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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing National Oilwell Varco’s Free Cash Flow

    National Oilwell Varco’s cash from operating activities (or CFO) rose by more than four times in 1Q16 compared to 1Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    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

    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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    Energy & Utilities

    What Might Happen to Oil States’ Revenues in Q2 2018?

    Oil States International (OIS) ranks fourth on our list of the top five revenue growing OFS companies, according to analysts.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Energy Stocks: Biggest Losses Last Week

    In the week ending May 24, oilfield services stock Nabors Industries (NBR) fell the most among the stocks in the energy space.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Much Will the International Rig Count Affect SPN’s Revenues in 4Q16?

    In 3Q16, Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) revenue share generated outside the US fell to 25% of its total revenues, as compared to 27% in 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    FTK, SLCA, and SPN: Returns and Outlook for 1Q18

    Since February 22, Flotek Industries’ (FTK) stock price has generated -56% returns as of February 21.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    What Analysts Expect from Flotek Industries’ 3Q17 Earnings

    In 3Q17, analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to report adjusted earnings per share of $0.02. Wall Street expects FTK’s revenues to rise 1% over 2Q17 to $86.2 million.

    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

    What Affected Flotek Industries’ Earnings in 4Q16

    In terms of operating income, FTK’s Energy Chemistry Technologies segment fell 34% from 4Q15 to 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    OPEC’s Crude Oil Production Rose in June

    On July 2, a Reuters survey showed that OPEC’s crude oil production increased by 320,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 32,320,000 bpd in June.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Saudi Arabia’s Oil Production Is near a Five-Month High

    Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production increased by 60,000 bpd to 10,120,000 bpd in May—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Saudi Arabia’s Crude Oil Production Could Hit a New Record

    Reuters estimates that Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production increased by 700,000 bpd to 10,700,000 bpd in June—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Superior Energy Services Reacts to Crude Oil’s Price

    Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) correlation with crude oil’s price on March 28–June 28 was 0.62—a strong positive relationship.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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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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    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Oilfield Services Stocks Fell the Most in the Energy Sector

    On November 30–December 7, Superior Energy Services (SPN) fell the most on our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Basic Materials

    A Look at Flotek Industries’ Debt Position in 2Q17

    In 2Q17, Flotek Industries’ (FTK) total debt fell ~34% compared to 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will US Rig Count Affect Flotek Industries in 4Q16?

    In 3Q16, FTK’s US revenue share fell to 79% compared to 84% in 3Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will US Rig Count Affect Schlumberger in 4Q16?

    From September 30, 2016 through December 30, 2016, the US rig count rose 26.0%. A higher US rig count could increase Schlumberger’s (SLB) 4Q16 revenues and earnings.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Natural Gas Prices and the Rig Count Fall?

    The total crude oil and natural gas rig count rose marginally by one to 884 for the week ending August 21, 2015—compared to the previous week.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    What’s behind Helix Energy’s High ‘Buy’ Ratings?

    Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX) has the second-highest “buy” ratings assigned by sell-side analysts in the OFS industry.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Top Outperformers Last Week

    In the week ending February 22, Superior Energy Services (SPN) rose the most among the energy stocks under review in this series.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford International Outperformed the Energy Space

    Weatherford International (WFT) outperformed the energy space for the second consecutive week.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Top Five Losses in the Energy Space Last Week

    Between January 11 and January 18, upstream stock Laredo Petroleum (LPI) fell the most among our set of selected energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Will Weatherford International’s EBITDA Margin Change in Q2 2018?

