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.
How Total’s Valuation Compares with Peers’
Total’s (TOT) forward PE ratio is 9.3x, below peers’ average of 12.1x.
Total’s Dividend Yield Surges to 5.4%
Total’s (TOT) dividend yield has risen sharply, driven by its stock price falling.
Forecasting Total’s Stock Direction This Quarter
Since April 1, Total’s (TOT) implied volatility has risen by 2.4 percentage points to 19.0%, while its stock price has fallen 2.0%.
Will BP Pay a Higher Dividend in Q2?
BP (BP) released its first-quarter earnings results on April 30. It paid $1.4 billion in dividends in the first quarter.
What Is CVX’s Price Forecast Range following Its Q1 Results?
Chevron’s (CVX) first-quarter earnings fell due to its lower Upstream and Downstream earnings.
What’s Total’s Price Forecast?
Total (TOT) announced its first-quarter earnings on April 26, 2019.
How Will Chevon’s Dividend Payment Trend in Q2?
Chevron (CVX) released its first-quarter earnings on April 26. The company paid $2.2 billion in dividends in the first quarter.
Will Shell’s Dividend Payments Rise in Q2 2019?
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has paid steady dividends over the past few years. In Q1 2019, Shell paid a dividend of $0.94 per share (or ADS), which is equal to the dividend its paid in Q1 2017.
Has Short Interest in Total Fallen ahead of Earnings?
Short interest in Total (TOT) has fallen by 0.07 percentage points since February 14, 2019.
How Total Stock Compares to Oil Prices and Markets
Since January 2, Total stock has risen by 5.5%.
Assessing Chevron’s Dividend Yield ahead of Its Earnings Results
Chevron is expected to post its first-quarter earnings results on April 26, 2019. Let’s review the stock’s dividend yield ahead of its earnings release.
Short Interest in ExxonMobil Rose, Stock Rose 16%
The short interest in ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has risen from 0.71% of its outstanding shares on January 2 to the current level of 0.76%.
Analyzing ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages in Q1
ExxonMobil’s 50-day moving average could cross over its 200-day moving average, which will be a positive breakthrough for the stock.
Short Interest in Suncor Surges, but Its Stock Rises 22%
Short interest (as a percentage of outstanding shares) in Suncor Energy (SU) has risen 0.1% since January 2, 2019.
Chevron’s Stock Price Range Forecast until March 29
Chevron’s stock price could close between $129.0 and $121.7 per share in the next 14 calendar days ending on March 29.
BP’s 50-Day Average Inches toward Its 200-Day Average
This quarter, BP published robust fourth-quarter earnings results driven by better upstream realizations.
Do Shell’s Moving Averages Suggest Optimism?
In the current quarter, Shell published its fourth-quarter earnings results, which exceeded analysts’ estimates.
Has Suncor Stock Risen before Its Q4 Earnings?
Suncor’s fourth-quarter operational update had a positive impact on the stock. The company provided the update early in January.
Has Short Interest in Total Fallen Pre-Earnings?
Short interest in Total (TOT) has fallen 0.07 percentage points since October 1, 2018 (the beginning of the fourth quarter).
Where Does Chevron’s Dividend Yield Stand?
Chevron’s dividend payments have been increasing over the past several years. In the fourth quarter, Chevron paid a dividend of $1.12 per share.
Will Shell’s Dividend Payment Stay Stable in Q1 2019?
Wall Street analysts expect Shell’s dividend to stay stable at $0.94 per share (or American depositary receipt) in the first quarter of 2019.
What Total’s Valuations Indicate
A couple of quarters back, Total traded at a discount to peer averages.
What’s Total Stock’s Price Forecast until the End of the Quarter?
Implied volatility in Total has risen by 8.1 percentage points over October 1, 2018, to the current level of 27.2%.
What Total’s Moving Averages Suggest
In the previous part, we saw that Total (TOT) stock has fallen 21% in the current quarter.
Total Stock Has Fallen 21% This Quarter
Total (TOT) stock has fallen 21% in the fourth quarter so far.
BP’s 50-Day and 200-Day Moving Averages in Q4 2018
In the fourth quarter, BP’s 50-day moving average is 4% below its 200-day moving average.
Lower Oil Prices: BP Stock Has Fallen 18% in Q4 2018
So far, BP stock has fallen 18% in the fourth quarter due to the fall in oil prices. WTI, the benchmark oil, has fallen 34% in the fourth quarter.
Shell’s 50-Day Moving Average Fell More
Shell’s 50-day moving average has declined 4% in the fourth quarter. Shell stock has fallen 15% in the fourth quarter.
