Analyst ratings for integrated energy stocks
Integrated energy firms ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and BP (BP) have been rated by a total of 26, 26, 12, and 12 analysts, respectively. Of these, 23%, 69%, 92%, and 42% of analysts rated XOM, CVX, RDS.A, and BP as a “buy,” respectively.
Which integrated energy firms have the most “hold” and “sell” ratings?
BP has the most “hold” ratings among the four stocks discussed here. For BP, 58% of analysts have given “hold” ratings. If you are looking for exposure to large US companies, you can consider the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA). The ETF invests a combined ~7% of its holdings in integrated energy majors XOM and CVX.