Flotek Industries: Wall Street’s Target and Relative Valuation

Flotek Industries’ (FTK) stock price has fallen 60% in the past year as of August 10, 2017. XLE has produced -6% returns since August 10, 2016.

These Deals Are Shaping AT&T’s Future

AT&T (T) announced recently that it was partnering with SONIFI Solutions to expand entertainment options for travelers in hotels.

Analyzing ONEOK’s Growth Prospects in 2017 and Beyond

In 2Q17, ONEOK’s Natural Gas Liquids segment’s adjusted EBITDA fell 1.2% compared to 2Q16 due to a decrease in optimization and marketing earnings.

Pre-Market Report: Strong Global Markets, Improved Risk Appetite

After gaining for seven consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell last week. The index started this week on a stronger note.


FireEye's Value Drivers in Fiscal 2Q17

FireEye (FEYE) reported 2Q17 revenues of $185.5 million, which beat analysts’ expectations by ~$9.1 million. FireEye’s improved guidance for 2017 exceeded analysts’ expectations of $730.6 million.

How Did Burlington Northern Santa Fe Perform in 2Q17?

On August 4, 2017, Burlington Northern Santa Fe (or BNSF) filed a Form 10-Q with the SEC for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

Why Natural Gas Prices Are Rising

On August 9, 2017, natural gas (UNG) September futures closed at $2.88 per MMBtu (million British thermal unit).

Key Updates from Tech Players' Quarterly Earnings

IBM (IBM) stock fell to a new one-year low on the day after its 2Q17 earnings report.

Digging Deeper into US Automakers’ July 2017 Sales

July 2017 US auto sales stood at ~1.4 million vehicle units, which was ~7.0% lower than the July 2016 US auto sales of ~1.5 million vehicle units.

Will Target’s Fiscal 2Q17 Results Mark Improvement?

Target (TGT) plans to announce its fiscal 2Q17 sales and earnings results on August 16. TGT’s management noted that its comps could show modest improvement year-over-year.

High-Dividend SPX Utilities Today: A Toe-to-Toe Analysis

Utilities are the highest-yielding equities, with their yields surpassing that of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by more than 100 basis points.

Will Trade Help Colombian Economy to Bounce Back in 2017?

Colombian (GXG) exports stood at $2.8 billion in June 2017, a 0.8% increase year-over-year and an 18% decline on a month-over-month basis.

A Look at Apollo Global Management's 2Q17 Earnings

In this series, we’ll study the performance of Apollo’s various divisions, its dividend distribution, and its valuation.

Why Billionaire Jeffrey Gundlach Is Buying S&P 500 Puts

In an interview with CNBC’s Halftime Report on Tuesday, August 8, billionaire investor Jeffrey Gundlach shared his views.

Rio Tinto's Unique Place in the Volatile Commodity Market

Rio Tinto’s (RIO) stock hit a new 52-week high of $47.85 on August 7.

Bond Ladders May Not be the Best Investment Strategy

For investors seeking income from municipal bond exposure, one of the most popular investment strategies employed by individual investors has been one of the least successful strategies—the bond ladder. It’s…

How Wall Street Is Rating Aluminum Stocks in 3Q17

Earnings season for 2Q17 is nearly over. Most aluminum producers have reported their quarterly earnings.

Alan Greenspan: This Bubble Is Going to Burst First

Alan Greenspan believes that interest rates in the United States and globally are too low and might have to be increased too quickly in the future.

TJX Companies’ Fiscal 2Q18 Results: What to Expect

TJX Companies (TJX) is scheduled to announce its fiscal 2Q18 (ended July 29, 2017) results on August 15. The stock has fallen 4.8% so far this year.

Analyzing ETE and ETP’s 2Q17 Earnings

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) and its subsidiary, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), reported their 2Q17 earnings on August 8, 2017, and held their earnings call the next day.

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How Mid-Cap and Large-Cap MLPs Performed in 2Q17

The week ending August 4, 2017, was busy for MLPs, as a large number of these publicly traded partnerships reported their 2Q17 earnings results during the week.

Whiting Petroleum Stock Continues to Face Challenges in 2017

Whiting Petroleum has come under pressure this year as crude oil prices started to fall. Since the beginning of 2017, Whiting Petroleum has fallen ~62%.

Which Oilfield Service Stocks Look Attractive after 2Q17?

As of June 30, Schlumberger’s net debt growth was the highest among our set of OFS companies. Its 2Q17 total borrowing fell 13% compared to last year.

Apple Means Business: Deciphering the Latest Moves

Apple (AAPL) has reportedly been trying to lower the share of Apple Music revenues (QQQ) that it pays out to record labels.


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