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    Energy & Utilities

    Top Energy Gains Last Week

    On April 16, McDermott International announced that it will release its first-quarter earnings results on April 29.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Consumer

    David Einhorn Was Right about Apple

    Greenlight Capital (GLRE) exited its position in Apple in the third quarter of 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Why Halliburton’s Q2 2018 Earnings Narrowly Missed Estimates

    Halliburton (HAL) released its Q2 2018 financial results today. The company recorded total revenues of ~$6.15 billion in Q2 2018, up 24% from its ~$4.96 billion in Q2 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Weatherford International’s Short Interest on July 17

    Short interest in Weatherford International (WFT) as a percentage of its float was 12.6% on July 17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in ION Geophysical

    As of January 19, the short interest in ION Geophysical (IO) as a percentage of its float was 8.9%—compared to 6.4% as of January 1.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Schlumberger Reports Q2 2018 Earnings, Beats Estimates

    Schlumberger (SLB) released its Q2 2018 results on July 20 with total revenue of $8.3 billion, up 11.3% from $7.46 billion in Q2 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    TETRA Technologies: Wall Street Analysts’ Forecast

    Approximately 83% of Wall Street analysts tracking TETRA Technologies rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent as of July 12.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    TETRA Technologies Reacts to Crude Oil

    TETRA Technologies’ (TTI) correlation with crude oil on April 12–July 12 was 0.30. The correlation represents a positive relationship.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Project for TechnipFMC in the Second Quarter

    In Q2 2018, analysts expect TechnipFMC to post adjusted EPS of $0.38, a 37% increase compared to the Q1 2018 adjusted earnings of $0.28.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Crude Oil Rig Count Hits a Three-Year High

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), published its US crude oil rig count report on July 6, indicating that the US crude oil rig count rose by five last week to 863, its highest level since March 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    How WFT Stock Has Reacted to Crude Oil Prices

    Weatherford International (WFT) stock’s correlation with crude oil was strong between June 29 and July 6, at 0.72.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Top Energy Decliners in the Week Ended July 6

    During the week ended July 6, US crude oil August futures and natural gas August futures fell 0.5% and 2.3%, respectively.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    How Is Baker Hughes Reacting to Crude Oil Prices?

    The correlation coefficient between Baker Hughes’s (BHGE) stock price and crude oil price between April 5, 2017, and July 5, 2018, was 0.15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Baker Hughes’s Q2 2018 Earnings Rose

    For Q2 2018, analysts expect Baker Hughes to post adjusted earnings per share of $0.14.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Hedge Funds Buying TELL, LGCY, AROC, and CLB?

    In Q1 2018, ten hedge funds either created new positions or added to their positions in Tellurian (TELL).

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Saudi Arabia’s Crude Oil Production Could Hit a New Record

    Reuters estimates that Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production increased by 700,000 bpd to 10,700,000 bpd in June—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    OPEC’s Crude Oil Production Rose in June

    On July 2, a Reuters survey showed that OPEC’s crude oil production increased by 320,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 32,320,000 bpd in June.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Superior Energy Services Reacts to Crude Oil’s Price

    Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) correlation with crude oil’s price on March 28–June 28 was 0.62—a strong positive relationship.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Patterson-UTI Energy’s ‘Buy’ Ratings Are Increasing

    On March 19–June 19, the percentage of analysts recommending a “buy” or some equivalent for Patterson-UTI Energy has increased from 76% to 78%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford: This Week’s Weakest Oilfield Service Stock

    This week, Weatherford International (WFT) has fallen the most in the oilfield service sector, by 3.3% from $3.64 to $3.52.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Consumer

    Wall Street’s Targets for SLB, HAL, KEG, NBR, and CLB

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street’s targets for the OFS stocks that had the highest net debt-to-equity ratios in the first quarter.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    A Look at the Short Interests of SLB, HAL, KEG, NBR, and CLB

    Short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) as a percentage of its float was 1.5% on June 1, 2018, compared to 1.8% on June 1, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Comparing the Returns of 5 OFS Companies by Net Debt-to-Equity

    From June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, Key Energy Services (KEG) produced an -11% return.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Does Schlumberger’s Net Debt-to-Equity Ratio Suggest?

    On March 31, 2018, Schlumberger’s (SLB) net debt was $13.9 billion, 20% higher than its net debt of $11.6 billion on March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What’s Up with Halliburton’s Net Debt-to-Equity Ratio?

