s (TRP) Keystone XL Pipeline project. The pipeline would transport oil from Alberta’s oil sands reserves to Nebraska.

MLP Weekly Round-Up: Why We Saw 52-Week Lows

MLPs went through some carnage last week. The Alerian MLP Index (^AMZ), which tracks the performance of 50 energy MLPs, saw a new 52-week low of 258.45.

Kinder Morgan’s 3.7% Fall in the Week ended November 17

Kinder Morgan (KMI) fell 3.7% during the week ended November 17, 2017. KMI underperformed the broader energy sector during the week.

Williams Has Lost 4.5% in November, But Can It Bounce Back?

William Companies (WMB) is currently trading close to its 15-month low of $27.5. It has lost 4.5% since the start of this month.

Why These Ten MLPs Are Up When the Sector Is Down

Whereas the MLP sector has been mostly down, some MLPs have posted handsome year-to-date gains. In this series, we’ll discuss what’s driven the performance of these MLPs during the year.

Key Highlights from Cheniere Energy’s 3Q17 Earnings Release

Cheniere Energy (LNG) and its subsidiaries reported their 3Q17 earnings on November 14, 2017. Cheniere Energy’s revenue rose to $1.4 billion, a 201.7% YoY rise.

Charting the 3Q17 Institutional Activity in Major MLPs

MLPs were weak for most of 3Q17. The Alerain MLP ETF (AMLP), which consists of 25 energy MLPs, lost 6.2% in 3Q17, despite strong gains in crude prices.

What's behind MLP Performances for the Week Ended November 10?

Of the total 95 MLPs, 62 ended last week in the red, 30 ended in the green, and the remaining three ended flat. Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) fell 5.5%.

Cheniere Energy up over 5.0% in November: What’s Next?

Cheniere Energy (LNG) has been on an upward trend since the start of November, having risen 5.4%. At the same time, Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) has fallen 3.6%.

Kinder Morgan’s Key Indicators Changed Recently

Kinder Morgan (KMI) stock fell 0.4% in the week ending November 10, 2017. ONEOK fell 0.5%, while Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) ended the week flat.

Quarterly Results Roundup: MLPs' Performance in 3Q17

In this series, we’ll review 3Q17 earnings results for some mid-to-large cap limited partnerships.

AmeriGas’s 2017 Earnings Rose despite Weather Headwinds

AmeriGas Partners (APU) reported its results for fiscal 2017 on November 8 after the markets closed.

Delek US Holdings to Acquire Alon USA Partners in All-Stock Deal

On November 8, 2017, Alon USA Partners (ALDW) announced a merger agreement with Delek US Holdings (DK) in which Delek will acquire all the ALDW shares it doesn’t already own.

What Drove Targa Resources’ Strong 3Q17 Results?

Targa Resources (TRGP) reported its 3Q17 results on November 2. Targa Resources’ distributable cash flow for 3Q17 was $186.6 million.

Behind Enterprise Products Partners’ 3Q17 Results

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) reported its 3Q17 results on November 2. Its adjusted EBITDA rose 5% to ~$1.32 billion from ~$1.26 billion in 3Q16.

Analyzing Williams Companies and Williams Partners’ 3Q17 Results

Williams Companies (WMB) and its MLP subsidiary, Williams Partners (WPZ), reported their 3Q17 earnings on November 1, 2017.

Analyzing EnLink Midstream Partners’ 3Q17 Earnings

EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) and EnLink Midstream (ENLC) reported their 3Q17 earnings on October 31, 2017. ENLK’s adjusted EBITDA rose to $216.8 million from $197.5 million in 3Q16.

BPL Trading Close to 4-Year Lows: Can It Gain Upward Momentum?

Buckeye Partners (BPL) stock is trading close to its four-year lows. BPL saw a new 52-week low of $50.90 on October 25.

CVR Refining Reported Strong 3Q17 Results, Stock Rose 11%

CVR Refining (CVRR) reported its 3Q17 results on November 1, 2017. Its adjusted EBITDA for the quarter rose to $138.6 million from $75.3 million in 3Q16.

What to Expect from ETP and ETE in 3Q17

The analysts’ 3Q17 consensus EBITDA estimate for ETP is ~$1.6 billion—14.1% higher than its 3Q16 adjusted EBITDA and 0.8% lower than in 2Q17.


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