Costco Tops Fiscal 1Q18 Estimates

Costco Wholesale (COST) reported stronger-than-expected fiscal 1Q18 results, surpassing analysts’ expectations for both sales and EPS (earnings per share).

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Weak on December 15

After a pullback on Thursday, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on December 15 and fell to five-week low price levels.

US Markets Had a Mixed Performance on December 14

The S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. Despite a strong start, the market lost momentum as the week progressed and fell on Thursday.

Can Kohl’s Stock Pick Up Some Momentum?

Kohl’s (KSS) stock price has risen 1.8% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of December 12.


The 10 MLPs Most Correlated with Crude Oil

In this series, we’ll look at the ten MLPs most correlated with crude oil amid crude oil price volatility.

What to Look for in Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results

Kinder Morgan (KMI) is expected to report its 3Q17 earnings on October 18, 2017.

How Partnership with TRGP, DCP Could Benefit Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan’s Gulf Coast Express Pipeline project is designed to move 1.7 million dekatherms per day of gas from the Permian to the Texas Gulf Coast.

Why MLPs Were Strong despite Fall in Crude Oil Last Week

Last week, MLPs continued to rally for the second consecutive week despite a correction in crude oil.

How Enbridge Energy Partners Looks 5 Months after Dividend Cut

Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) has severely underperformed its peers in 2017.

Comparing Royalty Interest Owner MLPs: VNOM and BSM

Of the four royalty interest owner MLPs, DMLP and KRP have market capitalizations below $500 million. Here, we’ll compare the other two: VNOM and BSM.

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.


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