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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Oil Service Company Halliburton Is Owned By Its Shareholders

    Multinational corporation Halliburton (HAL) is owned by its shareholders. The largest shareholder is The Vanguard Group, Inc., which has a 10.78 percent stake in the company.
    By Danielle Letenyei
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    Energy & Utilities

    Biden Might Change the Tide for Halliburton, Stock Looks Like a Buy

    Halliburton stock rose 2.7 percent in pre-market trading session on Jan. 19 following its fourth-quarter earnings results. Is HAL stock a good buy?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Analyst Recommendations for Apache?

    Wall Street analysts gave mixed recommendations after Apache’s quarterly results. Apache shares fell 5% on November 6, 2015, after the earnings release.

    By Vineet Kulkarni
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    January 2017 EIA Estimates: US Shale Gas Production Could Fall

    The EIA expects less natural gas production at four key US shales by January 2017 compared to November 2016. It expects production to rise at three key US shales.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside Schlumberger’s 1-Year Returns as of June 16

    Schlumberger’s trailing-one-year stock price has fallen 12% as of June 16, 2017, while XLE, the broader energy industry ETF, has fallen 3%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why the US Economy Stalled in 1Q15

    The US economy stalled in 2014 for several reasons, including seasonality, weather, strength of the dollar, the West Coast port strike, and the oil price slump.

    By Jeffrey Rosenberg
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why next quarter looks better for BHI’s international markets

    In Latin America, BHI expects year-end product sales to increase. It also expects the offshore Mexico rig activity to increase.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    SLB, HAL, NOV, and BHGE: Comparing the Capex Growth

    National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) capital expenditure or capex fell ~32% in fiscal 2017—compared to its capex spend in fiscal 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Returns for OFS Stocks with High and Low Implied Volatility

    Schlumberger had the lowest implied volatility figures among all of the OFS companies on May 31, 2016. It has returned 9.4% on a YTD basis.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Halliburton’s Free Cash Has Been Plummeting

    As a result of steeply falling CFO, Halliburton’s free cash flow deteriorated to a negative $499 million in 3Q15 from a negative $71 million a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will a Partnership with GE Improve BHI’s Returns?

    Between December 2014 and December 2016, Baker Hughes (BHI) stock hit its peak in April 2015. It troughed at ~$39 in January 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger’s 1-Year Returns on August 11

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) one-year stock price fell 21.0% as of August 11, 2017. In the past year, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has fallen 7.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Must-know: Why oil rig counts have risen 2% in 2014 so far

    U.S. land rig counts totaled 1,696 on February 21, 2014, compared to 1,692 the week prior. Over the medium term, rig counts have been relatively stable.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Consumer

    Wall Street Analysts’ Targets for SLB, HAL, NOV, and WFT

    Approximately 90% of the analysts tracking Halliburton (HAL) recommended a “buy,” ~8% recommended a “hold,” and the rest recommended a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger: Do Analysts Expect the Stock to Rise?

    For Schlumberger, seven analysts rated it as a “strong buy,” 15 rated it as a “buy,” 13 rated it as a “hold,” and one rated it as a “sell.”

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Does a falling US rig count signal a trend?

    Rig counts tell us how many rigs are actively drilling for oil and gas. They can be an indication of oil and gas producers’ confidence.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Prices and Gas Rigs Move in the Same Direction

    On Friday, June 5, Baker Hughes released the weekly natural gas rig count report. As expected, natural gas rigs fell by three to 222 for the week ending June 5.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Texas rig count continues to lose ground

    Economist Karr Ingham expects that two-thirds of the Texas rigs at work will be laid down. That’s about 600 rigs if the price of crude oil stays low.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Behind the scenes of the Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger

    On October 13, Halliburton proposed to acquire Baker Hughes’ shares without prior notice. After receiving BHI’s counter proposal, Halliburton refused to increase its first value proposal.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Appaloosa Management raises its stake in American Airlines Group

    Appaloosa Management enhanced its position in American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) last quarter that now accounts for 3.48% of Appaloosa’s total 1Q portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    The reason behind the 6% increase in the US rig counts this year

    The U.S. rig counts dropped last week, but are still up significantly year-to-date and have increased by 103, or 6%.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Consumer

    Is the Oil Rig Count Signaling Another Fall in Oil Prices?

    On July 16, US crude oil August futures fell 4.2% and settled at $68.06 per barrel—their lowest closing level since June 21.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Consumer

    Why should investors pay attention to oil and gas rig counts?