    From Q1 2017 to Q1 2018, Weatherford International’s (WFT) EBITDA margin increased from 6.2% to 10.6%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in ION Geophysical

    As of January 19, the short interest in ION Geophysical (IO) as a percentage of its float was 8.9%—compared to 6.4% as of January 1.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    TETRA Technologies: Wall Street Analysts’ Forecast

    Approximately 83% of Wall Street analysts tracking TETRA Technologies rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent as of July 12.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts’ Forecast for Superior Energy Services

    Approximately 50% of the Wall Street analysts tracking Superior Energy Services rated it as a “buy” or some equivalent as of June 28.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Short Interest in Superior Energy Services

    As of June 28, the short interest in Superior Energy Services (SPN) as a percentage of its float was 7.9%—compared to 15.4% as of June 28, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Short Interest in Schlumberger as of May 25

    Since May 26, 2017, short interest in SLB has increased 1.4%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for Weatherford after 1Q18 Earnings

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for Weatherford International (WFT) stock following the company’s 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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    Earnings Report

    Gauging Short Interest in Baker Hughes, a GE Company

    Short interest in Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE), as a percentage of its float was 5.7% as of April 12, 2018, compared to 2.7% as of April 12, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street Analysts’ Targets for LGCY, SN, OIS, and SPN

    As of March 26, 2018, Reuters reported that one analyst covered Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY) with a “sell” recommendation on the stock.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Institutional Investors’ Activity: LGCY, SN, OIS, and SPN

    In 4Q17, 17 funds were “buyers” of Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY) stock, while 27 funds were “sellers.”

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Superior Energy Services: Top Declining Stock in the OFS Industry

    In the current week starting on March 26, 2018, Superior Energy Services (SPN) has the top losses in the oilfield services sector.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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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

    Analyzing the Short Interest in FTK, OIS, NOV, SPN, and FMSA

    The short interest in Flotek Industries (FTK) as a percentage of its float was 18.8% as of March 9, 2018—compared to 26.0% as of March 10, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks Outdid Oil and the Broader Market Last Week

    On March 2–9, 2018, oilfield services stock Superior Energy Services (SPN) rose the most on our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Basic Materials

    A Look at the Top Oilfield Services Gainers So Far This Week

    In the week starting March 5, 2018, Superior Energy Services (SPN) is the top gainer in the oilfield services group.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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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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    Consumer

    Analyzing Halliburton’s Revenue and Earnings in 3Q17

    Compared to Halliburton’s net income of $361 million in 3Q17, Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) 3Q17 net loss was $57 million.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Top Declining Stock in Oilfield Services so Far This Week

    So far this week (as of November 14), Superior Energy Services (SPN) has fallen from $9.45 to $8.31, which represents a ~12% decline.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Basic Materials

    A Look at Short Interest in Flotek Industries on October 16

    Short interest in Flotek Industries (FTK) as a percentage of its float was 20.3% on October 16, 2017, compared to 22.8% on June 30, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Basic Materials

    Flotek Industries Stock: Biggest Fall in the Industry

    Having looked at the percentage gainers this week, we’ll now move on to the percentage losers from the oilfield services (or OFS) sector in the United States from September 25 to 27.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Who Were the Biggest Oilfield Services Gainers Last Week?

    In the week ending September 8, 2017, Carbo Ceramics (CRR) was at the top of the list of gainers from the oilfield services group.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    A Look at National Oilwell Varco’s Free Cash Flow

    National Oilwell Varco’s operating cash flow and capex National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) CFO (cash from operating activities) rose 31% between 2Q16 and 2Q17. NOV generated $168 million in CFO in 2Q17. Higher revenue in the past year has boosted its CFO. National Oilwell Varco’s free cash flow NOV’s capex fell 44% between 2Q16 and 2Q17. Lower […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    How National Oilwell Varco’s Dividend Yield Compares

    National Oilwell Varco’s dividend On August 17, 2017, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, payable in September 2017, unchanged from a year prior and 1Q17. From March 31, 2017, to June 30, 2017, National Oilwell Varco’s stock price fell 18%, while its dividend did not change. NOV’s dividend yield […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Biggest Gainers on September 4–8

    On September 1–8, 2017, oilfield service stock Tidewater (TDW) rose the most among the energy sector stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Flotek on the Street: The Latest Analyst Recommendations

    According to Reuters, on June 30, 2017, all of the sell-side analysts tracking Flotek Industries (FTK) have rated the stock a “buy” or some equivalent.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Could the US Rig Count affect Schlumberger in 2Q17?

