Teekay LNG Partners (TGP) stock has risen 37.9% in the past year as of March 20, 2017.
On March 20, 2017, EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLC) had a short-interest-to-equity float ratio of 10.7%, the highest among the midstream stocks in the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP).
On March 20, 2017, Teekay LNG Partners (TGP) had an implied volatility of 36.8%, the highest among the midstream companies in the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP).
Uncertainty over closing the proposed merger between Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Rite Aid (RAD) has resulted in a 42.8% fall in RAD stock YTD.
The merger of Walgreens and Rite Aid would join the second- and third-largest drugstore chains and thus significantly reduce competition.
According to a recent Bloomberg report, Walgreens is working on preparing a new deal with Rite Aid in order to please regulatory authorities.
In 2016, AT&T (T) announced a definitive agreement to acquire Time Warner (TWX) in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $107.50 per Time Warner share.
On March 3, 2016, natural gas futures touched a 17-year low. From March 3, 2016, to March 20, 2017, natural gas rose 85.4% on a closing price basis.
On March 20, 2017, natural gas futures contracts for April 2017 delivery closed at $3.04 per MMBtu, which is ~3.2% above the previous closing price.
On February 11, 2016, US crude oil touched a 12-year low. From February 11, 2016, to March 20, 2017, US crude oil active futures contracts rose 86.6%.
On March 20, 2017, WTI crude oil (USO) (OIIL) (USL) (DBO) May futures closed at $48.91 per barrel, which is ~1.2% less than the previous closing price.
If we look at the recent performance of the company, Walmart’s US (SPY) segment has benefited from the company’s e-commerce initiatives.
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) appears to be on an acquisition spree, buying small online retailers to solidify its position in the fast-growing online space.
On March 17, 2017, PPL Corporation (PPL) had a short interest-to-equity float ratio of 16.4%—the highest among the utility stocks that make up XLU.
Utility stocks with high implied volatilities NRG Energy (NRG) rose 33% in the trailing year as of March 17, 2017. It had the highest implied volatility of all the utility…
On March 15, Scana stock rose 1.9%, while its implied volatility rose 9.6%. The recent rise in natural gas demand could be causing Scana stock to rise.
Natural gas’s implied volatility was 36.9% on March 17, 2017. That’s 2.1% below its 15-day average.
Crude oil’s implied volatility was 25.9% on March 17, 2017. That was 0.80% below its 15-day average.
Last week, US crude oil May futures rose 0.60%, while natural gas April futures fell 2.0%. The broad market S&P 500 Index rose 0.20%
US initial jobless claims were at 241,000 for the week ended March 11, 2017. The expectation was for 245,000 initial filings for unemployment benefits.