How Did Wall Street Perform on October 18?

The S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note following the fifth consecutive weekly gain. It continued to move higher on Wednesday.

CSX’s 3Q17 Earnings Shine: Higher Freight Rates, Stock Up 2.6%

The eastern US rail freight carrier CSX (CSX) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 17. The quarter marks the end of two full quarters under the leadership of Hunter Harrison.

What Weighed down J.B. Hunt's 3Q17 Results?

For 3Q17, J.B. Hunt (JBHT) reported EPS (earnings per share) of $0.91, which was 5.4% lower than the analysts’ estimate of $0.96.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Strong on October 18

On October 18, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,381.79 after rising 0.29%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 0.9% on October 17, 2017.

RECENT Energy and Power RESEARCH

Southern Company: Analyzing Changes in Recent Indicators

On October 12, 2017, Southern Company stock was trading ~3% above its 50-day and 200-day moving average levels.

Could Peabody Energy Turn Profitable in 3Q17?

Peabody Energy (BTU) is expected to post its 3Q17 earnings results on October 25, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at analysts’ estimates and the factors that led them to arrive at those expectations.

How Fall in Oil Could Limit Your Energy Portfolio’s Gains

On October 12, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (DBO) (USL) active futures fell 1.4% and settled at $50.6 per barrel.

Will Bears Run the Crude Oil Market in 2018?

November WTI (or West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (USO)(UCO) futures contracts fell 1.4% and closed at $50.60 per barrel on October 12.

Will ConocoPhillips Report Profits Again in 3Q17?

ConocoPhillips (COP) is set to report its 3Q17 earnings on October 26, 2017, before the market opens.

Offshore Drillers: Q3 Analyst Estimates and Recommendations

Seadrill (SDRL) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September. The company had applied for a “first-day” motion, and on September 13, it got approval from the court.

What to Expect in Whiting Petroleum’s 3Q17 Earnings

Whiting Petroleum will release its 3Q17 earnings on October 25 after the market closes. Analysts’ consensus revenue estimate for 3Q17 is $328.5 million.

Will Marathon Petroleum See Strong 3Q17 Results?

In 2Q17, Marathon Petroleum (MPC) posted revenues of $18.4 billion, which missed the Wall Street analysts’ estimates.

A Look at the Top 5 Oil and Gas Producers

In this series, we’ll look at the top five upstream stocks by production based on 2Q17 numbers.

EQT in 3Q17: Improved Price and Production Outlook?

EQT Corporation (EQT) is scheduled to release its 3Q17 earnings on October 26. Its 3Q17 revenue estimates stand at ~$676.9 million.

Analyzing Weatherford International before Its 3Q17 Earnings

Wall Street analysts expect Weatherford to cut its adjusted loss in 3Q17 from the adjusted loss of $0.28 per share in 2Q17.

Are Crude Oil Bulls Overtaking the Bears?

November US crude oil (UWT) (OIL) futures contracts rose 0.75% and closed at $51.3 per barrel on October 11, 2017.

This Week in Integrated Energy and Refining and Marketing Sectors

So far this week, crude oil prices are leading the rise in energy commodities. Prices have risen from last week’s close of $49.29 per barrel to $51.60 per barrel on October 11, 2017.

Will Natural Gas's Fall Continue?

On October 11, 2017, natural gas (UNG) (BOIL) (FCG) November futures were at $2.89 per MMBtu (million British thermal units), a fall of 0.1% from the last trading session.

What Impacted the US Coal Market in the Week Ended October 6?

In the EIA’s natural gas inventory report for the week ended September 29, the natural gas inventory came in at 3,508 Bcf (billion cubic feet). This reading was higher than 3,466 Bcf in the previous week.

Reading SCANA Stock’s Key Indicators: Recent Changes

SCANA Corporation (SCG) stock seemed to have taken a breather from its free fall in the last few trading sessions. In the last one-month period, SCG stock has corrected more than 17%.

The Best, Worst in Upstream and Oilfield Services This Week

Crude oil prices have risen from last week’s close of $49.29 per barrel on October 6 to $51.09 per barrel on October 10—a rise of almost 4% so far this week.

Valero's 3Q17 Earnings: Can You Expect an Outstanding Show?

Valero Energy (VLO) is expected to publish its 3Q17 results on October 26. Before we proceed with the 3Q17 estimates, let’s recap Valero’s 2Q17 performance versus estimates.

Crude Oil Futures: The Next Big Potential Catalyst

November WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures contracts rose 2.7% and closed at $50.92 per barrel on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

National Oilwell Varco: What to Expect from 3Q17 Earnings

In 3Q17, Wall Street analysts expect an $0.08 adjusted loss per share for National Oilwell Varco (NOV). This outlook indicates that they expect NOV to cut its adjusted loss compared to its 2Q17 adjusted loss of $0.14 per share.


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