RECENT Industry and Company RESEARCH
NextEra Energy is one of the fastest-growing utilities in the country. In this series, we’ll discuss its operational and financial metrics and see whether it’s attractive from a long-term investment perspective.
Although banks’ earnings were better than expected, banking stocks fell due to weak trading revenue and disappointing forecasts.
TransCanada (TRP) was founded more than 65 years ago, and its operations spread across seven Canadian provinces, 38 US states, and Mexico.
Last week, financials got a boost after major banks cleared the latest round of the Fed’s stress tests. Financial stocks rose 1.5% last week.
Xcel Energy (XEL) has a market capitalization of $23 billion and appears to be one of the potentially attractive utility stocks in 2017.
Schneider National (SNDR) topped the list with a stock price gain of 6.5%. It was the top gainer in the logistics and air travel sector.
Major banking stocks rose after the Fed approved huge payout plans. Wells Fargo (WFC) rose 2.7% and Citigroup (C) rose 2.8%.
Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in the US. KMI owns an interest in or operates ~84,000 miles of pipelines and 155 terminals.
Noble Energy has been increasing its US onshore liquids focus. It holds acreage positions in premiere US shale plays such as the DJ Basin, the Delaware Basin, and the Eagle Ford Shale.
US stocks ended the week with a marginal gain. Weak financials and consumer staples shares eclipsed a rally in the healthcare and biotechnology sectors.
On June 12, 2017, the White House issued recommendations to relax banking regulations due to a significant improvement in the financial system and renewed economic growth.
According to its investor presentation released on May 17, 2017, Oasis Petroleum (OAS) holds a premier acreage position in the Williston Basin. This series will look at what we can expect from Oasis this year.
Anadarko Petroleum noted that it had $5.8 billion in cash and cash equivalents on March 31, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at the company’s key fundamentals and stock price movement.
The financial sector boosted US stocks last week even as the market continued to trade sideways in the absence of major new economic data.
Financials took a hit in the week of May 29–June 2, 2017, with the S&P 500 Financials Index falling 0.80% compared to a rise of 1.0% in the S&P 500.
President Trump’s economic stimulus policy and an increase in infrastructure investment are expected to have a positive impact on US GDP growth.
Headquartered in Tennessee, Dollar General (DG) is the largest discount store retailer in the United States in terms of total sales.
In 2017, Anadarko Petroleum (APC) expects to focus on its US onshore and Gulf of Mexico operations. In 2016, APC closed more than $5 billion in asset monetizations.
In this series, we’ll look at Apache’s key fundamentals and compare them with those of energy peers.
In a previous series, we read about Continental Resources’ (CLR) management objectives and operational plans in 2017. In this series, we’ll focus on Continental’s key fundamentals.