    On March 31, 2018, Halliburton’s (HAL) net debt was $8.57 billion, 3% lower than its net debt of $8.88 billion on March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    The 5 Oilfield Companies with the Highest Net Debt-to-Equity

    In this series, we’ll analyze the five oilfield equipment and services companies with the highest net debt-to-equity ratios in Q1 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How NOW Stock Has Reacted to Crude Oil Prices

    Between January 1 and May 23, NOW’s (DNOW) correlation with crude oil was 0.38.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Schlumberger’s Dividend Yield and Why It Matters

    In April, Schlumberger (SLB) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share to be paid in July. Schlumberger’s (SLB) quarterly dividend per share remained unchanged from Q1 2017 to Q1 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Schlumberger’s Stock Price after First-Quarter Earnings

    Schlumberger Limited (SLB) is the largest US oilfield equipment and service (or OFS) company. Its stock price has risen in the past year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Short Interest in the Top 5 OFS Companies by Free Cash Flow

    Short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) as a percentage of its float was 1.7% on March 20, 2018, compared to 1.2% on March 20, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Is Schlumberger’s Stock Price Showing Weakness?

    On February 23, 2018, Schlumberger was trading at $66.50, which is ~17% lower than its price a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Flotek Industries after 4Q17 Earnings

    Here, we’ll discuss Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for Flotek Industries (FTK) following its 4Q17 earnings release.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What Wall Street Analysts Recommend for Halliburton

    On February 15, 2018, approximately 92% of the Wall Street analysts tracking Halliburton rated it a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for NOV after Its 4Q17 Earnings

    In this article, we’ll take a look at Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for National Oilwell Varco (NOV) shares following its 4Q17 earnings release.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Analysts’ Forecast for Halliburton after Its 4Q17 Earnings

    On January 22, the day Halliburton released its 4Q17 earnings, ~92% of the analysts tracking Halliburton rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Forecast for Schlumberger after 4Q17 Earnings

    Approximately 71% of the analysts tracking Schlumberger rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent on January 19, 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Weatherford Reacted to Crude Oil Price Changes

    From December 29, 2017, to January 5, 2018, Weatherford International’s (WFT) correlation with the West Texas Intermediate crude oil price was -0.13.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Did Schlumberger React to Crude Oil Prices Last Week?

    Crude oil prices have risen significantly since the end of June 2017. Analysts don’t expect much impending downside in crude oil prices.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What’s Schlumberger’s Dividend Yield?

    On November 22, 2017, Schlumberger’s dividend yield increased to ~3.2% due to an 11% stock price fall on September 29–November 22.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    TechnipFMC’s Valuation Relative to Peers

    Schlumberger (SLB) is the largest company by market capitalization among our set of select oilfield services and equipment (or OFS) companies.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Superior Energy Services

    On October 31, approximately 48% of analysts tracking Superior Energy Services rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Baker Hughes after Its 3Q17 Earnings

    On October 20, 2017, ~39% of the sell-side analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Baker Hughes rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Did Weatherford React to Crude Oil Price Changes?

    The correlation coefficient between Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock price and WTI crude oil prices on October 13–20, 2017, was -0.05.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Wall Street’s Forecast for Flotek Industries before Its 3Q17 Earnings

    On October 16, 2017, all analysts tracking Flotek Industries rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    What Analysts Expect from Flotek Industries’ 3Q17 Earnings

    In 3Q17, analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to report adjusted earnings per share of $0.02. Wall Street expects FTK’s revenues to rise 1% over 2Q17 to $86.2 million.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Halliburton Reacts to Crude Oil’s Price Change

    Crude oil’s price correlation coefficient with Halliburton’s stock price on October 6–13, 2017, was 0.33. There was a weak correlation in the past week.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Nabors Industries’ Short Interest on October 12

    Short interest in Nabors Industries (NBR) as a percentage of its float was 10.4% on October 12, 2017, compared to 12.2% on June 30, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts’ Forecast for Weatherford before Its 3Q17 Earnings

    On October 10, 2017, ~74% of the Wall Street analysts tracking Weatherford International rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What Wall Street Analysts Expect from PTEN’s 3Q17 Earnings

    In 3Q17, analysts expect an $0.18 adjusted loss per share for Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN), which means Wall Street analysts expect PTEN to cut its losses from the 2Q17 adjusted loss of $0.21 per share.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford Reacted to Crude Oil Price Changes

    Weatherford’s low correlation with crude oil might not help its stock price much even if crude oil’s current upward momentum continues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Flotek Industries Stock: Biggest Fall in the Industry

    Having looked at the percentage gainers this week, we’ll now move on to the percentage losers from the oilfield services (or OFS) sector in the United States from September 25 to 27.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Core Laboratories’ Dividend Yield Curve

