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    Energy & Utilities

    Best Energy Stocks to Buy in 2021 — XOM Versus BP

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Chesapeake Energy Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know

    Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reported that Chesapeake Energy might file for bankruptcy this week. The stock has been very volatile this year.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Top Oil-Producing Companies’ Stock Prices Fall

    Looking at the top US-listed oil-producing companies’ stock prices, ExxonMobil, BP, and Chevron have fallen by 40.5%, 41.6%, and 31.5% in 2020.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    HSBC Cut ExxonMobil’s Target Price before Q4 Earnings

    ExxonMobil’s stock price has been flat year-to-date. HSBC cut its target price on the stock from $74.5 to $74 before the company’s fourth-quarter earnings.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Dividends

    Will BP Boost Its Dividends in 2020?

    BP’s dividend payments were stable in 2019, at $0.615 per American depositary share each quarter. Let’s see what could affect its dividend growth this year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Is Wall Street Warming Up to BP Stock?

    BP (NYSE:BP) has started this year well. The stock has risen by 4.5% year-to-date, the most among its peers. The S&P 500 has increased by 0.3% year-to-date.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will US and Iran Tension Hurt or Benefit Oil Companies?

    Oil companies have come into focus due to geopolitical tension. The tension got worse after a US drone strike killed Iran’s top general in Iraq.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Q4 Wrap-Up of Oil Stocks XOM, CVX, RDS.A, BP

    Oil stocks like ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and BP (BP) saw mixed performance in the fourth quarter of 2019.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Analysts Prefer Chevron over ExxonMobil

    Mega oil companies Chevron (CVX) and ExxonMobil (XOM) saw a weak 2019. Their earnings slid in the first nine months of the year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Dividends

    The Best Dividend-Yielding Energy Stocks for 2020

    Energy stocks have risen marginally in 2019. Though these stocks have underperformed the market, their dividend yields have outperformed it.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Best Energy Stocks: Target Prices and Upside Potential

    Integrated energy stocks have underperformed the equity market in 2019. We’ll see what 2020 has in store for Chevron, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Oil Stocks with Strong Technicals—Looking ahead to 2020

    This year, oil stocks have taken a hit due to weaker oil prices. In 2019, WTI oil prices have declined by 12.2% year-over-year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Do Technical Indicators Hint at Strength for BP Stock?

    BP stock has had almost flat returns in 2019, and its stock is up 0.3% year-to-date. Lower oil prices have impacted the stock’s performance.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Is Shell Better Placed than Its Peers for 2020?

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) (RDS.B) stock has risen marginally by 0.9% YTD (year-to-date). Overall, 2019 hasn’t been great for the stock.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    ExxonMobil or Chevron: Which Is the Oil Stock for 2020?

    ExxonMobil and Chevron have faced harsh business conditions this year. Crude oil prices have risen, but they are still lower than last year, on average.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s Shell’s Stock Price Forecast until the End of 2019?

    Shell stock has seen dull returns in the current quarter. The stock has fallen 0.6% sequentially due to lower oil prices and volatile equity markets.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Goldman Sachs Favors Chevron Compared to ExxonMobil

    Chevron and ExxonMobil stocks have provided almost flat returns in the current quarter. As a result, Goldman Sachs favors Chevron over ExxonMobil.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    BP Could Benefit from Recovering Oil Prices in 2020

    BP (BP), a major oil company, has seen weak business conditions this year. The stock is down 8% year-to-date due to lower crude oil and natural gas prices.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Analysts Are Divided on Chevron Stock

    Chevron (CVX) stock’s performance has been dull this quarter. Although oil prices have risen this year, on average, they still stand lower than last year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Did BP Have Better Cash Flows in 2019 than Peers?

    BP (BP) saw weaker revenues and earnings in the first nine months of 2019. An across-the-board decline in segmental earnings impacted the performance.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Can Chevron Churn Profits across the Oil Price Cycle?

