Revenues in Flotek Industries’ (FTK) Consumer and Industrial Chemistry Technologies (or CICT) segment increased only 0.5% in 2Q17 over 1Q17.
According to FTK’s management, 2Q17 marked a record quarter of CnF sales by volume for the company.
In 3Q17, analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to report adjusted earnings per share of $0.02. Wall Street expects FTK’s revenues to rise 1% over 2Q17 to $86.2 million.
WEC Energy (WEC) has a mean price target of $63.8, compared with its current market price of $65.0, which implies a possible downside of 2% going forward.
California’s Sempra Energy (SRE) has raised its per-share dividend by 7.2%, compounded annually, over the past five years.
Dominion Energy’s (D) dividend has grown 7.2%, compounded annually, over the past five years.
Over the past five years, CMS Energy has raised its per-share dividend by 8.1%, compounded annually.
In the past five years, Eversource Energy has raised its per-share dividend by 10.1%, compounded annually.
NextEra Energy (NEE) has increased its per-share dividend by 10.4%, compounded annually, over the past five years.
Edison International (EIX) has managed to grow its per-share dividend by 10.8%, compounded annually, over the past five years.
WEC Energy Group’s (WEC) dividend has grown 13.7%, compounded annually, over the past five years.
The constituents of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) have raised their per-share dividends by ~4%, compounded annually, over the past five years.
On October 17, 2017, Brent crude oil (BNO) active futures closed $6 above the WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures.
On October 17, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (OIIL) December 2018 futures traded $0.46 below the December 2017 futures.
In the week ended October 6, 2017, US commercial crude oil stockpiles fell ~2.8 MMbbls (million barrels) to 462.2 MMbbls.
In the week ended October 13, 2017, the US oil rig count fell by five to 743. On a year-over-year basis, the count has risen 72.0%.
From October 10–17, 2017, US crude oil December futures rose 1.7%. The S&P 500 Index (SPY) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DIA) rose 0.30% and 0.70%, respectively.
At 7:00 AM EST on October 18, the WTI crude oil futures contracts for November 2017 delivery were trading at $52.08 per barrel—a gain of ~0.39%.
The spot price for Central Appalachian coal was reported at $55.50 per short ton, remaining constant compared to the week ended October 6, 2017.
The coal shipments for the week ended October 7, 2017, totaled 15.1 MMst (million short tons).