ExxonMobil Stock Has Fallen 10% in Q4 2018
So far, ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has fallen in the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, WTI crude oil prices have fallen 31.4%.
Chevron’s Implied Volatility and Price Range
The implied volatility in Chevron has risen by 6.3 percentage points since September 24 to 22.9%. Chevron stock has fallen 4.4%.
How Has ExxonMobil Stock Performed ahead of Its Q3 Earnings?
Now, let’s review ExxonMobil’s stock performance before its third-quarter results.
What’s the Pre-Earnings Price Forecast for BP Stock?
BP stock could close between $48.30 per share and $43.30 per share in the 22-day period ending October 30.
What’s the Forecast for Suncor Stock?
The implied volatility in Suncor (SU) has fallen by 6.6 percentage points compared to July 2 to the current level of 19.6%.
Total Stock Is Up 4% in Q3 2018 despite Oil’s Fall
Total stock has risen 4% in the third quarter so far despite the fall in oil prices. WTI has fallen 6% in the current quarter.
Equinor’s Dividend Yield Ranks Fifth
In the current quarter, Equinor (EQNR) paid a dividend of $0.23 per share (or ADR).
Shell’s 50-Day and 200-Day Moving Averages Are Equal
An additional fall in Shell stock could lead to a fall in its 50-day moving average, which could break below its 200-day moving average.
The Forecast for Chevron Stock through the End of the Quarter
Implied volatility in Chevron (CVX) has fallen 4.8 percentage points since July 2 to the current level of 17.1%.
Has Short Interest in BP Risen?
Short interest in BP (BP) has risen marginally from 0.115% on July 2 to the current level of 0.125%.
Oil Prices Fall: BP Stock Down 7% in Current Quarter
BP (BP) stock has fallen 7% so far in the third quarter, mainly due to a fall in the price of oil.
How Will Chevron Trend Leading Up to Its Second-Quarter Results?
In this article, we’ll look at Chevron’s (CVX) stock price forecast range for the 16-day period leading up to its earnings based on its implied volatility.
Where Do Shell’s Valuations Stand ahead of Earnings?
Shell trades at a forward PE of 11.4x, below its peer average of 12.3x.
Eni SpA’s Dividend Yield Ranks Third, Has the Highest Valuations
Eni SpA (E) is the third-highest stock on our list of the top eight dividend-yielding integrated energy stocks.
Integrated Energy Stocks: The Top Eight Dividend Yielders
In this series, we’ll look at eight integrated energy stocks and rank them on dividend yields. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) holds the top spot.
Venezuela’s Crude Oil Production Fell Again
Reuters estimates that Venezuela’s crude oil output decreased by 50,000 bpd to 1,450,000 bpd in May—compared to the previous month.
Is the Gap between BP’s Moving Averages Expanding?
In the second quarter of 2017, BP reported the start-up of two of its major upstream projects, West Nile Delta and Quad 204.
Where Have BP’s Moving Averages Trended?
If BP has better-than-expected 1Q18 earnings, its stock and 50-day moving average could rise. BP is expected to post its 1Q18 earnings on May 1.
What ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages ahead of 1Q18 Earnings Suggest
Currently, XOM’s 50-day moving average stands 5.2% below its 200-day moving average.
Chevron’s Moving Averages ahead of Earnings
Before we look at Chevron’s (CVX) moving average since January 2, let’s briefly look at how moving averages trended until then.
Has Short Interest in Shell Fallen prior to Its 1Q18 Earnings?
Short interest in Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) expressed as a percentage of its outstanding shares has fallen from 0.20% on February 27, 2018, to its current level of 0.16%.
Why Has Short Interest in ExxonMobil Fallen?
Short interest in ExxonMobil (XOM) expressed as a percentage of its outstanding shares has fallen 0.06% since January 30, 2018, to its current level of 0.81%.
Chevron’s 50-Day Moving Average Weakens
Chevron’s (CVX) 50-day moving average slid down but stayed above its 200-day moving average in 1Q17.
Integrated Energy Stocks That Are on the Rise this Week
Continuing with the biggest movers in the energy sector, we’ll now look at the top gainers from the integrated energy sector in the US for the week that began on March 12.
Total’s Dividend Yield Is in the Middle of the Pack
Total (TOT) occupies the fourth slot on the list of top eight dividend-yielding stocks.
ExxonMobil Expects to Triple Its Upstream Earnings by 2025
ExxonMobil has a robust project pipeline, which is expected to bring significant growth to the company.
ExxonMobil’s Upstream Portfolio: How Is Growth Trajectory Shaping Up?
ExxonMobil (XOM) expects five of its major upstream projects to start production in 2017 and 2018.
