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    Fund Managers

    Civeo impacted by customers’ plans to trim capital spending

    Civeo said the demand for its services depends on its customers’ capital spending programs. As a result, it’s one of the first to suffer losses when oil drillers pare back exploration.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron Stock: How It’s Performing

    As of November 24, 2017, CBI stock has fallen 51% YTD due to earnings misses and a fall in profits.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Coal is losing its market share in China’s electricity generation

    Coal is the cheapest fossil fuel, but it’s also the most polluting. With its massive electricity generation capacity—mainly coal-fired—China emits the most carbon dioxide in the world.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Declining US unemployment rate a boost to the economy

    The US unemployment rate is now two times lower than it is in the Eurozone, where the jobless rate currently sits at 11.2%.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mattel: S&P 500’s Top Gainer on May 15

    Mattel, which is an American multinational toy manufacturing company, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on May 15.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mattel and Hanesbrands Moved Higher on April 23

    Mattel (MAT), which is an American multinational toy manufacturing company, was the S&P 500’s second-best performer on April 23.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    KBR Stock: Performance and Outlook

    KBR has an assorted mix of business portfolios, which helps it combat cyclicality associated with any single market.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Well Is KBR Handling Its Short-Term Obligations?

    As of September 30, 2017, KBR (KBR) had a total debt of $2.7 billion against $3.4 billion at the end of fiscal 2016. Nearly $1.2 billion of that is currently payable.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Introduction to KBR

    KBR (KBR), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a comprehensive professional service and technology provider.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    More about KBR’s Recent Strategic Acquisitions

    Consulting and technical services On January 12, 2016, KBR (KBR) acquired three of Chematur Technologies’ engineering subsidiaries—Weatherly, Plinke, and Chematur Ecoplanning Oy—for $24.5 million. Chematur is a Swedish chemical engineering company specializing in bioethylene technologies. It is owned by China-based aniline trader and producer Connell Chemical Industry. Through subsidiary Brown & Root Industrial Services, KBR acquired MEI […]

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding KBR’s Inorganic Growth

    KBR’s acquisitions In 2016, four significant acquisitions were made by KBR (KBR) to reorganize its technology business, industrial maintenance welding, and government services under suitable market segments. In this part, we’ll look at KBR’s government service business expansion. Wyle acquisition On July 5, 2016, KBR acquired Wyle for $579 million, using nearly $200 million in […]

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron’s Relative Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI) has a PB ratio of 1.41x based on its 2017 consensus estimates.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chicago Bridge & Iron: Highly Leveraged Compared to Peers

    As of September 30, 2017, Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) had a total debt of $2.1 billion against $2.2 billion at the end of fiscal 2016.

    By Alexis Tate
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    SO Reached a Settlement for the Completion of Its Vogtle Plant

    SO’s subsidiary Georgia Power said in December that it had reached a settlement with contractors regarding the construction of its Vogtle nuclear plant.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Jobless Claims Remain Low in October

    Employment figures are crucial for any economy. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, initial jobless claims were 260,000 for the week ended October 24, an increase of 1,000 from the prior week.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Nuclear power plants are cheaper to operate

    Nuclear power plants have the lowest variable costs among the three fuel types, at $11.8 per MWh (for plants coming online in 2019).

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Natural gas–fired power plants are cheaper to build

    Natural gas–fired power plants are clearly the cheapest to build due to lower land requirements and faster, cheaper construction.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A closer look at the key fuels in global power plants

    In nuclear power plants, the heat to generate steam comes from nuclear fission. The steam drives turbines to generate electricity.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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