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    Miscellaneous

    Which Oilfield Services Stocks Lead in Short Interest?

    Currently, Diamond Offshore Drilling’s (DO) short interest-to-equity float ratio is 32.1%, the highest among the oilfield services stocks that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Rate Hike Road Is the Fed Really on in 2016? (It Looks Strangely Like 2015)

    Policymakers are now hinting toward a rate hike in June. But markets seem to be feeling otherwise.

    By David Ashworth
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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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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in Weatherford International on August 4

    As of August 4, 2017, Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of its float was 15.8%—unchanged compared to June 30, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    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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    Energy & Utilities

    Crude Oil Prices: Is More Downside Possible?

    The API reported that US crude oil inventories rose by 5.6 MMbbls (million barrels) on July 20–27.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    WTI Crude Oil Hit $75 on July 3: What’s Next?

    August WTI crude oil prices hit an intraday high of $75.27 per barrel on July 3—the highest level since November 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Currency warfare: A ‘beggar-thy-neighbor’ situation

    In a currency war, the “beggar-thy-neighbor” strategy is about increasing the demand for a nation’s exports at the expense of other countries’ export share.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    Will Rig Count Affect HP’s International Revenues in Fiscal 4Q16?

    Helmerich & Payne’s (HP) international revenues decreased to 13% of its total revenues in fiscal 3Q16, compared to 17% in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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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

    Women CEOs: 5 Names You Should Know

    Of all the Fortune 500 companies, only 5% have women CEOs. We rounded up five of the biggest names investors should know. Here’s why. 

    By Sybil Prowse
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Does Patterson-UTI Energy’s Historical Valuation Suggest?

    Patterson-UTI Energy’s forward PE multiple isn’t available, which indicates negative earnings in the next 12 months.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Patterson-UTI Energy’s Dividend Yield on June 2

    Patterson-UTI Energy’s (PTEN) dividend yield fell to 0.29% on March 31, 2017. Since then, its dividend yield has risen to 0.38% as of June 2, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Schlumberger’s Next-7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    On March 2, 2018, Schlumberger’s (SLB) implied volatility was 27.1%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Oilfield Services Stocks: How Implied Volatilities Track Returns

    As of May 1, 2017, Tidewater (TDW) has fallen 90% in the past year.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Schlumberger by Implication: Reading Implied Volatility

    On March 10, 2017, Schlumberger’s (SLB) implied volatility was 17.7%, having fallen from 19% since its 4Q16 financial results were announced on January 20.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Fund Managers

    Manitowoc to spin off after activist pressure

    In its 8K filing with the SEC on January 29, Manitowoc announced that it will split its cranes and foodservice businesses.

    By Diana Key
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    Earnings Report

    Superior Energy’s 1Q17 Earnings: What the Analysts Expect

    For 1Q17, analysts expect Superior Energy Services (SPN) to report an adjusted loss per share of $0.60, which implies an expectation of an 18% improvement.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Patterson-UTI Energy in 4Q16: Key Drivers, Then and Now

    From 4Q15 to 4Q16, Patterson-UTI’s Contract Drilling segment revenue fell ~33%, while its Pressure Pumping segment witnessed a 20% revenue decline.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Microsoft’s More Personal Computing Segment in 1Q18

    More Personal Computing revenue flat Previously, we discussed Microsoft’s (MSFT) Intelligent Cloud segment’s performance. In this part, we’ll look at how its MPC (More Personal Computing) segment performed in fiscal 1Q18. Microsoft’s MPC segment, as the name suggests, is highly dependent on the PC (personal computer) market, drawing close to ~50% of its total revenue […]

    By Anne Shields
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analyzing Schlumberger’s Stock Price Forecast This Week

    From April 20 to June 29, Schlumberger’s implied volatility has remained nearly unchanged at ~24.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Is Trump Interested in Exempting Apple from Tariffs?

    On November 20, President Donald Trump said he is considering granting a tariff exemption on Chinese imports to Apple Inc (AAPL).

    By Anjana Viswanathan
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    Consumer

    SLB or HAL: Which Oilfield Stock Do Analysts Prefer?

    Both Schlumberger and Halliburton are underperforming the S&P 500, but Wall Street analysts remain bullish on oilfield stocks.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HP CEO Exits, Leaving Its Future Uncertain

    HP (HPQ) has been trending down since the company announced the departure of its CEO. It fell around 6.34% in after-hours trading on August 22.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Huawei’s Hongmeng OS Topple Google Android on Mobile?

    Huawei has unveiled a new OS, Hongmeng, after being placed on a US trade blacklist. The new OS is a direct replacement of Google’s Android.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    What’s TechnipFMC’s Stock Price Forecast ahead of Earnings?

