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    Miscellaneous

    Short Interest: Analyzing How It Impacts OFS Stocks

    Tidewater’s (TDW) short interest-to-equity float ratio is 40.1%—the highest among the OFS stocks that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Oilfield Services Stocks Lead in Short Interest?

    Currently, Diamond Offshore Drilling’s (DO) short interest-to-equity float ratio is 32.1%, the highest among the oilfield services stocks that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Wall Street Analysts’ Forecasts for Flotek Industries

    On May 3, 2017, after Flotek Industries’ 1Q17 earnings were released, all of the sell-side analysts tracking Flotek Industries rated it as a “buy.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    OFS Stocks with High Short Interest: Do You Own Any of Them?

    Currently, Diamond Offshore Drilling’s (DO) short interest-to-equity float ratio is 30.5%. It’s the highest among the OFS stocks that are part of OIH.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Materials

    A Look at Weatherford International’s Stock Price Forecast

    On July 17, Weatherford International’s (WFT) implied volatility was ~65.2%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What Are Baker Hughes’s 2018 Growth Prospects?

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) released its financial results for 4Q17 on January 24, 2018. Immediately following the earnings release, BHGE’s stock reacted negatively.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Why Do These OFS Stocks Look Weak?

    Diamond Offshore’s short-interest-to-equity float ratio is currently 40.7%—the highest among the OFS constituents of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Why Short Traders Should Look at These Oilfield Services Stocks

    Diamond Offshore Drilling’s short-interest-to-equity float ratio is currently 30.5%—the highest among the OFS stocks that are part of OIH.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Last Week’s Top Gainers

    Between August 18 and 25, 2017, CVR Energy (CVI) was the largest gainer among our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for FMC Technologies after 1Q16

    Approximately 46% of analysts tracking FMC Technologies rate it as a “buy” or some equivalent. Approximately 51% rate the company as a “hold.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    National Oilwell Varco’s Q2 2018 Earnings and the Market

    Since April 26 when National Oilwell Varco released its Q1 2018 financial results, NOV stock has risen 10%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    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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    Miscellaneous

    Why These Oilfield Services Stocks Could Mean Trouble

    High short interest in stocks such as Carbo Ceramics, Seadrill, and Noble could explain why they also have high implied volatilities.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Could These OFS Stocks Be a Concern for You?

    CARBO Ceramics’ (CRR) short interest-to-equity float ratio is 28.6%—the highest among the OFS (oilfield equipment and services) stocks that are part of OIH.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Consumer

    A Look at Weatherford’s 7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    On December 26, 2017, Weatherford International’s (WFT) IV (implied volatility) was ~54%. IV signals a stock’s potential price movement as viewed by option traders.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Is Baker Hughes’s Growth Strategy for 2Q16?

    Baker Hughes’s (BHI) revenues were on a downtrend from 1Q15 to 1Q16, as all of the company’s segments saw lower revenues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s the Correlation between SLB’s Stock and Crude Oil?

    The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger and crude oil’s price measures the statistical relationship between the two variables.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Short Interest in Flotek Falling: What Does It Mean?

    Short interest in FTK Flotek Industries’ (FTK) short interest as a percentage of float was 21.3% on December 20, compared with 23.3% on September 30. Since the end of 3Q16, FTK’s short interest has fallen 10%. FTK’s share price and short interest as a percentage of float been mostly inversely related in the past three years. […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Short Interest in Halliburton on July 6

    Short interest in Halliburton (HAL) as a percentage of its float was 1.47% on July 6, compared to 3.23% on July 6, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What’s TechnipFMC’s Stock Price Forecast ahead of Earnings?

    TechnipFMC will likely close between $34.17 and $29.53 by July 25 based on its implied volatility.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    How Nabors Industries Reacted to Crude Oil’s Moves Last Week

    In the week ending July 6, Nabors Industries’ (NBR) correlation with crude oil was 0.26.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Oceaneering International: 5% of the Analysts Gave a ‘Sell’ Rating

    Approximately 5% of the analysts tracking Oceaneering International recommended a “sell” or some equivalent as of June 25.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Schulmberger Is Ranked Fifth for ‘Buy’ Ratings

    Approximately 74% of the analysts tracking Schlumberger recommended a “buy” or some equivalent as of June 19.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Oilfield Services Gainers This Week: AROC, OII, DRQ, TTI, CRR

    From June 18–20, Archrock (AROC) was at the top of the list of gainers in the oilfield services group.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s the Short Interest in CARBO Ceramics?

