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    WFT, FMSA, and SPN: Returns and Outlook after 3Q17

    WFT, SPN, and FMSA have significantly underperformed the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), which has produced 23.0% returns since November 3, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Oilfield Service Stocks for 4Q16: Earnings Growth

    Wall Street analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to register positive EBITDA (or earnings before interest, tax, depreciation & amortization) in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    What Do Analysts Expect from Flotek’s 4Q16 Earnings?

    In 4Q16, analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to post an adjusted loss per share of ~$0.04.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Fairmount Santrol’s Stock Bullish?

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings provides sand-based proppant solutions to the energy upstream sector. It had a strong run in the stock market in 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect from Baker Hughes’s 1Q17 Earnings

    In 1Q17, analysts expect an adjusted loss of ~$0.19 per share for Baker Hughes (BHI), which is a 38% improvement over its adjusted loss of $0.30 per share in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    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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    Energy & Utilities

    Fairmount Santrol: Wall Street’s Forecasts after Its Earnings

    On August 3, 2017, after Fairmount Santrol’s 2Q17 earnings were released, ~63% of the analysts tracking the company rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Analysts’ Targets for OFS Stocks with the Best and Worst Returns

    Flotek Industries ranks first among our list of OFS companies in terms of stock price returns in 1Q17. All of the sell-side analysts recommended a “buy.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    87% of Analysts Rate Hi-Crush Partners as a ‘Buy’

    Analysts surveyed by Reuters seem bullish on Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) with 87% rating the MLP as a “buy” and the remaining 13% rating it a “hold.”

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Wall Street’s Forecasts for NOV before Its 1Q17 Earnings

    In this article, we’ll take a look at Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for National Oilwell Varco (NOV) leading up to its 1Q17 earnings.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Patterson-UTI Energy’s Guidance on Its 4Q16 Results?

    On January 23, 2017, Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) provided an update on its revenues and earnings for 4Q16. PTEN expects its revenues to increase 20% to $247 million in 4Q16, compared to $206.3 million in 3Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    The 5 Worst Oilfield Companies by Market Returns

    In 2017 so far, many companies in the oilfield equipment and services (or OFS) industry produced negative returns on the stock market.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    How Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow Turned Around in 2Q17

    Halliburton’s (HAL) cash from operating activities (or CFO) in 2Q17 was a huge improvement over 2Q16 as well as an increase over 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Oilfield Services Stocks for 1Q17 by EPS Growth

    Among our group of OFS companies, analysts expect Halliburton (HAL) to see the highest rise in adjusted EPS in 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Fairmount Santrol after Its 3Q17 Earnings

    On November 2, 2017, after FMSA’s 3Q17 earnings were released, ~59% of the Wall Street analysts tracking Fairmount Santrol Holdings rated it as a “buy.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street Targets for the Worst-Performing Oilfield Stocks

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street analysts’ targets for the oilfield equipment and services (or OFS) stocks that have given the worst returns year-to-date.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Fairmount Santrol’s Free Cash Flow

    In this article, we’ll see how Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) operating cash flow has trended over the past few quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Worst Oilfield Services Growth Stocks with Respect to the Market

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock price has fallen 16.0% through December 29, 2017, in the past year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Oilfield Services Stocks for 1Q17 by EBITDA Growth

    Wall Street analysts expect Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) to see the highest EBITDA growth in 1Q17 compared to 4Q16 in our group of select OFS companies.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Hi-Crush Partners Has Outperformed Peers in 2018 So Far

    Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) stock is up nearly 2% in 2018.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Were Schlumberger’s Drivers in 2Q17?

    In 2Q17, Schlumberger reported a net loss of ~$74 million—a sharp improvement compared to 2Q16 when it reported a net loss of $2.16 billion.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Fairmount Santrol’s 2Q17 Segmental Performance

    Revenues from Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) Proppant Solutions segment more than doubled (142% rise) from 2Q16 to 2Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    What Affected Flotek Industries in 2Q17?

