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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HollyFrontier’s Stock: Trading Below Moving Averages

    Refining companies’ stock performance was affected by the abolition of the crude oil export ban in the United States.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HollyFrontier Stock Has Recovered 5.5% in 2019

    HollyFrontier (HFC) stock has risen 5.5% since January 2. The stock has risen less than its peers Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and Valero (VLO).

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    HFC and PSX: Which Company Could Post the Most Gains?

    After HollyFrontier’s earnings, RBC lowered its target price on the stock from $68 to $66.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why analysts were surprised by distillate inventories last week

    It’s expected distillate production will grow by the end of 2014. Refineries have built new facilities to produce more distillates than gasoline in anticipation of strong global demand growth.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing HollyFrontier’s Refining Margin in 2018

    HollyFrontier’s refining segment is critical for its overall earnings. The refining segment’s adjusted EBITDA rose 127% to $1.7 billion in 2018.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Distillate inventories continued to decline

    Distillate demand and stock levels drive crude demand and crude prices. As a result, energy investors watch distillate inventories closely.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Phillips 66’s EPS Is Expected to Increase 126% in Q4 2018

    According to analysts, Phillips 66 is expected to post an EPS of $2.4 in the fourth quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HollyFrontier: Which Institutions Bought or Sold the Stock?

    Dimensional Fund Advisers, AQR Capital Management, and Goldman Sachs increased their holdings in HollyFrontier stock in the first quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Phillips 66: 2Q17 Earnings Beat Estimates, Refining Earnings Rose

    In 2Q17, Phillips 66’s revenues missed Wall Street analysts’ estimates by 1%. However, its 2Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.09 surpassed estimates of $1.01.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect from Phillips 66 Stock after It Earnings

    Phillips 66’s stock price could close between $87.7 per share and $83.5 per share in the ten-day period after its earnings. The period ends on August 11.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who among MPC, VLO, HFC, and PSX Has the Highest Refining Margin?

    In this article, we’ll compare the gross refining margins of leading American downstream companies.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Phillips 66 Stock Perform after Its 1Q18 Earnings?

    On April 27, Phillips 66 opened at $110.8 per share—lower than the previous close of $112.5. Phillips 66 opened lower despite its 1Q18 earnings beat.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    How Are Analysts Rating MPC after Its 3Q16 Earnings?

    The analyst survey shows that nine out of the 12 companies surveyed rated Marathon Petroleum (MPC) as a “buy,” “overweight,” or “outperform.”

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Do Marathon Petroleum’s Valuations Stand above Peer Averages?

    Currently, MPC trades at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 14.8x, above its peer average of 13.8x.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Update: Distillate inventory movement

    Inventories provide a useful snapshot of distillate demand and supply trends, particularly near and during the winter months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Tesoro’s Refining Index for 2Q16 Suggest?

    Before analyzing Tesoro’s (TSO) refining index for 2Q16, let’s take a look at TSO’s refining margin trend up to 1Q16.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Behind Delek US Holdings’ Scant ‘Buy’ Ratings

    Four (27%) of the 15 analysts covering DK have rated it a “buy” so far in August 2017.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why the Chemicals and Midstream segments outperformed in 2Q14

    Phillips 66’s net income decreased ~10% to $863 million in 2Q14—from $958 million in 2Q13. Despite the decrease, the Midstream and Chemicals segments’ share in the net income increased to 11% and 33% in 2Q14.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Distillate inventories
    Energy & Utilities

    US Distillate Inventories Rose for the Sixth Time in 7 Weeks

    US distillate inventories increased for the sixth time in the last seven weeks. The inventories rose ~11% in the last seven weeks.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Analysts Rate Pre-Earnings for PSX, MPC, HFC, and VLO

    Marathon Petroleum is growing with its capex and acquisitions, including the latest acquisition of Andeavor.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Brent–WTI Spread Drops ~10.4% in the Last Five Sessions

    The Brent-WTI crude oil spread was $3.78 per barrel on July 16, down from $4.22 per barrel on July 9. The Brent-WTI spread dropped ~10.4% from July 9 to July 16.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    Valero’s Institutional Holdings before the 1Q17 Results

    The institutional holdings in Valero Energy (VLO) are higher than the institutional holdings in Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Phillips 66 (PSX), and Western Refining (WNR).