    Chevron has been facing volatile crude oil prices recently. Due to softer energy prices this year, its upstream realizations and earnings have weakened.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    BP Stock: Gauging Short Interest in Q4

    BP (BP) stock has fallen 2.4% sequentially. The stock is under pressure due to weaker results. The company’s third-quarter earnings fell sharply.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Amazon Stock Dropped 3% in December

    In December, Amazon (AMZN) stock opened above $1,800 but dropped by 3% during the week to close at $1751.6. In addition, its YTD returns dropped to 14%.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Get Real

    Get Real: Breakups, Rallies, and Struggles Continue

    In today’s Get Real newsletter, we looked at big tech breakup updates, another leaked Musk email, the Boeing and Airbus war, Slack’s outlook, and more.

    By Grace Nightingale
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    Energy & Utilities

    BP versus Chevron: Who Has More Financial Power?

    Oil companies Chevron Corp (CVX) and BP are facing harsh business conditions this year. CVX stock rose by 6.9% YTD and BP stock fell by 3.3%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    BP Stock: Is a Santa Claus Rally in the Cards?

    Weaker earnings results and lower oil prices are dragging down BP. The stock is down 2.2% month-to-date, 2.4% quarter-to-date, and 2.3% year-to-date.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    ExxonMobil Stock: Why Short Interest in XOM Has Surged

    ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has fallen 3.9% this quarter, driven down by the company’s weak third-quarter earnings and lower crude oil prices.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    SU Stock: Suncor Foresees 5% Growth in Oil Output

    Suncor Energy stock has risen 11.4% this year. It’s outperformed peers Chevron and ExxonMobil, which have risen 7.4% and 0.3%, respectively.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Shell Stock: Has RDSA Built a Reliable Business Model?

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock has been pressured this quarter, falling by 2.3% so far. The company has strived to create an integrated business.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Chevron: Analyzing Its Stock Price Forecast until December 31

    Chevron’s (CVX) stock price has risen 7.7% YTD (year-to-date). However, other energy stocks have put up mixed performances this year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    BP Stock: Is It Wrong to Buy It Now?

    BP (BP) stock has been weak this year—it has risen 0.2% quarter-to-date but has fallen 2.2% year-to-date. Let’s assess whether it’s a good time to buy BP.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, BP: Energy Stocks to Buy?

    While ExxonMobil and Chevron have fallen 2.7% and 0.4%, respectively, quarter-to-date, Royal Dutch Shell and BP have fallen 1.8% and 0.6%, respectively.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Chevron: Is It a Good Time to Invest in the Stock?

    Currently, Chevron stock trades at 18.5x its 2019 forward EPS and at 17.2x its 2020 forward EPS. The stock is higher than most of its peers.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Oil Prices and ExxonMobil Stock: What’s the Correlation?

    ExxonMobil stock and oil prices have a strong correlation. The one-year correlation coefficient between the stock and WTI crude oil prices stood at 0.54.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    ExxonMobil: How Will XOM Trend for the Rest of the Year?

    This quarter, ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has fallen 2.4%. Let’s try to forecast XOM’s upper and lower price limits until the end of the year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Texas Contributes 40% of US Crude Oil Production

    The US is the third-largest country by area in the world. However, US oil production is the world’s highest. Here’s a breakdown of its main oil regions.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Chevron Stock: Has the Short Interest Fallen?

    So far, Chevron’s (CVX) stock price has risen 2.1% in November due to stronger equity markets and higher crude oil prices.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Shell’s Growth Outlook: The Path Ahead in 2020

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock has risen 1% year-to-date, less than most peers. Its subdued returns may be due to the company’s dull earnings forecast.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Country Has the Most Oil?

    Let’s take a look at the countries that own the most proven oil reserves and see why that matters for investors. You might find some surprises!

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    ExxonMobil’s Valuation: Is XOM Stock a ‘Buy’?

    ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has risen 3.1% month-to-date, the most among peers. News of asset sale plans yesterday boosted XOM stock.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Suncor Stock Entering the ‘Buy’ Zone?

