Why Philip Morris’s Q3 Earnings Didn't Meet Analyst Estimates

Philip Morris International (PM) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19. The company posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.27 on revenues of $7.47 billion.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Start the Week on a Stable Note

On October 23, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,380.70 after rising 0.06%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.68% on October 20, 2017.

Procter & Gamble Didn't Impress Investors in 1Q18

Procter & Gamble reported mixed fiscal 1Q18 results. It topped analysts’ EPS estimate. However, sales remained shy of analysts’ consensus estimate.

PPG Industries Stock Rose, Posted Strong Earnings in 3Q17

PPG Industries announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19 before the markets opened. It reported revenue of $3.77 billion—an increase of 3.0% on a YoY basis.


What Drove MLPs’ Performance in the Week Ended September 29?

MLPs had a strong start to the week ended September 29 due to the strong rally in crude oil prices. These gains were slightly offset by a decline during the latter half of the week.

The Top 7 MLPs According to the Analysts

Antero Midstream Partners, Viper Energy Partners, and Hoegh LNG Partners have the most “buys” among all the publicly traded limited partnerships.

Williams Companies’ Recent Performance and Expectations

Williams Companies (WMB) has been sluggish in recent trading sessions despite the recent gains in crude oil and natural gas.

ETE Has Risen 3.4% in the Last Month: Will It Continue to Rise?

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) has risen 3.4% over the last month, ending September 27. At the same time, the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP), which comprises 25 energy MLPs, has risen 3.0%.

EnLink Midstream Partners Could Gain Upward Momentum

EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) has risen 7.5% in the past month following a massive correction in August 2017.

Weekly Recap: Analyzing MLPs in the Week Ending September 22

MLPs were weak despite crude oil gains in the week ending September 22. Crude oil rose above $50 per barrel and stayed there at the end of the week.

Cheniere Energy Has Risen 1.6% in September: What’s Next?

In this series, we’ll find out whether Cheniere Energy can gain upward momentum from here.

US Midstream Companies with the Largest Capital Spending Plans

Midstream companies’ capital spending picked up in 2017 due to ongoing projects, the postponement of 2016 capital spending, and the addition of new projects.

Kinder Morgan: Weakness Continued in the Week Ending September 22

Kinder Morgan (KMI) fell 0.5% in the week ending September 22, 2017. In comparison, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) rose 2.1%.

Analyzing Recent Changes in ONEOK’s Key Indicators

ONEOK is trading at dividend yield of ~5.3%—higher compared to ~2.6% for Kinder Morgan (KMI) and ~4.9% for Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP).

These 10 MLPs Offer the Highest Yields

In this series, we’ll discuss the ten MLPs with the highest yields. We’ll compare the yields they offer, the reasons for the high yields, and if the yields are attractive considering the risks involved for each of these MLPs.

Behind 4 Key MLP General Partners

The four MLP partners we’ll compare in this series are Energy Transfer Equity, Western Gas Equity Partners, Plains GP Holdings, and Williams Companies.

Kinder Morgan Rose 1% in Strong Week for Energy Sector

Kinder Morgan (KMI) rose 1.1% in the week ended September 15, 2017.

MLPs: What Drove Last Week's Up and Downs

MLPs had a strong start last week, driven by the crude oil rally. However, these gains were slightly offset by a decline on Friday.

Calumet Specialty Products Has Doubled in 2017

Calumet Specialty Products Partners stock has nearly doubled in 2017. Its 50-day moving average crossed above its 200-day moving average at the end of June.

Could Enable Midstream Partners Gain Momentum?

Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) announced the signing of a merger agreement to acquire Align Midstream on September 12. In this series, we’ll assess whether ENBL could gain upward momentum.

HCLP, EMES: Are Frac Sand MLPs Currently Attractive?

Emerge Energy Services (EMES) and Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), which are frac sand MLPs, have fallen 45.0% and 60.0%, respectively, YTD (year-to-date).

Weekly Wrap-Up: MLPs Weak Last Week amid Crude Oil Volatility

MLPs had a good start last week with a strong rally in crude oil prices. But they turned to losses during the latter half of the week on concerns over Hurricane Irma and a corresponding weakness in crude oil prices.

Kinder Morgan Underperformed Peers Last Week

Kinder Morgan stock continued to trade below its 50-day moving average last week.

Is This the Right Time for Buckeye Partners?

Buckeye Partners (BPL) has been one of the worst performing MLPs in recent months, hitting a new 52-week low of $54.60. But has recovered slightly since then.


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