Chevron’s Moving Averages Trend Upward
Chevron’s moving averages In this part, we’ll look at Chevron’s (CVX) moving averages. Let’s start with its moving averages in the first nine months of 2017. In the beginning of 2017, Chevron’s 50-DMA (day moving average) slid down but stayed above its 200-DMA. The downtrend in Chevron stock extended to 2Q17. As WTI (West Texas […]
What ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages Suggest
ExxonMobil’s moving averages in 2017 In 1Q17, ExxonMobil (XOM) stock fell. ExxonMobil’s 50-day moving average, which was below its 200-day moving average, slid further down. ExxonMobil’s downtrend halted in the second quarter with its better-than-expected 1Q17 earnings. However, as WTI (West Texas Intermediate) plunged, XOM stock remained pressured. In 3Q17, ExxonMobil’s 50-day moving average stayed below its 200-day […]
Integrated Energy Gainers This Week: PBR, IMO, E, XOM, and YPF
Petrobras (PBR) is the top gainer this week from the integrated energy sector.
Where Chevron’s Dividend Yield Places It in the Top 8 Integrated Energy Stocks
Chevron (CVX) is the seventh top dividend-yielding stock on our list of the top eight integrated energy stocks.
BP’s Zohr Field Begins Production
This series will examine BP’s current position and its outlook for the near future.
Petrobras Ranks Last in the Top 10 Integrated Energy Stocks in 4Q17
Petrobras stock’s correlation coefficient versus WTI for the last one-year period stood at 0.41, which implies a strong positive correlation.
ExxonMobil Stock in 4Q17: 50 DMA Crosses over 200 DMA
During 4Q17, ExxonMobil (XOM) acquired exploration acreage in three deepwater offshore blocks in Mauritania.
What Do Analysts Recommend for Cenovus?
Seven out of the 14 analysts covering CVE have rated it a “buy” in December 2017.
What Analysts Think about Chevron
17 out of the 25 analysts covering CVX have rated it a “buy” in December 2017.
Here Are Analysts’ Top 10 Integrated Energy Picks
In this series, we’ll rank the top ten global integrated energy firms based on the “buy” ratings received from Wall Street analysts.
Eni’s Segment Dynamics: The Impact of Restructuring
Eni (E), an integrated energy major, has three segments: Exploration & Production (or E&P), Gas & Power (or G&P), and Refining & Marketing (or R&M).
Chart in Focus: BP’s Estimated Stock Price until December 31
Implied volatility in BP has fallen 4.9% over July 3, 2017, to the current level of 11.7%.
ENI’s Stock Performance in 3Q17: Its 50-DMA Breaks below Its 200-DMA
ENI stock has risen 7.4% since July 3, outperforming the broad market indicator, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).
Shell Stock Ranks 6th in the Top 10 Integrated Energy Stocks in 3Q17
Shell stock has risen 8.0% since July 3, 2017, outperforming the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (DIA). DIA has risen 4.7% during the same period.
Integrated Energy Stocks’ Returns in 3Q17
In this series, we’ll rank ten global integrated energy companies based on their 3Q17 returns quarter-to-date. We’ll also look at the individual performances of these integrated companies.
What ExxonMobil’s Capex Tells Us about Its Growth Trajectory
XOM has projected its 2017 investment level to be around $22 billion. In 1H17, XOM incurred $8.0 billion in capex.
Behind Shell’s Dividend Yield: Among the Best
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) is the second-highest dividend-yielding stock in our top ten integrated energy stocks.
Why Shell’s Gbaran-Ubie Project Is Vital to Upstream Portfolio
In this series, we’ll look at Shell’s overall performance, its robust upstream portfolio, its changing downstream portfolio, and the company’s overall strategy.
What ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages Suggest ahead of Earnings
On April 3, 2017, ExxonMobil’s (XOM) 50-day moving average was below its 200-day moving average.
What’s the Forecast for ExxonMobil’s Stock Price?
Implied volatility in ExxonMobil has fallen from 14.9% on April 3, 2017, to 13.6% to date.
How Chevron Stock Has Performed ahead of 2Q17 Earnings
In the previous part of this series, we considered Chevron’s (CVX) segmental outlook for 2Q17. Now, we’ll examine Chevron’s stock performance ahead of its 2Q17 results.
Correlation of Chevron Stock with WTI Crude Oil
The correlation coefficient of Chevron (CVX) versus WTI stood at 0.53 in the last one-year period.
Correlation of Foreign Integrated Energy Stocks with WTI in May 2017
The correlation coefficient of TOT versus WTI stood at 0.11, lower than the one-year average of 0.54.