    Suncor stock has risen 3.8% this month, the highest among its peers, due to its robust results, higher oil prices, and stronger equity markets.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts’ Views: Is Shell a Better Buy than BP Stock?

    This year, Royal Dutch Shell stock (RDS.A) has risen just 0.3%. It has not done as well as BP stock (BP), which has risen 1.6%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-Know: World’s Top Oil Companies by Production

    The US, Saudi Arabia, and Russia are the world’s top three crude oil producers. Let’s take a look at the world’s top oil players by production volumes.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Forecasting BP’s Stock Direction for the Rest of the Year

    BP (BP) stock has risen by about 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Though that rise is marginal, the stock has still outperformed most peers, which have fallen.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Institutional Holdings: XOM, CVX, RDS.A, BP

    Institutional holdings in energy stocks changed a lot in the third quarter. Some bought leading energy stocks, while others bought some and sold others.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will the Dow Jones Industrial Average Climb to 30,000?

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) (DIA) seems to be touching new highs despite pessimism related to progress in trade talks.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Shell’s Short Interest on the Rise in Q4?

    Royal Dutch Shell has risen 1.2% in the current quarter driven by surging equity markets, soaring crude oil prices, and increasing natural gas prices.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BP Stock: Will Higher Crude Oil Prices Boost Its Earnings?

    BP stock has been rising in the current quarter. The rise in the stock price is in line with increased crude oil prices and equity markets in the quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil Stock: Not Yet Wall Street Analysts’ Favorite

    ExxonMobil stock has fallen 3.0% so far in Q4. However, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP have risen 2.8%, 0.5%, and 2.6%, respectively.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Shell Stock: Are Its Shareholder Returns in Danger?

    This month, Shell’s stock returns have been lower than most peers’. The company believes its returns could be vulnerable to macroeconomic conditions.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Chevron Stock Soon Look Like a ‘Buy’?

    Chevron (CVX) stock has been rising since the company’s third-quarter earnings release on November 1. Month-to-date, CVX stock has increased by 5.3%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Suncor vs. Total SA: Who Did Better in Q3 Earnings?

    Suncor Energy (SU) and Total SA (TOT) stocks have risen since their earnings. Though both companies’ profits fell, they beat analysts’ estimates.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Stocks in Q4: ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, and BP

    Integrated energy stocks ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and BP (BP) have been rising in the current quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s Why Analysts Prefer Chevron over ExxonMobil

    Chevron’s (CVX) and ExxonMobil’s (XOM) stocks have reacted differently to the companies’ earnings releases on November 1.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How ExxonMobil’s and Chevron’s Dividend Yields Compare

    This quarter, ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has risen 3.4%, while Chevron (CVX) has risen 2.7%. Let’s look at both stocks in further detail.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Cannabis

    Get Real: Scandal and Opportunity in the Market

    Twitter is dealing with a scandal and Airbus seems to be making the most of the Boeing crisis. Plus, Canopy Growth has a new partner.

    By Grace Nightingale
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Markets Love BP Compared to XOM, CVX, and Shell

    BP has the highest correlation coefficient of 0.60 with WTI, followed by Shell at 0.57. Meanwhile, ExxonMobil and Chevron have relatively low correlations.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has Shell Performed Better than BP in Q3?

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) and BP’s (BP) earnings fell in the third quarter. While BP’s profits fell 41%, Shell’s earnings fell 15%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Berenberg Prefers ExxonMobil over Chevron

    ExxonMobil and Chevron released their Q3 earnings results on November 1. While Berenberg has raised ExxonMobil’s target, it has lowered Chevron’s.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Aramco IPO: Will Crude Oil Prices Keep Declining?

    In the week ended November 1, WTI crude oil prices fell 0.8% and settled at $56.20 per barrel. Year-to-date, active WTI futures have risen 23.8%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil or Chevron: Which Performed Better in Q3?