    TechnipFMC will likely close between $34.17 and $29.53 by July 25 based on its implied volatility.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Project for TechnipFMC in the Second Quarter

    In Q2 2018, analysts expect TechnipFMC to post adjusted EPS of $0.38, a 37% increase compared to the Q1 2018 adjusted earnings of $0.28.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s Nabors Industries’ Stock Price Forecast This Week?

    Nabors Industries’ (NBR) implied volatility was 51.3% as of July 6.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Schlumberger’s Stock Price Forecast this Week

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) first-quarter financial results were released on April 20. Between April 20 and June 15, Schlumberger’s implied volatility fell from 24.1% to 22%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    EIA Upgrades US Crude Oil Production for 2019

    US crude oil production increased by 84,000 bpd to a record high of 10,703,000 bpd on April 27–May 4. The production also increased ~15% YoY.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect for National Oilwell Varco in 1Q18

    In 1Q18, Wall Street analysts expect National Oilwell Varco (NOV) to post adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of -$0.01, compared with -$0.04 in 4Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Schlumberger’s Next 7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    On April 11, 2018, Schlumberger’s (SLB) implied volatility was 29.2%. Schlumberger’s 4Q17 earnings were announced on January 19, 2018.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s Schlumberger’s 7-Day Stock Price Forecast?

    On January 19, 2018, Schlumberger’s (SLB) 4Q17 financial results were released.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Hewlett-Packard Stock Falls Over 8.5%

    Shares of consumer technology company Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) have fallen 8.6% in the last two trading days. HP stock fell 3.5% on February 2, 2018, and it fell over 5.3% on February 5.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    National Oilwell Varco’s Next-7-day Stock Price Forecast

    On January 18, National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) implied volatility (or IV) was ~30%. Its 3Q17 earnings were announced on October 26. Since then, its implied volatility has remained nearly unchanged at around this level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Basic Energy Services’ Next-7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    Since 2Q17 earnings were announced on July 27, Basic Energy Services’ implied volatility (or IV) has risen from 62% to the current level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Decoding Helmerich & Payne’s Dividend Yield

    What’s driving Helmerich & Payne’s high yield? Contract oil and gas well driller Helmerich & Payne (HP) recorded a sharp drop in its 2016 operating revenue due to declines in its US drilling, offshore, and international segments. Its revenue fell 19% in 2015, compared with 51% in 2016. Its operating income, as a result, ended […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Top 5 Losers Last Week

    On August 25–September 1, 2017, oilfield services stock CARBO Ceramics (CRR) was the largest loser among our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Materials

    Flotek Industries’ Stock Price Forecast on August 10

    Flotek stock will likely close between $6.42 and $5.50 in the next seven days. Flotek’s stock price was $5.96 on August 10, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Weatherford’s 7-Day Stock Price Forecast on August 4

    Weatherford stock will likely close between $4.67 and $4.03 in the next seven days—based on Weatherford International’s implied volatility.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    A Look a the Top Twenty Dividend Growers over the Last 25 Years

    This series will discuss how these stocks have been able to achieve continuous dividend growth.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Flotek Industries’ Stock Price Forecast on July 3?

    On July 3, 2017, Flotek’s (FTK) implied volatility was ~58%. Since its 1Q17 earnings were announced on May 3, 2017, FTK’s implied volatility has remained unchanged.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Here’s What We Can Forecast for Nabors Industries

    On June 20, 2017, Nabors Industries’ (NBR) implied volatility was 61.0% compared to 47.0% when it announced its 1Q17 financial results on April 26, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    How Much the Rig Count Could Affect NBR in 2Q17

    In 1Q17, the US rig count rose 25% compared to 4Q16. Since March 31, 2017, the US rig count has risen another 13% as of the week ended June 16, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What Investors Can Expect from Halliburton

    On June 13, Halliburton’s implied volatility was 24.1%. Since its 1Q17 financial results were announced on April 24, its implied volatility has fallen.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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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

    Why Microsoft Acquired Hexadite

    In the week ended May 26, 2017, Microsoft (MSFT) announced the acquisition of Hexadite. Microsoft’s acquisition price for Hexadite is reported to be $100 million.

    By Anne Shields
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s National Oilwell Varco’s 7-Day Stock Price Forecast?

    NOV stock will likely close between $35.11 and $32.49 in the next seven days. The stock was trading at $33.80 on May 11, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Basic Energy Services’ Stock Price Forecast?

    On May 8, 2017, Basic Energy Services’ (BAS) implied volatility was ~57%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect from Nabors Industries’s 1Q17 Earnings

    In 1Q17, analysts expect an adjusted loss of $0.35 per share for Nabors Industries (NBR).