Where Do Analyst Ratings for SU, TOT, E, and PBR Stand?
TOT has the highest number of “hold” ratings among the four stocks discussed here. For TOT, 83% of analysts gave “hold” ratings.
TOT, SU, E, and PBR: Comparing Their Dividend Yields
Total (TOT), Suncor Energy (SU), ENI (E), and Petrobras (PBR) have provided steady returns to their shareholders in the form of dividends.
TOT, SU, E, PBR: Did International Integrated Energy Stocks Surge in 2Q17?
Since April 3, 2017, Total (TOT) stock has risen 6%, beating its peers Suncor Energy (SU), ENI (E), and Petrobras (PBR). Integrated energy stocks typically show high positive correlation to crude oil prices.
Inside ExxonMobil’s Stock Performance before the 1Q17 Earnings
ExxonMobil stock ended 2016 on a high note due to the rise in oil prices.
TOT, E, PBR, SU: Are They Trading above Historical Averages?
Total (TOT), Suncor Energy (SU), and ENI (E) are currently trading above their historical EV to EBITDA.
TOT, E, PBR, SU: How Is Beta Trending?
Petrobras’s (PBR) beta stands at 2.2 for the past 90 days.
TOT, E, SU, PBR: How Is Short Interest Trending in 2017?
Integrated energy stocks like Total (TOT), ENI (E), Suncor Energy (SU), and Petrobras (PBR) have seen a distinct trend in short interest (as a percentage of outstanding shares) changes in 2017.
TOT, SU, E, PBR: Who Has Highest Dividend Yield?
Total (TOT), Suncor Energy (SU), ENI (E), and Petrobras (PBR) have consistently given returns to shareholders in the form of dividends.
TOT, SU, E, PBR: How Do Their Valuations Compare?
The forward price-to-earnings (or PE) and forward EV-to-EBITDA averages of Total (TOT), Suncor Energy (SU), ENI (E), and Petrobras (PBR) stand at 14.8x and 5.5x, respectively.
International Integrated Energy Stocks Take a Tumble in 2017
Integrated energy stocks recovered in 2016 due to rising oil prices. These stocks began 2017 on a positive note.
BP’s Beta: Is the Stock Less Volatile than Peers?
In this part of our series, we’ll compare BP’s (BP) beta with its peers. We considered 90-day beta, which shows how much a stock moves for a given move in the market each day for 90 days.
BP’s Dividend Yield: What You Need to Know
BP (BP) has consistently given returns to shareholders in the form of dividends. We have evaluated the company’s dividend yield.
How Chevron’s Leverage Position Compares
Chevron’s leverage position In this part, we’ll evaluate Chevron’s (CVX) leverage position. Chevron’s net debt-to-adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) stood at 2.6x in 4Q16. Chevron’s ratio is above the average industry ratio of 2.1x. The industry average considers 13 integrated energy companies worldwide, including Suncor Energy (SU), Eni (E), Total (TOT), ExxonMobil […]
Shell’s Volatility: A Look at Its Beta
Shell’s beta In this part, we’ll compare Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) beta with peers’. We’ve considered the 90-day beta, which depicts how much a stock moves for a given move in the market for 90 days. Shell’s 90-day beta stands at 0.94, lower than integrated energy stocks’ average 90-day beta of 1.0. In comparison, Statoil’s […]
Understanding XOM Stock through Implied Volatility
The implied volatility in ExxonMobil (XOM) currently stands at 14%, down from 16% on January 3, 2017.
Chevron Stock Fell 2.4% Due to 4Q16 Earnings Miss
Chevron (CVX) announced its 4Q16 results on January 27, 2017. The stock received a weak opening on the day. Chevron opened at $113.5 per share.
Why Is Petrobras’s Valuation Higher Than Peer Average?
After its production update news, Petrobas’s forward PE and EV-to-EBITDA stood at 18.7x and 6.3x, respectively.
Shell’s Stock Has Risen 16% since September 2016
Shell’s stock had a weak opening to 2016. It traded below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages at the beginning of the year. Its share price touched a trough on January 20, 2016.
What Does Chevron’s Leverage Position Look Like?
Chevron’s net debt-to-adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) ratio stood at 2.6x in 3Q16.
CVX Is Trading at Higher Valuations than Its Historical Averages
In this article, we’ll evaluate Chevron’s (CVX) historical valuation trends. Let’s start by looking at its price-to-book value (or PBV) multiple.
Has Chevron’s Stock Value Risen since September?
Since January 20, 2016, integrated energy stocks have been recuperating from the falls they experienced in 2015. Chevron (CVX) has risen 49% during this time.