    ExxonMobil and Chevron surprised markets with strong third-quarter earnings results on Friday. Their adjusted EPS beat analysts’ estimates.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Saudi Aramco IPO Arrives: Did Baghdadi’s Death Help?

    The long-awaited Saudi Aramco IPO is confirmed. Based on estimates, this could be the largest IPO. Also, Aramco could be the biggest listed company.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    Chevron’s Lower Earnings Disappoint Wall Street

    Chevron’s (CVX) earnings, on a reported basis, have fallen 36% YoY to $2.6 billion in the third quarter. The company released its results today.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    ExxonMobil Earnings Beat the Estimate, Stock Rose

    ExxonMobil’s (XOM) earnings have fallen 53% YoY in its third-quarter results. Analysts expected a 54% YoY fall in the company’s profits.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Shell’s Earnings Positively Surprise Wall Street

    Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) earnings surprised Wall Street by posting a lower-than-expected decline. Shell’s earnings slumped 15% YoY to $4.9 billion.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Electric Vehicles Aren’t Big Oil’s Only Troubles

    Rising sales of electric vehicles are a risk for crude oil producers. As EV adoption increases, oil demand is expected to fall.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    Will Shell’s Earnings Recover from a Two-Year Low?

    Shell plans to release its third-quarter results on Thursday. Analysts expect Shell’s earnings to fall YoY (year-over-year) in the third quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Saudi Aramco IPO: What Investors Can Expect

    Saudi Aramco’s IPO will finally debut on the Tadawul stock exchange on December 11, according to Reuters. Investors have been waiting for three years.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    BP’s Q3 Earnings Slump but Beat the Estimate

    BP’s third-quarter earnings, which it reported on October 29, fell almost 41% year-over-year. However, they came in better than analysts’ estimate.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    BP’s Q3 Results Are around the Corner: What to Expect

    BP will release its third-quarter earnings results on October 29. In the quarter, integrated energy companies faced severe business conditions.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chevron: Are Higher Oil Prices Boosting Its Stock?

    So far, Chevron (CVX) stock has risen 4.1% in October. The stock might have risen due to higher oil prices and improving equity markets.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BP’s Earnings: Will Upstream, Downstream Slump in Q3?

    Integrated oil and gas major BP (BP) is expected to post its third-quarter results next week. Will BP’s earnings put on a good show?

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Must-Know: The Top 10 Refineries in the US

    US crude oil production has more than doubled since 2009 and grew by 1.1% over the last year. Currently, there are 133 operable refineries in the US.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil and Chevron: Who Will Post Better Results?

    ExxonMobil and Chevron are expected to post dull numbers in the third quarter. They’re scheduled to report their third-quarter earnings on November 1.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Energy Stocks Should You Consider Pre-Q3?

    Energy stocks are slumping due to falling equity markets and plunging oil prices. So far this month, the S&P 500 Index has fallen 2.8%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil Stock: Berenberg Cut Target Price before Q3

    Berenberg cut its target price on ExxonMobil (XOM) stock from $73 to $63, according to Reuters. Analysts’ mean target price on ExxonMobil stock is $80.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    XOM, CVX, RDS, BP: Will Energy Earnings Fall in Q3?

    Integrated energy stocks slumped in the third quarter. Lower oil prices, equity market volatility, and macro concerns hammered the stocks.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Q3 Wrap-Up for Energy Stocks: BP, XOM, CVX, RDS.A

    Integrated energy stocks slumped in the third quarter. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock fell the most, dropping 9.6% in the third quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil and Chevron: Do Moving Averages Show a Breakout?

    Leading energy stocks like ExxonMobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) are facing bleak business conditions. Oil prices have been weaker in the third quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Tellurian-Petronet LNG Deal Comes Up at Howdy Modi

    Tellurian Inc (TELL) is on the way to bag a big deal. On September 21, 2019, Tellurian signed a non-binding MoU with Petronet LNG Limited.