    Core Laboratories recorded a 7.0% rise in revenue for the first half of 2017. The growth was driven by production enhancement, offset by reservoir description.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Call on Weatherford International

    In this article, we’ll look Wall Street’s call and target price for Weatherford International (WFT) on September 12.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    National Oilwell Varco’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    National Oilwell’s valuation, expressed as the TTM PE (price-to-earnings) multiple, isn’t available due to its negative adjusted earnings.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    What’s Affected National Oilwell Varco’s Margin in 2017

    Upstream operators’ capex cut Between 2Q16 and 2Q17, 19 of the largest US energy exploration and production companies, in aggregate, slashed their capex by 8%. In general, lower upstream capex results in lower revenue and narrower operating margins for oilfield services and equipment companies. National Oilwell Varco’s earnings margin As shown in the graph above, National Oilwell […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Correlation between Crude Oil and Halliburton on September 5

    The correlation coefficient between the price of crude oil and Halliburton (HAL) stock from September 5, 2016, to September 5, 2017, is 0.65.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will SPM Projects Drive Schlumberger’s Returns in 2017?

    In this series, we’ll discuss Schlumberger’s (SLB) relative valuation multiples and other market indicators.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Short Interest in Nabors Industries on September 1

    Short interest in Nabors Industries (NBR) as a percentage of its float was 7.4% on September 1, 2017, which was a significant fall compared to June 30, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Wall Street Analysts’ Recommendations for Flotek Industries

    On August 10, 2017, all of the sell-side analysts tracking Flotek Industries rated it as a “buy.” None of the analysts rated Flotek as a “hold” or “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Flotek Industries’ Current Valuation versus Its Peers

    Sell-side analysts expect Flotek’s adjusted EBITDA to rise sharper in the next four quarters compared to its peers.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    What Flotek Industries’ Historical Valuation Suggests

    On June 30, 2017, Flotek’s stock price fell 5%—compared to its stock price on December 30, 2016. In 2Q17, Flotek’s adjusted earnings were extremely low.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    How Rig Count and Upstream Operator Capex Affected FTK

    From 2Q16 to 2Q17, Flotek Industries’ (FTK) EBITDA margin (or EBITDA as a percentage of revenues) improved to 2.3% from 0.7%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Correlation between Weatherford and Crude Oil on August 4

    Weatherford International (WFT) stock and crude oil prices have had a steady positive correlation in the past year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What Wall Street Projects for PTEN after 2Q17 Earnings

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) stock following its 2Q17 earnings release.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect from Nabors Industries’ 2Q17 Earnings

    In 2Q17, analysts expect Nabors Industries (NBR) to post adjusted loss of $0.35 per share.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What PTEN’s Analysts Expect for 2Q17

    For 2Q17, analysts expect Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) to report an adjusted loss per share of $0.30. This would mean a cut in its losses from 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Analysts Forecast for NOV ahead of 2Q17 Earnings

    On July 11, 2017, approximately 20% of analysts tracking National Oilwell Varco rated it a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing the Short Interest in National Oilwell Varco on July 11

    Short interest in National Oilwell Varco (NOV) as a percentage of its float was 6.8% as of July 11, 2017, which was unchanged compared to March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Analyst Ratings on Energy Stocks Last Week

    In 2Q17, Standard & Poor’s downgraded ExxonMobil’s (XOM) outlook from “stable” to “negative.”

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    What Was the Correlation between WFT and Crude Oil on July 7?

    There has been a steady positive relationship between Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock and crude oil prices since July 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Flotek on the Street: The Latest Analyst Recommendations

    According to Reuters, on June 30, 2017, all of the sell-side analysts tracking Flotek Industries (FTK) have rated the stock a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Weighing Flotek’s Current Valuation against Peers

    Sell-side analysts expect FTK’s adjusted EBITDA to rise more sharply over the next four quarters than those of its peers.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How the Worst-Performing OFS Companies Correlate with Crude Oil

    The correlation coefficient between crude oil’s price and Schlumberger’s (SLB) stock price from June 2016 to June 2017 is 0.64.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Analysts’ Recommendations for Halliburton

    On June 12, 92% of the analysts tracking Halliburton rated it as a “buy,” ~3% of the analysts rated it as a “sell,” and the other 5% rated it as a “hold.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s NOV’s Correlation with Crude Oil in June 2017?

    National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) correlation with crude oil prices from June 9, 2016, to June 9, 2017, is 0.61.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Weatherford’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers’?

    WFT makes up 0.33% of the iShares U.S. Energy ETF (IYE). On June 7, IYE had fallen 8% lower compared to its price on March 31.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Can Upstream Operators’ Capex Affect PTEN’s Margin in 2017?