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at the 7-Day Stock Price Forecast for Halliburton

    On April 7, 2016, Halliburton’s (HAL) implied volatility was ~29%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Forecast for Next Week

    Haliburton stock will likely close between $51.11 and $47.71 in the next seven days. Halliburton’s stock price was $49.41 on March 24, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s What We Can Expect for Halliburton Next Week

    On March 13, 2017, Halliburton’s (HAL) implied volatility was ~23%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s What We Can Forecast for National Oilwell Varco Next Week

    Since NOV announced its 4Q16 financial results on February 6, 2017, its implied volatility has fallen from ~35.0% to the current level of ~30.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Baker Hughes: What Implied Volatility Shows for Its 7-Day Price

    Based on Baker Hughes’s implied volatility, its stock will likely close between $59.60 and $55.82 in the next seven days.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Implied Volatility Suggest for Weatherford Stock?

    On March 1, Weatherford International’s (WFT) implied volatility was ~52%. Since February 1, its implied volatility fell from 73% to the current level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Nabors Industries’ Implied Volatility Suggests

    On February 13, 2017, Nabors Industries (NBR) had an implied volatility of 43%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Tidewater’s Implied Volatility

    Since Tidewater’s fiscal 2Q17 financial results were announced on November 7, 2016, its implied volatility has decreased from 258% to the current level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Flotek Industries’ Implied Volatility Suggest?

    On January 13, 2017, Flotek Industries (FTK) had an implied volatility of 81%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Volatile Is Superior Energy Services in 1Q17?

    On January 6, SPN had an implied volatility of ~43%. Since SPN’s 3Q16 financial results on October 24, 2016, its implied volatility has fallen from 54%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Halliburton’s Implied Volatility Indicate?

    On January 3, 2017, Halliburton (HAL) had implied volatility of ~29%. Since HAL’s 3Q16 financial results were announced on October 19, 2016, its implied volatility has remained nearly unchanged.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Schlumberger’s Implied Volatility Imply?

    Since Schlumberger’s (SLB) 3Q16 results were announced on October 20, 2016, its implied volatility has fallen from ~23.0% to ~22.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Schlumberger’s Implied Volatility Fall?

    On December 22, Schlumberger had an implied volatility of ~20%. Since its 3Q16 financial results were announced on October 20, its implied volatility fell.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has Halliburton’s Implied Volatility Fallen?

    On December 16, 2016, Halliburton (HAL) had an implied volatility of ~25%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Weatherford Facing Debt Covenant Violation Concerns?

    On November 1, Weatherford International (WFT) disclosed that based on its 4Q16 forecast, it meets its debt covenants.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Indebtedness: PTEN versus HP

    We’ll discuss Helmerich & Payne (HP) and Patterson-UTI Energy’s (PTEN) indebtedness. On September 30, Patterson-UTI Energy’s net debt was $576 million.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Oilfield Services Industry: A Brief Introduction

    The oilfield equipment and services industry refers to all products and services associated with the oil and gas exploration and production process, or the upstream energy industry.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why October Eagle Ford Natural Gas Production Fell 18% in a Year

    The EIA estimates that natural gas production at the Eagle Ford Shale was ~5.9 Bcf (billion cubic feet) per day in October 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Has HP’s Correlation with Crude Oil Decreased since Fiscal 3Q16?

    The correlation coefficient between Helmerich & Payne’s stock price and crude oil prices from November 2015 to the present is 0.67.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Has Helmerich & Payne’s Short Interest Decreased since Fiscal 3Q16?

    Helmerich & Payne’s (HP) short interest as a percentage of its float was 25.7% on November 2, compared to 24.5% on June 30. Since the end of fiscal 3Q16, HP’s short interest has increased 5%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Are Helmerich & Payne’s Management Estimates for Fiscal 4Q16?

    In the US Land segment, Helmerich & Payne (HP) expects revenue days to see a 3% increase to 7% during fiscal 4Q16 compared to fiscal 3Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Dividend Achievers Generate High-Quality Income Growth

    Let’s dive a little bit into the Alphadex® and Dividend Achievers products.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Top Oilfield Services Companies’ Correlation with Crude Oil

    The correlation coefficient between an OFS company’s stock price and crude oil’s price measures the statistical relationship between the two variables.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Implied Volatility: Analyzing the Top Oilfield Service Companies

    On September 22, Halliburton’s implied volatility was ~28.5%. Since July 20, 2016, its implied volatility rose from ~27% to the current level.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Helmerich & Payne’s Implied Volatility Decreasing?

    On September 9, 2016, Helmerich & Payne (HP) had an implied volatility of ~33%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Much of Helmerich & Payne’s Rig Fleet Is Under Contract?

    Helmerich & Payne (HP) expects nearly 84 of its rigs to remain under contract by fiscal 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Helmerich & Payne’s Order Backlog Looking?