    US rig count From March 31 to June 30, 2017, the US rig count rose ~14% to close at 940. A higher US rig count could increase Schlumberger’s (SLB) revenue and earnings in 2Q17. Although crude oil prices have dropped 7% since March 31, the US rig count has continued to push ahead. Revenue by […]

    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 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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    Earnings Report

    Shorting Superior Energy: Gauging SPN Short Interest as of April 11

    As of April 11, 2017, short interest in Superior Energy’s (SPN) stock as a percentage of its float was 13.1%, as compared to ~12.9% on December 30, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Where Superior Energy Stands amid the US Rig Count in 1Q17

    In 4Q16, Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) revenue share from North America increased.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will the US Rig Count Affect Halliburton in 1Q17?

    In 4Q16, Halliburton’s (HAL) revenue share from North America increased to 45% compared to 43% in 3Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will the US Rig Count Affect Schlumberger in 1Q17?

    From December 30, 2016, to the week ended March 31, 2017, the US rig count rose ~25% to close at 824. A higher US rig count could increase Schlumberger’s (SLB) revenue and earnings in 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Have Superior Energy’s Recommendations Changed before the 4Q16 Earnings?

    On January 6, 2017, ~70% of the analysts tracking SPN recommended a “buy” or some equivalent for the stock, while ~30% of the analysts issued a “hold.”

    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Superior Energy Services’ Management Outlook for 2017?

    SPN’s management does not expect its revenues from North America to revive in 4Q16, though in 1Q17, it expects upstream activities to pick up.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Effect of a Credit Facility Agreement on Flotek’s Capex

    Flotek Industries’ operating cash flow In this article, we’ll analyze how Flotek Industries’ (FTK) operating cash flow has trended over the past few quarters. We’ll also discuss how its capital expenditure (capex) affected its free cash flow (or FCF). Flotek Industries’ cash from operating activities (or CFO) fell 62% between 3Q15 and 3Q16. FTK generated […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could the US Rig Count Affect Flotek Industries in 4Q16?

    Flotek Industries’ US revenue In the past year, Flotek Industries’ (FTK) revenue share from the United States has fallen. In 3Q16, it fell to 79%, compared with 84% in 3Q15. During the same period, FTK’s aggregate revenue fell 16%. FTK makes up only 0.06% of the iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWO). The energy sector […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What’s Flotek Industries’ Guidance for 4Q16?

    Flotek Industries’ guidance On December 20, Flotek Industries (FTK) released an update on 4Q16’s segment-wise revenue and margins. The company’s management expects FTK’s Energy Chemistry Technologies revenue to rise 10%–15% between 3Q16 and 4Q16. The guidance is based on higher energy prices and a rising rig count in the United States. However, the company expects the […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Baker Hughes’s Current Value Drivers?

    From 3Q15 to 3Q16, all of Baker Hughes’s (BHI) segments saw lower revenues. Its North American operations suffered the highest revenue decline, with a 51% fall.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which Way Did Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Go in November?

    The EIA estimates that the Marcellus Shale’s natural gas production rose ~0.40% in November 2016, which is marginally higher than October 2016 production.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will the US Rig Count Affect Baker Hughes in 4Q16?

    In 3Q16, the US rig count fell 38% over 3Q15. The US rig count reached a multiyear high in September 2014. Since then, it has dropped 68% through December 9.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which Way Did Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Go in October?

    Month-over-month, natural gas production growth in the Marcellus Shale has been relative steady in the past year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Short Interest in SPN Has Risen, but What’s That Mean?

    Short interest in Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) stock as a percentage of its float was 10.4% on October 13, as compared to 6.9% on June 30.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Has CLB’s Correlation to Crude Oil Increased since 2Q16?

    Correlation coefficient In this part, we’ll analyze the correlation between Core Laboratories’s (CLB) stock price and West Texas Intermediate (or WTI) crude oil’s price. The correlation coefficient between CLB’s and crude oil’s prices measures the statistical relationship between the two variables. A correlation coefficient value of 0 to 1 shows a positive correlation, 0 states […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Will the Rig Count Affect SPN’s International Revenues?

    SPN’s international revenues rose to 27% of its total revenues in 2Q16, as compared to 24% in 2Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is It Time for SPN’s Options Traders to Make a Move?