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Gasoline Demand Could Hit a New Record

    The EIA estimates that the four-week average US gasoline demand increased 2.4% to 9,701,000 bpd (barrels per day) on June 22–29.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • Consumer

    OTPP opens new position in Alibaba Group

    OTPP added a new position in Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.09% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Phillips 66’s Marketing and Specialties segment

    In 2013, the Marketing & Specialties segment’s net profit went up 89% to $790 million—from $417 million in 2012. The improved performance was a result of higher Renewable Identification Numbers (or RINs) values.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HollyFrontier Stock Has Fallen 25% in Q4 2018

    Since October 1, the beginning of the fourth quarter, HollyFrontier (HFC) stock has fallen 25%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Valero Energy Stock Fell 10%: What’s the Story?

    Valero Energy (VLO) stock fell 10.3% on Friday, October 19. That same day, Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock from a “neutral” to a “sell.”

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Valero Energy’s Refining Margin in Q3 2018: Why It Fell

    Valero Energy (VLO) posted its Q3 2018 results on October 25, surpassing Wall Street analysts’ estimate.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Philips 66’s 1H14 results show balanced performance

    Phillips 66’s (PSX) net income improved in the first half of 2014 (or 1H14) versus the same period in 2013. In 1H14, operating revenues increased marginally to $85.8 billion—from $84.4 billion in 1H13.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How Short Interest Affects Integrated Energy and Refiner Stocks

    On February 23, 2017, Alon USA Energy (ALJ) had the highest short interest-to-equity float ratio among our list of integrated energy and refiner stocks. Its ratio was 13.9%.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Unexpected Inventory Buildup: Will Crude Oil Hit $52 per Barrel?

    The US commercial crude oil inventory data will be reported by the EIA today. Prices may experience volatility due to inventory increasing more than market estimates.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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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

    Marathon Petroleum Stock: Performance ahead of the 1Q17 Earnings

    Marathon Petroleum stock has plunged 7% year-to-date. Due to its falling price in 1Q17, the stock has broken below its 50-day moving average.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Western Refining Raising $500 Million?

    Western Refining (WNR) plans to raise $500 million via a term loan. In this series, we’ll give you insights into the company’s operations, financials, market performance, and much more.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Phillips 66 Stock Is Down 20% in Q4: USGC WTI 3-2-1 Crack Plunges

    Since the beginning of the fourth quarter, Phillips 66 (PSX) stock has fallen 20.3%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why These Integrated Energy and Refiner Stocks Could Spell Trouble

    On April 3, 2017, PBF Energy (PBF) had the highest short-interest-to-equity float ratio among these integrated energy and refiner stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Has Tesoro Stock Fallen in 1Q17?

    Since January 3, 2017, Tesoro stock has fallen 8%, more than its peers Marathon Petroleum and Valero Energy, the leading American downstream companies.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Do Crude Oil, Gasoline, and Diesel Prices Mirror Each Other?

    The EIA estimates that US gasoline prices could average around $1.98 per gallon in 2016—the lowest annual average for gasoline prices since 2004.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Oil Production Steady for the Third Straight Week

    The EIA estimates that the US crude oil production could average 10,790,000 bpd in 2018 and 11,760,000 bpd in 2019.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts’ Ratings: Marathon Petroleum and Phillips 66

    Marathon Petroleum’s mean target price is $98 per share, which implies a 57% gain from the current level–the highest among its peers.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    MLPs’ Rating Updates during the Week Ending November 3

    Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, the midstream MLP subsidiary of Dominion Energy, was downgraded last week by Mizuho and RBC Capital Markets.