    Many parties in the energy industry and investing community monitor oil and gas rig counts as one measure of drilling activity.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Big Forces Behind India’s Future Monetary Policy

    Rate cut transmissions by commercial banks, inflation, and monetary policy actions by the Fed will have the largest influence on India’s future.

    By David Ashworth
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    Miscellaneous

    Returns of Oilfield Services Stocks with High Implied Volatility

    Tidewater (TDW) has the highest implied volatility among all of the OFS companies. The stock has fallen 65.1% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Schlumberger’s North American operations drove growth in 4Q14

    Schlumberger recorded topline and bottom-line growth in its North American operations due to continued efficiency improvements and new technology.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Crude Oil Rig Count Fell for 4th Straight Week

    Last week, Baker Hughes reported that the US crude oil rig count fell by one rig to 515 rigs for the week ending January 15, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Could the Zulily Transaction Get Competitive?

    There’s a tender and support agreement between the founding members and Liberty Interactive. These Zulily shareholders have agreed to the Liberty Interactive tender offer.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Consumer

    What Drove TechnipFMC’s Second-Quarter Earnings?

    In the second quarter, TechnipFMC recorded total revenues of ~$2.96 billion, down 23% from ~$3.85 billion in Q2 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Baker Hughes basics

    Baker Hughes (BHI) is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Consumer

    Which Oilfield Service Major Achieved Earnings Progress in 2017?

    Halliburton (HAL) recorded a net loss of ~$463 million in 2017—a sharp improvement compared to a net loss of $5.73 billion in 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    The must-know relationship between oil rigs and crude prices

    The previous parts of this series (parts 8 and 9) explained the counterintuitive relationship between low natural gas prices, falling rigs, and rising natural gas production. Oil rigs have a simpler relationship with crude oil prices and oil production.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Halliburton’s Free Cash Flow Is Remarkable

    Halliburton’s 3Q16 FCF improved significantly over the previous year. Its CFO rose significantly due to increased rig utilization in North America.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Why Halliburton’s Drilling and Evaluation segment did poorly in 4Q14

    In 4Q14, revenues in the Drilling and Evaluation segment increased 6.5% to $3.29 billion from $3.09 billion recorded in 4Q13.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Must-know: Why the US total rig count increased last week

    U.S. total rig count increases by six The U.S. total drilling rig count increased by six rigs, from 1,883 to 1,889, during the week ending August 1 according to Baker Hughes, which publishes rig counts every week. The number of oil rigs increased by 11, while the number of natural gas rigs decreased by five. […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Rigs Could Fall More as the Bloodbath Continues

    Baker Hughes will release the weekly crude oil rig count report on July 24, 2015. The crude oil rig count fell by seven to 638 for the week ending July 17.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Halliburton’s 3Q14 earnings beat estimates

    Between 3Q12 and 3Q14, HAL’s adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) has increased 78%. HAL has drawn the attention of Wall Street analysts to review the results and give their recommendations and target price.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Materials

    Soaring high: Appaloosa initiates a position in American Airlines

    Appaloosa Management’s top new buy last quarter was American Airlines Group (AAL), with a 2.22% position in the hedge fund’s U.S. long portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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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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    Consumer

    How Halliburton Beat 2Q16 Estimates Despite Revenue Declines

    Halliburton (HAL) released its fiscal 2Q16 financial results on July 20, 2016. It recorded total revenues of $3.4 billion, a decline of 43% from $5.9 billion in fiscal 2Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger’s Q1 Earnings Are Expected to Fall 21%

    Schlumberger (SLB) is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings on April 18. Analysts’ consensus EPS estimate is $0.3 per share.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Horizontal rig count tapers off after attaining historic high

    Horizontal rig counts had been setting and breaking new records before last week’s fall, which marked the third decrease in the past 16 weeks.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Halliburton’s Share Price Drops after Fiscal 4Q15 Earnings Release

    Halliburton’s share price reacted negatively after its fiscal 4Q15 earnings release, falling by 3.9% to $29.28 on the day compared to the day before.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Q4 Earnings

    Halliburton reported its fourth-quarter results on January 22. The company’s EPS fell to $0.41 from $0.53 per share in the fourth quarter of 2017.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Halliburton before Its 3Q15 Earnings

    Wall Street’s forecasts for Halliburton include ~76% of analysts rating the company as a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Helmerich & Payne’s Q1 Results and 2019 Outlook

    Helmerich & Payne reported its first-quarter results on January 29. The company reported an EPS of $0.17 for the quarter ending December 31.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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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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    Earnings Report

    A quick snapshot of Schlumberger

    Schlumberger, a Houston-based energy company, provides technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to oil and gas exploration and production companies.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    What’s Baker Hughes’s Current Valuation versus Peers?

    Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE), is the largest company by market capitalization in our select set of major oilfield services and equipment companies.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Finding Trends in Oilfield Services Companies’ Net Incomes

    Many oilfield equipment and services (or OFS) companies witnessed stupendous rises in their net incomes from 2009 to 2014.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Helmerick & Payne: Analysts See 22% Upside Potential

    The mean target price for Helmerich & Payne is $70.7, which implies an upside potential of ~22% from its current price.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Miscellaneous

    How Flotek Could React to Upstream Operators’ Capex and the Rig Count

    From 1Q16 to 1Q17, Flotek’s EBITDA margin shrank to 3.3% from 4.1%. FTK’s EBITDA margin has been 1.7%, on average, for the past five quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: An overview of Baker Hughes

    Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) is based in Texas. It’s an energy company that operates in the oil and gas equipment and services industry. As of December 31, 2013, BHI operated in more than 80 countries.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    How Schlumberger Stock Has Performed in the Past Year

    In this series, we will look at investors’ short interest in Schlumberger and SLB’s implied volatility.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    How Could the US Rig Count Affect Halliburton in 4Q16?

    From September 30 until the week ended December 30, 2016, the US rig count rose ~26% to close at 658. A higher US rig count could increase Halliburton’s (HAL) revenues and earnings in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    What Are Large Oilfield Companies’ Correlations with Crude Oil?

    The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger’s stock price and crude oil prices from January 11, 2017, to January 11, 2018, was 0.47.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Short Interest in SLB, HAL, WFT, and NOV after 2Q17

    The short interest in Schlumberger (SLB), as a percentage of its float, is 1.5% as of August 7, 2017—compared to 1.6% as of June 30, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will the Rig Count Affect Halliburton in 2Q17?

    From March 31, 2017, until the week ending July 7, 2017, the US rig count rose 16% to 952. The increased US rig count could raise Halliburton’s 2Q17 revenues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Deeply Leveraged Are Oilfield Services Companies?

    From 2009 to 2015, Halliburton’s (HAL) net debt swelled 340%. By September 30, 2016, HAL’s net debt rose 71% compared to December 31, 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    What Do Analysts Expect of Halliburton’s 4Q16 Earnings?

    Wall Street analysts expect Halliburton’s (HAL) 4Q16 adjusted earnings per share to reach $0.013—a 29% improvement over its 3Q16 adjusted earnings.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How the US Rig Count Affected SLB, HAL, and BHI in 1Q17

    In the past year, Schlumberger’s (SLB) North America revenues declined 14%. In 1Q17, SLB’s revenues from North America totaled 28% of its total revenues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Why Did Baker Hughes’s 4Q17 Earnings Beat Estimates?

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), released its 4Q17 and 2017 financial results on January 24, 2018. The company recorded total revenue of $5.8 billion in 4Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    A quick overview of oil and gas field services biz Schlumberger

    Schlumberger Limited is a Houston-based energy company. It provides technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to oil and gas exploration and production (or E&P) companies around the world.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    How Halliburton Has Reacted to Crude Oil Prices

    Between April 16 and April 23, Halliburton (HAL) stock’s price correlation with crude oil was 0.99, showing that Halliburton and crude oil prices have been strongly correlated in the past week.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Halliburton Has Underperformed Its Peers in 2018—What’s Ahead?

    Halliburton (HAL) stock has fallen ~18% in 2018, underperforming its sector peers. HAL stock fell significantly after its Q2 earnings.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    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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    Miscellaneous

    Sizing up the EMC-Dell Merger: A Quick Background Check

    Elliott was unhappy with EMC’s performance and wanted them to spin off their holding in VM Ware to shareholders.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Consumer

    Halliburton Recorded Strong Revenue Growth in 2017

    Halliburton (HAL) registered the highest revenue growth in our group. Halliburton’s 2017 revenues increased 29.8% to $20.62 billion.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    The major factors for oilfield service names like Halliburton

    Oilfield service (or OFS) companies provide services such as drilling and completing wells, evaluating oil and gas reserves, maintaining wells, and offering other related goods and services.

    By Ingrid Pan
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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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Fall Due to Refined Products’ Glut

    November WTI crude oil futures contracts fell by 2.6% on October 19. Crude oil prices fell due to the mammoth rise in the gasoline glut and weak demand cues.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Materials

    TechnipFMC’s Q2 2018 Earnings Missed the Estimates

    TechnipFMC (FTI) released its second-quarter financial results on July 25 after the market closed. The company recorded operating revenues of $2.96 billion.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    US Oil Production Growth Might Slow Faster than Expected

    The oil rig count could keep rising until at least March. By the second quarter, US crude oil production growth might slow down.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Superior Energy Services Expect this Year?

    Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) management thinks the energy industry is moving toward a recovery, although the timing of the recovery remains uncertain.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Materials

    Halliburton Reacts to Changing Crude Oil Prices: Update

    Halliburton’s (HAL) stock price correlation with crude oil on July 20–27 was 0.22—a moderately positive correlation.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Schlumberger and Halliburton Compared to the Industry

    By market capitalization, Schlumberger is the largest OFS company. Schlumberger’s stock price has declined 4% since May 3, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Halliburton after Low Fiscal 4Q15 Earnings

    Approximately 81% of analysts tracking Halliburton have rated it a “buy,” whereas approximately 17% of analysts tracking the company have rated it a “hold.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weatherford International Issues Stocks Again

    On November 16, Weatherford International (WFT), an oilfield equipment and services company, disclosed that it issued 84.5 million ordinary stocks.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Must-know: The oilfield services industry’s outlook in 2014

    What have the Big Three oilfield service companies been saying about the outlook for 2014? The global economy is expected to continue to improve.

    By Ingrid Pan
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    Materials

    What Analysts Expect for Halliburton’s Q2 2018 Earnings

    Analysts expect Halliburton (HAL) to report adjusted EPS of $0.58 in Q2 2018, a 41% improvement from its Q1 2018 adjusted EPS of $0.41.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Will the Rig Count Impact Halliburton’s Earnings in 4Q17?

    From September 29, 2017, until the week ending December 29, 2017, the US rig count fell 1% and finished at 929.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Key highlights: Schlumberger drilling group’s 3Q14 performance

    Revenues increased primarily on account of higher offshore activity in Mexico, Russia, and North America. Rig revenue from Saxon also attributed to the growth.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Fund Managers

    Magnetar Raises Its Position in Williams Companies

    Magnetar raised its stake in Williams Companies during the fourth quarter by purchasing 1.5 million shares. It represents 2.59% of the fund’s 4Q14 portfolio.

    By Santiago Solari
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    Consumer

    Halliburton Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates: Here’s Why

    Halliburton released its 1Q18 financial results today. Here’s what you need to know.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    How TechnipFMC Stock Reacted to Second-Quarter Results

    On July 25, 2018, FTI’s stock price was down 10.9% compared to May 9 when its first-quarter financial results were released.

    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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    How Did Halliburton Turn Its Free Cash Flow Positive in 2017?

    Halliburton’s (HAL) CFO (cash flow from operating activities) in 2017 was a significant improvement over 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    The Effect of Rig Count on Weatherford International

    In the past year, Weatherford International’s (WFT) revenue share from North America has risen to ~38.0% compared to 37.0% in 4Q16.

    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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    Miscellaneous

    Saudi Aramco Deals Could Help Schlumberger Stock

    On May 20, 2017, Schlumberger signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    What’s the Short Interest in Large OFS Companies on July 6?

    Short interest in Schlumberger (SLB) as a percentage of its float is 1.2% as of July 6, 2017, compared to 1.2% as of March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    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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    Miscellaneous

    How Do Large OFS Companies’ Valuations Stack Up?

    Schlumberger’s enterprise value (or EV) when scaled by trailing-12-month (or TTM) adjusted EBITDA is lower than the peer average in our group here.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Analyzing Short Interest in Halliburton on June 2

    Halliburton’s (HAL) short interest, as a percentage of its float, was ~2.9% as of June 2, 2017—compared to 2.1% as of March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Comparing Baker Hughes and its peers

    In 2014, Baker Hughes (BHI) outperformed the industry and broader market for most of the year. However, it’s currently underperforming the broader market index and its peers.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Halliburton after Its 3Q15 Earnings

    Approximately 75% of analysts tracking Halliburton rate it a “buy” or some equivalent. About 25% rate the company a “hold” or an equivalent, while none of the analysts recommend a “sell.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Weatherford: Management’s Expectations after 2Q17

    Weatherford International released its financial results for 2Q17 on July 28, 2017. On that day, its stock price reacted negatively and fell 2.5% to $4.27.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing OFS Stocks with High and Low Implied Volatility

    Tidewater had the highest implied volatility among all of the OFS companies that are part of OIH. The stock has fallen 78.6% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Consumer

    National Oilwell Varco’s Forward Valuation Multiple Improved

    National Oilwell Varco’s forward PE multiple is positive, which reflects sell-side analysts’ estimates of positive earnings in the next 12 months.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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