    On June 30, 2016, Helmerich & Payne (HP) had an order backlog of ~$2.0 billion compared to ~$3.5 billion in the previous year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Rig Count Affect Helmerich & Payne’s International Revenues?

    HP’s international revenues decreased to 13% of its total revenues in fiscal 3Q16, compared to 17% in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has the Cameron Acquisition Changed Schlumberger’s Outlook?

    How much did Cameron Group contribute in 2Q16? Schlumberger’s (SLB) acquisition of Cameron International has added to its product and service portfolio. The Cameron Group contributed revenue of $1.5 billion to SLB in 2Q16. Compared to 1Q16, this was a 6% revenue fall. Following its acquisition on April 1, 2016, the newly added segment saw […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at FMC Technologies’s Order Backlog

    From 2Q15 to 2Q16, FMC Technologies’s (FTI) total backlog decreased by 36%. In 2Q16, its revenue as percentage of its backlog was 34%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is the Correlation between NOV’s Stock and Crude Oil?

    The correlation coefficient between National Oilwell Varco’s stock price and crude oil prices from August 2015 to August 16, 2016, is 0.49.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Materials

    A Look at Helmerich & Payne’s Correlation with Crude Oil

    The correlation coefficient between Helmerich & Payne’s stock price and crude oil prices from July 2015 to the present is 0.67. This indicates a strong positive relationship.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Has NOV’s Correlation with Crude Oil Decreased since 1Q16?

    The correlation coefficient between National Oilwell Varco and crude oil’s price measures the statistical relationship between the two variables.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Has BHI’s Correlation with Crude Oil Decreased since 1Q16?

    The correlation coefficient between Baker Hughes’s (BHI) stock price and crude oil prices from July 2015 to the present is 0.59.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Has SLB’s Correlation with Crude Oil Fallen since 1Q16?

    The correlation coefficient between Schlumberger’s stock price and crude oil prices from June 2015 to the present is 0.63.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Helmerich & Payne’s Share Price Bullish?

    Helmerich & Payne’s share price has trended downward since early May 2015. In this series, we’ll look at its top-line and bottom-line growth, free cash flow, dividends, and valuations.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Helmerich & Payne’s Dividend and Dividend Yield

    Helmerich & Payne increased its dividend from fiscal 2009 through fiscal 2015. In fiscal 2015, its DPS increased 13% YoY to $2.75.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Helmerich & Payne’s Share Price Gaining Strength?

    Helmerich & Payne was trading at $60.98 on March 21, 2016. This is ~11% lower than the company’s price one year previously.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which US Shales Are Expected to See Crude Oil Production Drop?

    The EIA expects aggregate crude oil production at the seven key shales to fall 3.3% by March 2016 compared to January 2016 levels.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Slight Rise in Oil Prices Helped SPY Rise for the Second Day

    SPY and SPXL continued to rise for the second consecutive day as oil prices displayed some stability on Tuesday, December 22. USO rose by 1.0%.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SPY Soared High through All of the Component Sectors

    The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and the Direxion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF (SPXL) rose by 1.1% and 3%, respectively, on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Helmerich & Payne Compare to Its Peers?

    The PBV (price-to-book value) ratios of Helmerich & Payne, Transocean (RIG), Noble Corporation (NE), and Nabors Industries (NBR) are 1.2x, 0.38x, 0.46x, and 0.58x, respectively.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Why Helmerich & Payne’s Income Fell in Fiscal 4Q15

    Helmerich & Payne (HP) has a market cap of $5.8 billion. After its fiscal 4Q15 earnings report, HP fell by 3.6% to close at $53.44 per share on November 12, 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SPY: Impacted by Weak Economic Data and Sinking Oil Prices

    The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and the Direxion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF (SPXL) fell 0.19% and 0.6%, respectively, on Tuesday, October 27.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Rebound in Crude Oil Prices Helped the PPI in March

    On Tuesday, April 14, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its PPI (Producer Price Index) figures for February. The PPI gained 0.2% in March.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Fund Managers

    W.R. Grace & Co. is a New Addition to Lone Pine’s 4Q14 Portfolio

    In February 2015, W.R. Grace announced its plan to separate into two publicly traded, independent companies called New Grace and New GCP.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Fund Managers

    Computer Sciences Corporation’s Focus on Cloud and Big Data

    International Data Corporation expects the global big data technology and services market to grow at a CAGR of 26.4% to reach $41.5 billion in 2018.

    By Diana Key
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Low-Yield Environment: Investors Are Shifting To Non-US Equities

    The low-yield environment is causing investors to shift to equities. However, investors are moving away from US equities.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why IMB’s mainframe solutions are the company’s moat

    According to Vox, 90% of mainframe applications use native IBM Corp. (IBM) mainframe operating systems and run on IBM hardware.

    By Anne Shields
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