    As of June 13, 2018, short interest in CARBO Ceramics (CRR) as a percentage of its float was 45.8% compared to 41.1% as of June 13, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Returns of Top Five Oilfield Companies by Expected Revenue Growth

    McDermott International (MDR), which sell-side analysts expect to achieve the highest revenue growth in Q2, has produced 3.6% YTD returns as of June 12.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Top Five Oilfield Companies by Expected Revenue Growth in Q2

    In this series, we’ll rank and analyze the top five OFS companies that are expected to generate the highest revenue growth in Q2 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Keane Group’s Stock Price Forecast: What to Expect

    On May 25, Keane Group’s (FRAC) implied volatility was 40.1%. On May 2, Keane Group’s first-quarter financial results came out.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Superior Energy Services: Top Declining Stock in the OFS Industry

    In the current week starting on March 26, 2018, Superior Energy Services (SPN) has the top losses in the oilfield services sector.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts’ Recommendations: WFT, CRR, RES, FMSA, and SLCA

    Analysts’ consensus target price for U.S. Silica Holdings was ~$38.5 on March 14. U.S. Silica Holdings is trading near $26.3.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in 2018: WFT, CRR, RES, FMSA, and SLCA

    The short interest in CARBO Ceramics (CRR) as a percentage of its float was 51.2% as of March 14, 2018—compared to 46.0% as of January 1, 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Ranking the 5 Worst OFS Companies by Market Returns in 2018

    As of March 14, 2018, Weatherford International (WFT) has seen the steepest YTD fall in stock prices in the OFS industry.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Materials

    What We Can Forecast for TechnipFMC Next Week

    On November 9, TechnipFMC’s (FTI) implied volatility was 31.5%. Since FTI’s 3Q17 financial results were announced on October 25, its implied volatility has fallen marginally.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    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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    Energy & Utilities

    Basic Energy Services’ Next-7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    Since 2Q17 earnings were announced on July 27, Basic Energy Services’ implied volatility (or IV) has risen from 62% to the current level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Who Were the Biggest Oilfield Services Gainers Last Week?

    In the week ending September 8, 2017, Carbo Ceramics (CRR) was at the top of the list of gainers from the oilfield services group.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Biggest Gainers on September 4–8

    On September 1–8, 2017, oilfield service stock Tidewater (TDW) rose the most among the energy sector stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Materials

    Here’s What We Can Forecast for Halliburton Next Week

    In January 2016, Halliburton’s implied volatility was one of the highest in the past three years at ~52.0%. Since then, its implied volatility has fallen sharply.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Top 5 Losers Last Week

    On August 25–September 1, 2017, oilfield services stock CARBO Ceramics (CRR) was the largest loser among our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    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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    Energy & Utilities

    These Energy Stocks Rose the Most Last Week

    Oil field services stock CARBO Ceramics (CRR) was the biggest gainer among the energy sector stocks last week.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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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

    What’s Flotek Industries’ Stock Price Forecast on July 3?

    On July 3, 2017, Flotek’s (FTK) implied volatility was ~58%. Since its 1Q17 earnings were announced on May 3, 2017, FTK’s implied volatility has remained unchanged.

    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

    Here’s What We Can Forecast for Nabors Industries

    On June 20, 2017, Nabors Industries’ (NBR) implied volatility was 61.0% compared to 47.0% when it announced its 1Q17 financial results on April 26, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Investors Can Expect from Halliburton

    On June 13, Halliburton’s implied volatility was 24.1%. Since its 1Q17 financial results were announced on April 24, its implied volatility has fallen.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s National Oilwell Varco’s 7-Day Stock Price Forecast?

    NOV stock will likely close between $35.11 and $32.49 in the next seven days. The stock was trading at $33.80 on May 11, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Basic Energy Services’ Stock Price Forecast?

    On May 8, 2017, Basic Energy Services’ (BAS) implied volatility was ~57%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will the US Rig Count Affect National Oilwell Varco in 1Q17?

    From December 30, 2016, to the week ended April 13, 2017, the US rig count rose ~29% to close at 847. A higher US rig count could increase National Oilwell Varco’s 1Q17 revenue and earnings.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Forecast for Next Week

    Haliburton stock will likely close between $51.11 and $47.71 in the next seven days. Halliburton’s stock price was $49.41 on March 24, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s What We Can Expect for Halliburton Next Week

    On March 13, 2017, Halliburton’s (HAL) implied volatility was ~23%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s What We Can Forecast for National Oilwell Varco Next Week

    Since NOV announced its 4Q16 financial results on February 6, 2017, its implied volatility has fallen from ~35.0% to the current level of ~30.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Baker Hughes: What Implied Volatility Shows for Its 7-Day Price

    Based on Baker Hughes’s implied volatility, its stock will likely close between $59.60 and $55.82 in the next seven days.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Implied Volatility Suggest for Weatherford Stock?

    On March 1, Weatherford International’s (WFT) implied volatility was ~52%. Since February 1, its implied volatility fell from 73% to the current level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Flotek Industries: Wall Street Analysts’ Latest Recommendations

    In this article, we’ll look at changes in Wall Street analysts’ recommendations for Flotek Industries (FTK).