    We’ll now look into Flotek Industries’ (FTK) segment performance in 2Q17. Revenues in the Energy Chemistry Technology (or ECT) segment rose 2% in 2Q17 over a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    How Fairmount Santrol’s Stock Reacted to the 4Q16 Results

    Fairmount Santrol’s (FMSA) stock price reacted negatively to its 4Q16 results on March 9, falling ~16% from the previous day’s close to $7.30.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at What’s Happening to Halliburton’s Debt

    In 4Q16, Halliburton’s total debt fell 19% compared to a year earlier, and its cash and marketable securities fell 60%. In effect, its net debt rose 59% to ~$8.4 billion as of December 30, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    The Fifth-Highest Oilfield Services Free Cash Earner in 3Q17

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) cash from operating activities (or CFO) turned positive in 3Q17, compared to negative CFO in 3Q16. FMSA generated $53 million CFO in 3Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Hi-Crush Partners Is so Optimistic about Frac Sand Prices in 2017

    Hi-Crush Partners stock currently trades near $21.4—more than five times its price a year ago.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Miscellaneous

    What Are Analysts’ Targets for the Top OFS Companies in 2017?

    Halliburton (HAL) ranks first among our list of OFS companies for earnings growth, with 92.0% of sell-side analysts recommending a “buy.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Wall Street Analysts Recommend for HCLP and EMES

    Analysts’ average target price for Hi-Crush Partners for the next year is $25.1. The average target price implies a 37% return over the next year based on HCLP’s current price of $18.3.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Gauging Short Interest in Keane Group as of May 25

    As of May 25, 2018, short interest in Keane Group (FRAC) as a percentage of its float was 13.4%, compared to 32.5% as of May 25, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How NOW’s Short Interest Compares

    On May 23, short interest in NOW (DNOW) as a percentage of its float had risen 145% YoY (year-over-year) to 16.3% from 6.7%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    US Crude Oil Rig Count Nears Multiyear High

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), released its US crude oil rig count report on May 25, indicating that the US crude oil rig count rose by 15 to reach 859 between May 11 and 18.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s the Short Interest in Helix Energy Solutions on May 10?

    Since May 10, 2017, short interest in HLX has gone down 15%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts’ Forecasts for Schlumberger, Post-1Q18 Earnings Release

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for Schlumberger (SLB) following its 1Q18 earnings release.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in Oil States International on April 18

    As of April 18, 2018, the short interest in Oil States International as a percentage of its float was 8.2%—compared to 10.3% as of April 18, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Schlumberger: Analysts’ Recommendations before 1Q18

    As of April 11, 2018, 78% of the analysts tracking Schlumberger rated it as a “buy,” ~19% rated it as a “hold,” and 3% rated it as a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    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

    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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    Miscellaneous

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings Has Fallen 19% in 2018

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) YTD returns are -18.9% as of March 14, 2018. Fairmount Santrol Holdings has underperformed the US rig count.

    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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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street Analysts’ Targets for FMSA, SPN, OIS, and NOV

    Only two sell-side analysts track Flotek Industries (FTK), as surveyed by Reuters. Both analysts recommended a “buy” or some equivalent on March 9, 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Returns from OFS Stocks Trading at a Discount

    Flotek Industries underperformed OIH in the past year. Since March 10, 2017, Flotek Industries stock has decreased ~44%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Ranking OFS Companies by Their Valuation Multiples

    Flotek Industries’ (FTK) forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple is at the steepest discount to its current EV-to-EBITDA multiple on March 9, 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s the Short Interest in Tenaris on March 7?

    As of March 7, 2018, short interest in Tenaris (TS) as a percentage of its float was 1.6% compared to 1.8% as of March 8, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will Hi-Crush Partners Stock Gain Upward Momentum?

    Hi-Crush Partners stock is trading 5% above its 50-day moving average and 19% above its 200-day moving average.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    Short Interest in Fairmount Santrol Holdings on February 16

    As of February 16, 2018, the short interest in Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA) as a percentage of its float was 10.3%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    How’s Fairmount Santrol Holdings Reacting to Crude Oil Prices?