    By Kurt Gallon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Middle East Tensions and Slowing US Production Impact Crude Oil

    Lately, Middle East tensions and slowing US production are driving oil prices higher. Oil prices gained 21% in April 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Marathon Petroleum’s Valuation and the Peer Average

    MPC trades at valuations above its peer averages, likely because it is now in the process of restructuring the organization to unlock value.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    What’s in Store for Phillips 66 Stock after 3Q Earnings?

    Contrary to the trend in PSX, implied volatility in Delek US Holdings (DK) rose 0.1% since October 27 to the current level of 37.2%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Analysts’ Ratings for Phillips 66 Suggest?

    About 41% of the surveyed analysts who cover Phillips 66 (PSX) rate the company a “buy.” Another 53% rate it a “hold.”

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analyst Ratings for Andeavor: Who Raised ANDV’s Target Price?

    Fifteen of the 19 analysts covering Andeavor (ANDV) rated it as a “buy” in December 2017.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Valero Energy and Phillips 66’s Moving Averages

    So far in the fourth quarter, Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Valero Energy (VLO), HollyFrontier (HFC), and Phillips 66 (PSX) have fallen.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Have the Dividend Yields of MPC, VLO, PSX, and HFC Surged?

    Marathon Petroleum’s (MPC) dividend payment rose 15% YoY (year-over-year) to $0.46 per share in the fourth quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Crude Oil Refining and How Does It Work?

    This series will provide you a complete overview of the refining industry as well as a quick snapshot of downstream sector stocks in the US.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Best Refining Stocks: Comparing MPC, VLO, PSX, HFC

    Refining stocks’ performance was mixed in the fourth quarter. While Marathon Petroleum and HollyFrontier fell, Valero Energy and Phillips 66 rose.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    How MPC’s Refining Earnings Shaped Up in Q4

    Marathon Petroleum (MPC) stock fell marginally in the fourth quarter of 2019. Will its earnings also fall in Q4? Read this analysis to find out.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Has Phillips 66 Stock Risen 11% in Q4?

    Phillips 66 (PSX) stock has risen 10.5% in the current quarter. The stock has outperformed the equity market in the fourth quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Valero Stock Rises 12% before IMO 2020

    Valero Energy (VLO) stock has risen 11.6% sequentially. The stock has risen due to stronger refining conditions in the current quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Major Shareholders Raise Stake in Phillips 66

    Phillips 66 (PSX) stock has risen sharply in the current quarter. The stock has risen due to a robust refining environment driven by IMO 2020.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Refining Crack Spread Overview: All You Ever Wanted to Know

    The crack spread is a major component that drives refiners’ valuation. In this article, we’ll look at the metric’s different aspects.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Valero Up 11% in Q4: What Its DMA, RSI, IV Mean

    Valero Energy’s (VLO) stock price is up by 11% quarter-to-date. The stock is surging due to robust refining conditions.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • uploads///Valero VLO stock price
    Energy & Utilities

    Valero Stock Up 10% in Q4: A Look at Its Valuation

    Valero Energy (VLO) stock has risen by 10% this quarter, driven by refining cracks expanding. Other refining stocks have also risen.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Strong Is MPC’s Debt and Cash Position?

    Marathon Petroleum (MPC) stock has underperformed the equity market and its peers in the current year. MPC’s stock price has risen 2.8% YTD.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Best Oil Refining Stocks: MPC, VLO, PSX, HFC, PBF, and DK

    Oil refining and marketing stocks have been on investors’ radar. Valero Energy (VLO) and Phillips 66 (PSX) have risen 29.0% and 29.7%, respectively, YTD.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Distillate inventories fall to 6-month low, driving crude prices

    Distillate demand and stock levels—like gasoline—drive crude demand and crude prices. Energy investors can benefit from watching distillate inventories.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Financials

    OTPP adds new position in Grupo Aval

    OTPP added a new position in AVAL during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.11% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Financials