    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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    Earnings Report

    What Nabors Industries’ Implied Volatility Suggests

    On February 13, 2017, Nabors Industries (NBR) had an implied volatility of 43%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Flotek Industries’ Implied Volatility Suggest?

    On January 13, 2017, Flotek Industries (FTK) had an implied volatility of 81%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Halliburton’s Implied Volatility Indicate?

    On January 3, 2017, Halliburton (HAL) had implied volatility of ~29%. Since HAL’s 3Q16 financial results were announced on October 19, 2016, its implied volatility has remained nearly unchanged.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Stock Price Returns

    From December 2014 to December 2016, Halliburton’s (HAL) stock price reached the highest level in December 2016. It troughed at ~$28 in January 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Schlumberger’s Implied Volatility Fall?

    On December 22, Schlumberger had an implied volatility of ~20%. Since its 3Q16 financial results were announced on October 20, its implied volatility fell.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s the Correlation between HAL’s Stock and Crude Oil?

    The correlation coefficient between HAL and crude oil prices measures the statistical relationship between the two variables.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has Halliburton’s Implied Volatility Fallen?

    On December 16, 2016, Halliburton (HAL) had an implied volatility of ~25%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Do the Prices of BHI Stock and Crude Oil Correlate?

    The correlation coefficient between Baker Hughes’s stock price and crude oil prices from December 2015 to the present is 0.56.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baker Hughes’s Implied Volatility: What It Implies

    On December 9, 2016, Baker Hughes (BHI) had implied volatility of ~30%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why November Bakken Crude Oil Production Fell 22% Year-over-Year

    The EIA estimates that the Bakken Shale produced 0.94 MMbpd of crude oil in November 2016. That’s ~22.0% lower than production in November 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Was October’s Haynesville Shale Natural Gas Production Steady?

    The Haynesville Shale’s natural gas production in October 2016 was 0.6% lower than its production in September 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why October Bakken Crude Oil Production Fell 21% Year-over-Year

    The number of rigs working at the Bakken Shale increased to 31 in October 2016 compared to 28 a month ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WFT’s Short Interest Falling, but What Does It Mean?

    WFT’s short interest as a percentage of float was 7.5% on November 7, as compared to 9.6% on September 30. Since 3Q16, WFT’s short interest has fallen 22%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did FMC Technologies’ 3Q16 Earnings Beat Estimates?

    The 3Q16 adjusted net EPS (earnings per share) for FMC Technologies is $0.33. This exceeded sell-side analysts’ EPS estimates significantly by 43.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for WFT before 3Q16 Earnings

    In this article, we’ll look at the recent Wall Street analysts forecasts for Weatherford International (WFT).

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Schlumberger Depends on High Rig Counts in the US

    In 2Q16, Schlumberger’s (SLB) revenue share fell in North America, dropping to 24% from 28% in 2Q15. In 2Q16, the US rig count fell 51% from 2Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does SPN Have Superior Capex Plans in the Works?

    In this article, we’ll analyze how Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) operating cash flow has trended over the past few quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Nabors Industries’ Plans to Preserve Liquidity?

    Nabors Industries’ cash from operating activities (or CFO) fell 16.7% in 2Q16 over 2Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    WFT’s Short Interest Is Falling: What Does This Mean?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of its float was 6.2% on August 12, 2016, compared to 6.8% on June 30.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Far Could US Shale Oil Production Drop?

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) expects crude oil production to slow down at the key US shales.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Materials

    What Could Fuel Flotek Industries after 2Q16?

    From 2Q15 to 2Q16, all of Flotek Industries’ (FTK) segments except for the Consumer and Industrial Chemical Technologies segment saw lower revenues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Will Core Laboratories’ Drivers Be in 2016 and Beyond?

    From 2Q15 to 2Q16, all of Core Laboratories’ segments saw lower revenues. Its Reservoir Management segment suffered the highest revenue decline (59%).

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did FMC Technologies’s 2Q16 Earnings Miss Estimates?

    FMC Technologies (FTI) released its 2Q16 financial results on July 20. The company recorded total revenues of ~$1.2 billion in 2Q16, down by ~32% from ~$1.7 billion recorded in 2Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Materials

    Why June Bakken Crude Oil Production Fell 17% Year-over-Year

    The Bakken Shale produced 1.0 MMbpd of crude oil in June 2016. That’s 3.2% less than the production level in May 2016 and 17% lower than the production level in June 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Superior Energy Services Plans for Capex in 2016

    In this article, we’ll analyze how Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) operating cash flows trended over the past few quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Management’s Estimates for NOV in 2Q16?

    National Oilwell Varco’s management expressed optimism over potential crude oil production and demand recovery in 2H16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Nabors Industries’ Management Views for 2016?

    Nabors Industries’ management expects high performance rigs to perform better when the energy market recovery starts.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow

    Halliburton’s cash from operating activities (or CFO) turned negative in 1Q16 compared to $812 million in 1Q15. HAL generated -$171 million CFO in 1Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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