    Some of the major US upstream and integrated companies have gradually reduced their capex following crude oil’s sharp price fall since mid-2014.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Upstream Operators’ Capex Could Impact Schlumberger’s Margin

    Schlumberger’s EBITDA margin was impacted negatively as upstream companies slashed their budgets. From 1Q16 to 1Q17, Schlumberger’s EBITDA margin fell.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Fund Managers

    Einhorn at Sohn Investment Conference: Short Core Laboratories

    At the 2017 Sohn Investment Conference on Monday, May 8, 2017, Einhorn said he is short on oil and gas servicing company Core Laboratories (CLB).

    By Sarah Sands
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Basic Energy Services’ Valuation?

    Basic Energy Services’ debt-to-equity (or leverage) multiple is lower than the peer average.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Upstream Operators’ Capexes Affect Basic Energy’s Q1 Margin?

    In the past couple of years, some major US upstream and integrated companies have reduced their capital expenditures (capex) following crude oil price’s sharp fall.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside Halliburton’s Correlation with Crude Oil on April 28

    The correlation coefficient between Halliburton’s stock price and the price of crude oil from April 28, 2016, to April 28, 2017, is 0.66.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Schlumberger: Returns and Growth Estimates after 1Q17

    Schlumberger’s management is skeptical about a sustained energy market recovery due to deficit cash flow generation and low productivity improvement.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What’s Schlumberger’s Correlation with Crude Oil?

    In this article, we’ll analyze the correlation between Schlumberger’s (SLB) stock price and West Texas Intermediate (or WTI) crude oil’s price.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Worst Oilfield Services Stocks in the Industry

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the worst OFS stocks by expected earnings growth in 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Upstream Operators’ Capex and Patterson-UTI Energy’s 2017 Margins

    In the past couple of years, some major US upstream and integrated companies have reduced their capex following the sharp fall in crude oil prices.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is National Oilwell Varco’s Stock Price Gaining Steam?

    National Oilwell Varco (NOV) stock has had a steady run in the past year. On March 7, 2017, NOV was trading at $39.30, an ~13% rise year-over-year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Wall Street Is Forecasting for Halliburton

    On March 3, 2017, approximately 92.0% of analysts tracking Halliburton stock rated it a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Flotek Industries Is Valued versus Peer Stocks

    Core Laboratories (CLB) is the largest company by market capitalization among our set of select oilfield services and equipment (or OFS) companies…

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Wall Street Analysts’ Forecasts for National Oilwell Varco

    On February 24, ~14% of the analysts tracking National Oilwell Varco rated it as a “buy,” ~74% rated it as a “hold,” and 12% rated it as a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Correlation between Schlumberger and Crude Oil

    The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger’s stock price and crude oil prices from February 2016 to the present is 0.48.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Upstream Operators’ Capexes Affect SLB’s 1Q17 Margin?

    In the past couple of years, some major US upstream and integrated companies have reduced their capital expenditures (capex) following crude oil’s sharp fall.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Option Traders: Which OFS Stocks Should Investors Watch?

    On February 21, 2017, Seadrill (SDRL) had the highest implied volatility among the OFS companies that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Will Upstream Operators’ Capex Affect Nabors’ 4Q16 Margin?

    In the past couple of years, some of the major US upstream and integrated companies have reduced capital expenditure following crude oil prices’ sharp decline.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Should Options Traders Watch OFS Stock Returns?

    While CARBO Ceramics (CRR) rose the most among the oilfield services stocks with high implied volatility in the last five days, Seadrill lost the most.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Is Seadrill So Volatile?

    On January 31, 2017, Seadrill (SDRL) had the highest implied volatility among the OFS (oilfield equipment and services) companies that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Will Upstream Operators’ Capex Affect Flotek’s 4Q16 Margin?

    In the past couple of years, some of the major US upstream and integrated companies have reduced capital expenditure as a result of crude oil’s sharp decline.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did Baker Hughes’s Short Interest Increase?

    The short interest in Baker Hughes (BHI) stock as a percentage of its float was 2.3% as of January 10—compared to 1.8% as of September 30.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Expect from Baker Hughes’s 4Q16 Earnings?

    In 4Q16, analysts expect an $0.11 adjusted loss per share for Baker Hughes. They expect Baker Hughes’s adjusted loss to improve 29% in the coming quarter.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Short Interest in Flotek Is Increasing: What Does That Mean?

    Short interest in Flotek Industries (FTK) as a percentage of its float is 24.2% as of January 6, 2017. That compares to 23.3% as of September 30, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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