    OTPP establishes new position in United Technologies

    OTPP added a new position in United Technologies Corp. (UTX) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.13% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Financials

    OTPP opens new position in XPO Logistics

    OTPP added a new position in XPO Logistics Inc. (XPO) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.46% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    OTPP adds new position in The Priceline Group

    OTPP added a new position in The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.50% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Financials

    Highlights of OTPP’s third quarter 13F filing

    OTPP is an independent organization. It invests in pension fund assets. It administers the pensions for 307,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Valero’s Shareholder Returns Are Surging

    Valero Energy stock has surged by 14.2% quarter-to-date. Strengthening refining cracks, recovering oil spreads, and rising equity markets have boosted VLO.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Are Valero’s Refining Crack Spreads Firming in Q4?

    Valero Energy’s (VLO) overall profits are affected by its refining margins and earnings, which are driven by refining cracks and oil spreads.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Energy & Utilities

    Crack spread signals Phillips 66’s Refining segments performance

    In 3Q14, Phillips 66’s refining segment’s net margin took a sharp turn when it posted $538 million earnings as opposed to a $30 million net loss posted in 3Q13. This was a result of increased market crack spreads coupled with widening crude differentials.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s up with distillate stocks?

    Distillate stocks decreased by 3.3 million barrels to 136.6 million barrels. Analysts had expected inventories to increase by ~200,000 to ~300,000 barrels.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    MPC: Elliott Ups Stake by 86% in Marathon Petroleum

    In the third quarter, Elliott Management raised its stake in Marathon Petroleum by about 86%. Elliott has criticized MPC’s management on several occasions.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • uploads///Refining stocks Delek HollyFrontier PBF
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Delek, HollyFrontier, and PBF: Refining Stocks with Upside?

    So far this month, Delek and HollyFrontier stocks have fallen 3.7% and 2.7%, respectively. In contrast, PBF stock has risen 2.3%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    MPC, VLO, and PSX: Who Surprised Wall Street in Q3?

    Downstream firms Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Valero Energy (VLO), and Phillips 66 (PSX) had a mixed performance in the third quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Phillips 66 Earnings Beat Estimate, Stock Rose 4%

    Phillips 66’s (PSX) earnings surprised Wall Street. The company’s adjusted EPS was at $3.1, which crushed analysts’ EPS estimate of $2.6.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Valero’s Q3 Earnings Crush Wall Street’s Estimates

    Valero Energy’s earnings and revenue surpassed analysts’ estimates in the third quarter. Its EPS of $1.48 topped analysts’ estimate by about 10%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Valero’s Refining Earnings Fall in Q3?

    Valero Energy’s (VLO) refining earnings are the biggest factor in the company’s total profits. With earnings due Thursday, here’s what to expect.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Refiners before Q3 Earnings: MPC, VLO, PSX, HFC

    Refiners have had a mixed October so far. Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Valero Energy (VLO), and Phillips 66 (PSX) are up, but HollyFrontier (HFC) has slumped.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    MPC, VLO, PSX, HFC: Will Refiners’ Earnings Fall in Q3?

    Refiners have posted mixed results in the third quarter. Now, refiners are gearing up for their third-quarter earnings season.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Valero or Marathon Petroleum: Which Is a Better Buy?

    Valero (VLO) and Marathon Petroleum’s (MPC) stocks have fallen 2.9% and 0.7%, respectively, so far in Q3. Here, we review which refiner is a better buy.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Marathon Petroleum: Are Its Refining Earnings Falling?

