SuperValu Cruises past Analyst Expectations, Still Sinks

SuperValu (SVU) reported adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus by $0.10. Total sales from continuing operations stood at $3.8 billion—35% higher YoY.

Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results Met Analysts' Expectations

Kinder Morgan reported its 3Q17 results on October 18, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS of $0.15, which was in-line with analysts’ consensus estimates.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 20

On October 20, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,378.65 after rising 0.25%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 1.7% on October 19, 2017.

Highs and Lows: Wall Street's Performance on October 19

After rising for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. It rose in the first three trading days of the week.

RECENT Energy and Power RESEARCH

Analyzing Halliburton before Its 3Q17 Earnings

In 3Q17, analysts expect adjusted EPS of $0.37 for Halliburton (HAL). Wall Street analysts expect Halliburton’s adjusted earnings to improve 37% in 3Q17.

What to Expect from Southwestern Energy’s 3Q17 Earnings

Southwestern Energy (SWN) is set to report its 3Q17 earnings on October 26, 2017, after the market closes. For 3Q17, the current consensus net income estimate for SWN is ~$78 million.

Reading the Impact of Oil Prices on Your Energy Investments

On October 5, 2017, US crude oil November futures closed at $50.79 per barrel—a jump of 1.6% from its last closing price.

Andeavor's 3Q17 Stock Performance Beat the S&P 500

In 3Q17, Andeavor (ANDV) stock rose 10.2%, outperforming the market indicator, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). The ETF rose by 3.9% in the same period.

Analysts’ Top 5 Favorite S&P 500 Utilities Stocks

US utility stocks were weak recently due to proposed tax reforms and the increased possibility of another interest rate hike this year.

What Do Analysts Expect from Baker Hughes’s 3Q17 Earnings?

In 3Q17, analysts expect Baker Hughes to report adjusted earnings per share of ~$0.14.

Have Natural Gas Prices Turned Bearish?

On October 4, 2017, natural gas (UNG) November futures closed at $2.94 per MMBtu (million British thermal units), a rise of 1.6% from the last trading session.

This Week in Energy: Winners and Losers so Far

So far this week (starting October 2, 2017), crude oil is leading the decline among energy commodities, having fallen 3% as of Wednesday, October 4.

Is It the Beginning of the Bear Market for Crude Oil Prices?

Oil prices are at a two-week low. The rise in Cushing crude oil inventories by 1.6 MMbbls on September 22–29, 2017, weighed on crude oil prices.

Could US Crude Oil Fall below the $50 Mark?

On October 3, 2017, US crude oil November futures fell 0.3% and closed at $50.42 per barrel. Between September 26 and October 3, 2017, US crude oil (USL) November futures fell 2.8%.

The US Coal Market and What's Impacting It

For the week ended September 22, natural gas inventory came in at 3,466 Bcf (billion cubic feet), which was higher than 3,408 Bcf one week earlier.

Will US Crude Oil Bears Overshadow the Bulls?

November WTI crude oil futures contracts fell 0.3% to $50.4 per barrel on October 3, 2017. Brent crude oil futures contracts fell 0.2% to $56 per barrel.

The Upstream and Oilfield Services Sectors This Week

For the week beginning October 2, 2017, natural gas prices are leading the decline in energy commodities.

SCANA Stock Has Fallen 33% in 2017: What’s Next?

Things have been getting uglier for SCANA (SCG) since it abandoned the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant a few months ago. Its stock is racing to the bottom.

Integrated Energy Sector Wrap-Up for 3Q17: XOM, CVX, RDS.A, BP

This series reviews the 3Q17 market performance of four leading integrated energy stocks—ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and BP (BP). We’ll also examine company-specific news that impacted these stocks.

Is W&T Offshore's Stock Rally about to Take a Breather?

Last week (ended September 29, 2017), W&T Offshore’s (WTI) stock price rose more than 7%, from $2.85 to $3.05.

Could Utility Stocks' Weakness Persist?

President Trump unveiled his administration’s much-awaited corporate tax reform proposals last week. US utility stocks reacted negatively to the news, falling 1.3%.

Why Rise in Oil Could Be Necessary for Energy Stock Momentum

On October 2, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (DBO) (USL) November futures closed at $50.58 per barrel, 2.1% down from the last trading session.

How Whiting Petroleum Is Reacting to Rising Oil

In the week ended September 29, 2017, Whiting Petroleum (WLL) stock rose 7%, but on a YTD (year-to-date) basis, WLL stock has fallen ~57%.

Is Oil Price Recovery Enough for CHK Stock?

Recovery in crude oil prices (DBO) (UCO) has been driving CHK stock higher. In the week ended September 29, 2017, crude oil rose 2%.


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