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) correlation with crude oil prices from February 16, 2017, to February 16, 2018, was 0.46.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in Nabors Industries on February 12

    On February 12, 2018, short interest in Nabors Industries (NBR) as a percentage of its float was 18.6% compared to 7.8% on February 13, 2017.

    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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    Earnings Report

    Short Interest in Schlumberger on January 2

    The short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) as a percentage of its float was 1.7% as of January 2, 2018—compared to 1.5% as of September 29, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in the Bottom OFS Companies by 4Q17 Earnings Growth

    Short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) as a percentage of its float has increased to 1.7% on December 29, 2017, compared to 1.5% on September 29, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Ranking the Top 5 Oilfield Companies by Free Cash Flow

    In 3Q17, the oilfield equipment and services (or OFS) industry has seen a mixed scenario. Some companies have generated strong positive free cash flow (or FCF), while some were free cash flow–negative.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why 86% of Wall Street Analysts Rate Hi-Crush Partners a ‘Buy’

    Analysts’ consensus target price for Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) for the next year is $16. The median target price implies a massive 57% price return over the next year, based on HCLP’s current price of $10.2.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    A Peek at Halliburton’s Post-3Q17 Net Debt

    Halliburton’s net debt In 3Q17, Halliburton’s (HAL) total debt fell 11% from the year prior, while its cash and marketable securities fell 42%. Its net debt remained at ~$9.0 billion. Despite a decrease in total debt, a steep decline in cash and marketable securities prevented any sharp fall in HAL’s net debt. Is HAL’s credit rating changing? Moody’s maintained Halliburton’s […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Halliburton’s Segment-Wise Operating Income in 3Q17

    Halliburton’s operating income Previously, we analyzed Halliburton’s (HAL) revenue. Operating-income wise, The D&E (drilling and evaluation) segment’s operating income rose 19% between 3Q16 and 3Q17, primarily due to activity reduction across HAL’s Asia-Pacific operations. HAL makes up 4.0% of the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES), which has fallen 29% in the past […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Will Nabors Industries Use Its Free Cash Flow after 3Q17?

    Nabors Industries’ (NBR) cash from operating activities (or CFO) turned negative in 3Q17, compared to a positive CFO a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Short Interest in Schlumberger on October 2

    Since June 30, 2017, short interest in SLB has remained nearly unchanged. Since June 30, SLB’s stock price has increased ~5%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCLP, EMES: What Frac Sand MLP Valuations Indicate

    The forward EV-to-EBITDA ratios for Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) and Emerge Energy Services (EMES) are ~4.0x and ~5.0x, respectively.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCLP, EMES: Does the 2017 Fall Make Frac Sand MLPs Attractive?

    Emerge Energy Services (EMES) and Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), which are frac sand MLPs, have fallen 45.0% and 60.0%, respectively, YTD (year-to-date).

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    Understanding Halliburton’s Net Debt after 2Q17

    In 2Q17, Halliburton’s (HAL) total debt fell 14% from 2Q16, while its cash and marketable securities fell 31%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Inside Halliburton’s Operating Income by Segment

    Halliburton’s (HAL) operating income in its D&E (Drilling and Evaluation) segment tanked 19% YoY (year-over-year) in 2Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Understanding Upstream Operators’ Capex and Nabors’s Margin in 2Q17

    Nabors Industries’ (NBR) EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) margin fell to 21.6% in 2Q17 from 29% in 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ Returns after 2Q17

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings released its financial results for 2Q17 on August 3. Its stock price reacted mildly negatively and fell 1% to $2.65 on August 3.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    These Factors Are Affecting Flotek Industries the Most

    Flotek Industries’ (FTK) Energy Chemistry Technology segment saw a 36% YoY (year-over-year) increase in revenues in 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Are Nabors Industries’ Capex Plans for 2017?

    Nabors Industries’ (NBR) cash from operating activities (or CFO) turned negative in 1Q17, compared to its positive CFO a year earlier.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Happening to Halliburton’s Net Debt?

    In 1Q17, Halliburton’s (HAL) total debt fell 29% compared to a year earlier, while its cash and marketable securities fell 78%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s ahead for Frac Sand Producers?