    Marathon Petroleum (MPC) stock has been tumbling in Q3, driven by geopolitical tensions, oil price uncertainty, and weaker refining conditions.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Volatile Refining Stocks, Cracks, and SPY in Q3

    Refining stocks have put up mixed performance numbers in the third quarter. Valero Energy and Marathon Petroleum have fallen 1.5% and 4.4%, respectively.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Big Biofuels Issue: Trump Meets with Refiners, Senators

    In a bid to find a solution to the biofuels issue, President Trump met with the CEOs of several refiners as well as senators from the major farming states.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Citigroup Raises Price Targets on Refiners MPC, PSX

    Citigroup raised its price targets on two refiners today, increasing Marathon Petroleum’s target from $58 to $60 and Phillips 66’s target from $110 to $120.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Institutional Holdings in MPC, VLO, PSX, and HFC

    Institutional holdings in Valero Energy, Marathon Petroleum, Phillips 66, and HollyFrontier stand above 70%.
    HollyFrontier has the highest holding of 89%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Stocks: Operational Metrics, Valuation, Outlook

    Production volumes, production costs, and finding and development costs are key metrics to consider when analyzing energy stocks’ upstream operations.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The US Energy Sector: An Overview

    To understand the US energy sector, it’s essential first to understand the country’s energy needs. The US uses various energy sources to meet its energy needs.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Refining Stocks Tank, Dividend Yields Rise

    Weaker equity markets have dragged down refining stocks this month, resulting in their dividend yields rising. Let’s see how they stack up.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Refining Sector Stocks MPC, VLO, PSX, and HFC Slump

    Refining sector stocks Marathon Petroleum, Valero Energy, Phillips 66, and HollyFrontier have slumped following the earnings season.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HFC Stock Continues Climb Past 44% YoY Rise

    HollyFrontier (HFC) stock rose 4.9% on August 1, its earnings release day, despite the fall in the oil prices, equity market, and peers.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    HollyFrontier’s Earnings Rise Sharply, Beat Estimate

    HollyFrontier (HFC) posted its second-quarter results on August 1. HollyFrontier’s earnings rose 50% YoY in the second quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Why Is Delek Stock Falling?

    Analysts expect Delek’s EPS to fall by 38% YoY and 45% quarter-over-quarter to $0.84 in the second quarter of 2019.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Will MPC Outperform Peers in Q2?

    Marathon Petroleum (MPC) plans to post its second-quarter results on August 1.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    CRAK Provides Broad Exposure to Developed and Emerging Markets

    CRAK provides investors with broader global exposure, diversifying its portfolio with developed markets as well as emerging markets like Japan and India.

    By Manu Milan
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    Earnings Report

    Will Phillips 66 Post Better Q2 Results Than Its Peers?

    Phillips 66 is expected to post an EPS of $2.52 in the second quarter—10% lower than its adjusted EPS in the second quarter of 2018.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Institutions Cut Their Stakes in MPC, VLO, PSX, and HFC?

    Institutional ownership in Valero Energy (VLO), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Phillips 66 (PSX), and HollyFrontier (HFC) stands above 70%. Let’s take a closer look.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Miscellaneous

    How Analysts Are Rating Refiners ahead of Their Q2 Results

    Let’s rank six US refiners based on the number of “buy” ratings they’ve received from Wall Street analysts ahead of their second-quarter earnings results.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Short Interest in HollyFrontier Has Fallen

    Since April 1, short interest in HollyFrontier (HFC) has fallen from 5.0% to 3.7%, while its stock value has fallen 18.2%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Top Institutions’ HFC Holdings Have Changed

    Based on recent filings, institutional holdings in HollyFrontier (HFC) are at ~90%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HollyFrontier Stock Has Slumped 18% This Quarter

    This quarter (started April 1), HollyFrontier (HFC) stock has fallen 18%, while the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) has risen 2%. Let’s look at what’s driven HFC stock.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Refiners’ Dividend Yields Rise, Stocks Fall

    Refining stocks’ valuations have fallen sharply due to the fall in their stock prices. For these stocks, the average forward PE ratio is at 5.4x.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does HollyFrontier Have a Favorable Cash Flow Position?

    HollyFrontier (HFC) generated $217 million in cash from operations. The company had cash outflows of $727 million in capex and acquisitions.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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