Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stronger on December 11

On December 11, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.98% and closed the day at 3,322.24. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.9% on December 8.

Could Moderation in US Markets Affect Halliburton in 4Q17?

In this series, we’ll analyze Halliburton’s drivers, balance sheet, free cash flow, and dividend yield.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Strong on December 8

The Shanghai Composite Index fell in the first four days this week and opened lower on December 8. It rose as the day progressed and ended the day higher.

US Markets Were Mixed on December 7

On December 7, nine out of the S&P 500’s 11 major sectors rose. Strength in the industrials and materials sectors supported the market.

RECENT Energy and Power RESEARCH

Did Canadian Solar's 3Q17 Earnings Meet Analysts' Expectations?

Canadian Solar (CSIQ) reported its 3Q17 earnings results on November 9. CSIQ declared earnings per share of $0.22, slightly below the analyst consensus estimate of $0.26.

Is Downtrend in ConocoPhillips Stock Just Getting Started?

For the week ending November 17, 2017, crude oil (USO) prices fell marginally from $56.76 per barrel to $56.71 per barrel, a decrease of 0.05%.

Fall in Energy Commodities Impacts Energy Stocks

On November 20, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (DBO) active futures fell 0.5%. On the same day, US crude oil active futures settled at $56.42 per barrel.

Saudi Arabia and Hedge Funds Influence the Crude Oil Market

January US crude oil (USL) (UWT) futures contracts fell 0.51% to $56.42 per barrel on November 20, 2017.

How the Market Viewed Weatherford International on November 17

Weatherford International (WFT) stock fell 16.0% in the week ended November 17, 2017. The VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) generated a return of -6.0% during this period.

Nabors Industries: Returns, Valuation, and Wall Street Rating

Nabors Industries’ (NBR) one-year stock price was down 58% as of November 16. We discussed Nabors Industries’ value drivers in Will Nabors Industries’ Weak Run Continue? The Energy Select Sector SPDR…

This Week's Energy Sector Updates

Between November 10 and November 17, US crude oil (USO)(USL) January futures fell 0.5%—the first weekly loss in the last six weeks.

Utilities' Weekly Review: Will These Defensives Continue to Rise?

Broader utilities (XLU) rose 0.5% and posted a new 52-week high of $57.23 last week. XLU has risen more than 15% year-to-date.

Schlumberger: What the Market Was Saying on November 17

Schlumberger’s (SLB) one-week return was -6% through November 17, 2017. In this series, we’ll look at Schlumberger and its correlation with crude oil.

The Latest on Alpine High: Behind APA’s Strategic Goals

On an adjusted basis, APA’s production in 3Q17 was 354 Mboepd—a 19.2% YoY (year-over-year) fall from 438 Mboepd in 3Q16.

Why W&T Offshore’s Stock Is Up 61% So Far in 2H17

So far in 2H17, W&T Offshore (WTI) stock price rose from $1.96 at the end of June 2017 to $3.15 as of November 16 – a very strong rise of ~61%.

Will Nabors Industries’ Weak Run Continue?

Nabors Industries (NBR) is one of the largest land-based drilling operators in the world. It had a weak run in the stock market in 2017.

Finding Opportunities when Utilities Trade at an All-Time High

Investors’ quest for safe-haven stocks resulted in a modest rally in US utilities this year. XLU has risen more than 15% YTD.

How Oil’s Decline Could Affect Your Investments

On November 16, 2017, US crude oil (USO) (USL) January futures fell 0.3% and closed at $55.35 per barrel.

Seadrill Partners in 3Q17: Will Revenue, Earnings Fall Again?

Seadrill Partners (SDLP) is scheduled to release its 3Q17 results on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. In the last three months, SDLP stock has risen 41%.

US Natural Gas Futures Might Continue to Fall Next Week

December US natural gas (UNG) (UGAZ) futures contracts trading in NYMEX rose 0.97% and settled at $3.05 per MMBtu on November 16, 2017.

Are Natural Gas Prices at Risk of Falling More?

On November 15, natural gas December futures fell 0.7% and closed at $3.10 per MMBtu. Natural gas prices were weak despite the cooler weather forecast.

How Stanley Black & Decker's Dividend Yield Is Trending

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is set to pay its 4Q17 dividend of $0.63 per share on December 19, 2017.

Where Valero Could Be Headed in 4Q17

In this series, we’ll evaluate Valero Energy’s (VLO) current position, in terms of its financial and market performance, to determine its outlook for 4Q17.

Refining and Marketing and Integrated Energy Gainers and Losers

For the week of November 13–17, 2017, unleaded gasoline (UGA) prices are leading the fall in energy commodities. The prices fell from last week’s close.


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