    Frac sand producers Emerge Energy Services (EMES) and Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) rose nearly 44% and 16%, respectively, over the last 12-month period.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Miscellaneous

    A Look at Patterson-UTI Energy’s Higher 2017 Capex Plan

    Patterson-UTI Energy’s capex budget for 2017 is $450.0 million. That’s 275.0% higher than its 2016 capex.

    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

    What Were Schlumberger’s Drivers in 1Q17?

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) Latin America region witnessed the highest revenue decline (30% fall) in 1Q17—compared to 1Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Halliburton before Its 1Q17 Earnings

    On April 7, 2017, 92% of the analysts tracking Halliburton (HAL) rated it a “buy” or some equivalent. Approximately 5% of the analysts tracking HAL recommended a “hold,” while the remaining 3% rated it a “sell” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Chart in Focus: BHI’s Correlation with Crude Oil on April 10

    The correlation coefficient between Baker Hughes’s (BHI) stock price and crude oil prices from April 2016 to the present is 0.51.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Top OFS Companies and Their Correlations with Crude Oil

    In this part of the series, we’ll analyze the correlation between the top OFS companies and crude oil prices.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Patterson-UTI Energy Increased Its 2017 Capex Plan

    In this part, we’ll see how Patterson-UTI Energy’s (PTEN) operating cash flows have trended over the past few quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Schlumberger by Correlation: How SLM Relates to Crude

    The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger’s stock price and crude oil prices from March 2016 to March 2017 is 0.62.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow and Capex Plan

    In this article, we’ll analyze how Halliburton’s (HAL) operating cash flows have trended over the past few quarters. We’ll also discuss its free cash flow (or FCF).

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Fairmount Santrol’s 2017 Outlook

    In fiscal 2016, Fairmount Santrol’s (FMSA) revenues fell 35% from its fiscal 2015 revenues to $535 million.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HCLP, EMES: What’s Driving Frac Sand MLP Stocks?

    Frac sand–producing MLPs Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) and Emerge Energy Services (EMES) have surged nearly 250% and 170%, respectively, over the last year.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    Hi-Crush Partners’ Higher Frac Sand Volumes in 4Q16

    Hi-Crush Partners’ 4Q16 EBITDA of $0.1 million is higher than its -$2.9 million in 3Q16 but lower than its $17.4 million in 4Q15.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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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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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect from Nabors’ 4Q16 Earnings

    In 4Q16, analysts expect Nabors Industries (NBR) to post adjusted loss of $0.33 per share, a marginal improvement over 3Q16’s adjusted loss of $0.35 per share.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will Upstream Operators’ Capex Impact Tidewater’s Margin?

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
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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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Analysts Changing Their Recommendations on Flotek Industries?

    Wall Street’s recommendations on Flotek Industries In this article, we’ll look at changes in Wall Street analysts’ recommendations for Flotek Industries (FTK) between September and December. Consensus rating for Flotek Industries In December so far, 100% of the analysts tracking Flotek Industries have rated it a “buy” or some equivalent. In comparison, approximately 83% of […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Analysts Changing Recommendations for Halliburton?

    In December so far, 90% of the analysts tracking Halliburton rated it a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow Improve?

    Halliburton’s cash from operating activities (or CFO) turned positive in 3Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Halliburton’s Indebtedness on the Rise?

    In 3Q16, Halliburton’s net-debt-to-adjusted-EBITDA multiple was ~3.8x, or 251% higher than it was a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why November Eagle Ford Natural Gas Production Fell 19% in a Year

    The EIA estimates that natural gas production at the Eagle Ford Shale was 19.0% lower than production in November 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Analysts Changing their Recommendations on FMSA?

    In this article, we’ll look at the changes in Wall Street analysts’ recommendations for Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA) in 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Fairmount Santrol’s Fundamentals on a Recovery Path?

    During the first nine months of 2016, Fairmount Santrol Holdings’ (FMSA) revenue fell 43% compared to the same period in 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why HCLP and EMES Continue to Climb in 2016

    Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) and Emerge Energy Services (EMES) have surged nearly 174% and 140%, respectively, so far in 2016.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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