    By Shankar Iyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing Short Interest in XOM, CVX, RDS.A, and BP

    Short interest changes have been mixed in the third quarter. Integrated energy stocks ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, and BP have fallen.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    ExxonMobil and Chevron: Upstream Portfolio Positioning

    Integrated oil companies ExxonMobil and Chevron have strong upstream portfolios, which play a vital role in determining their profitabilities.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BP Stock: Should You Buy It Now?

    BP (BP) stock rose 3.9% on Monday due to higher oil prices. The drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oilfield increased WTI crude oil by about 13%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Higher Oil Prices Boost XOM, CVX, Shell, BP

    Rising oil prices boosted energy stocks on September 16, as the drone attack on Saudi Aramco’s oil field propelled oil prices by about 10%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chevron Stock Falls in Q3: Where’s It Headed?

    Chevron (CVX) stock has fallen 1.4% since July 1, 2019, the beginning of the current quarter. Prices of WTI crude oil have fallen 6.0% in the quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Valuations: Where Do XOM, CVX, Shell, and BP Stand?

    The valuations of integrated energy stocks ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, and BP have been slammed in Q3, led by volatile equity markets and oil prices.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil Stock Downgraded to ‘Sell’ by Redburn

    Redburn has double-downgraded ExxonMobil stock to “sell,” according to Thomson Reuters. It’s actually made downgrades in the entire sector.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Shell Stock Near Its 52-Week Low: Right Time to Invest?

    Royal Dutch Shell is trading near its 52-week low. Shell stock has fallen sharply in the third quarter to $55.80, close to its 52-week low of $54.90.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Institutional Holdings in XOM, CVX, BP, and RDS.A

    Institutional holdings in Chevron, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP stand at levels ranging from 10% in Shell to 68% in Chevron.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Stocks Fall: Right Time to Invest?

    The recent slump in energy stocks provides investors with an opportunity to invest in well-placed stocks. Shell looks like an attractive investment option.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Energy Stocks XOM, CVX, RDS.A, and BP Attractive?

    Integrated energy stocks have slumped in August. Royal Dutch Shell has fallen the most compared to ExxonMobil, Chevron, and BP.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Slumping Energy Stocks Post Attractive Dividend Yields

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock has slumped 10.8% so far in Q3. Shell’s dividend yield has risen to 6.6%, the highest among its peers.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Do Analysts Like Energy Sector Stocks Post-Q2?

    Energy sector players ExxonMobil, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP saw their earnings fall year-over-year in the second quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Sector Stocks Fell: XOM, CVX, RDS.A, and BP

    Energy sector stocks including ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), and BP (BP) are getting hit twice.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil Stock: JPMorgan Chase Cut Its Target Price

    ExxonMobil’s (XOM) earnings fell in the second quarter. After the earnings, JPMorgan Chase cut its target price on ExxonMobil stock from $85 to $83.

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    Chevron’s Earnings Fell: Upstream Output Rose 9%

    Chevron (CVX) posted its second-quarter results on August 2. Chevron’s earnings per share stood at $2.27 in Q2 2019 compared to $1.78 in Q2 2018.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    ExxonMobil’s Earnings Fall but Upstream Volumes Rise

    ExxonMobil (XOM) posted its Q2 results on August 2. ExxonMobil’s earnings per share reached $0.73 in Q2 2019 compared to $0.92 in Q2 2018.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Shell Stock Tanks 7% on Earnings: CFRA Downgrades It

    Shell stock (RDS.A) (RDS.B) fell 7% on August 1, its earnings release day. After its earnings, CFRA downgraded Shell stock and cut its price target.

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    Shell’s Earnings Fell to a Two-Year Low, Missed Estimate

    Shell’s earnings fell almost 50% YoY to $3.0 billion in the second quarter. On an adjusted basis, Shell’s earnings fell 26% YoY to $3.5 billion.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    BP Stock: Jefferies Upgrades It to ‘Buy’

    Jeffries upgraded BP (BP) stock from “hold” to “buy.” The upgrade followed BP’s second-quarter earnings release on Tuesday.

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