    On September 14, 2016, Superior Energy Services (SPN) had an implied volatility of ~51%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does SPN Have Superior Capex Plans in the Works?

    In this article, we’ll analyze how Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) operating cash flow has trended over the past few quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Falling International Rig Count Statistics Are Affecting SPN

    In 2Q16, Superior Energy Services’ revenue share generated outside the United States fell, and its international revenue rose to 27% of its total revenue.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Was Marcellus Shale’s Natural Gas Production Steady in August?

    On September 12, the EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report estimated that the Marcellus Shale’s natural gas production totaled ~17.8 Bcf per day in August.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Was Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Steady in June?

    The Marcellus Shale’s natural gas production totaled 18 Bcf per day in June 2016. That’s 0.1% lower than May 2016 production but 11% higher than production in June 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Superior Energy Services Plans for Capex in 2016

    In this article, we’ll analyze how Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) operating cash flows trended over the past few quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Superior Energy Services Canceled Its Dividend

    In March, Superior Energy Services’ (SPN) management disclosed that SPN’s board has elected to eliminate its quarterly dividend per share (or DPS).

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Superior Energy Services’ Share Price Recovering?

    Only July 1, Superior Energy Services (SPN) was trading at $18.99. This price was ~40% higher than its price at the beginning of 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Identifying Trends for Forum Energy Technologies

    Forum Energy Technologies (FET) management expects 10%–15% lower fiscal 1Q16 revenue compared to fiscal 4Q15 due to lower energy prices and a lower upstream drilling budget.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Rig Count Almost Flat Last Week: Why?

    Baker Hughes (BHI) releases its weekly natural gas rig count report every Friday. It issued its latest weekly natural gas rig count report on February 26.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    Transocean’s Q4 Earnings: What Do Analysts Expect?

    In fiscal 4Q15, analysts expect $0.72 adjusted net earnings per share (or EPS) for Transocean (RIG). This means Wall Street analysts expect Transocean’s earnings to fall 22%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Niobrara January Crude Oil Production Fell 8% in a Year

    The EIA estimates that the Niobrara Shale produced 417,730 bpd (barrels per day) of crude oil in January 2016. This was 2.7% less than production in December 2015 and 8% less than production in January 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Expect from Diamond Offshore’s 4Q15 Earnings?

    Wall Street analysts expect Diamond Offshore Drilling’s fiscal 4Q15 earnings to fall nearly in half from the adjusted EPS of $1.02 in fiscal 3Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Niobrara December Crude Oil Production Fell the Most in 2015

    The EIA estimates that the Niobrara Shale produced 414,500 barrels of crude oil per day in December 2015.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Natural Gas Rig Count Fell by 166 Rigs in 2015

    The natural gas rig count came in flat at 162 rigs for the week ending January 1, 2015. The US active weekly natural gas rig count fell by 166 rigs in 2015, as compared to 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will US Natural Gas Rig Count Follow Natural Gas Prices?

    The US natural gas rig count fell by 6 to 162 for the week ended December 25, 2015. It was the third consecutive week the US natural gas rig count has fallen.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing FMC Technologies’ Free Cash Flows

    In this article, we will analyze how FTI’s operating cash flows trended over the past few quarters. We will also discuss how its free cash flows were affected, given its capital expenditures.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Rig Count Could Add Pessimism to Natural Gas Prices

    On December 18, BHI is scheduled to release its weekly US natural gas rig count. The rig count fell by seven to 185 for the week ending December 11.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Crude Oil Rig Count Hits April 2010 Low

    Baker Hughes reported that the US crude oil rig count fell by 21 rigs to 524 rigs for the week ending December 11, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Niobrara’s November Crude Oil Production Fall Is 2015’s Highest

    Niobrara Shale oil production rose from 130,000 barrels per day in November 2007 to 390,000 bpd in November 2015. This is a rise of 199% in eight years.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Natural Gas Rig Count Rose for the First Time in the Last 4 Weeks

    Baker Hughes published its weekly natural gas rig count report on December 4. The natural gas rig count rose by three to 192 for the week ending December 4.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Natural Gas Rig Count Falls by Eight

    Baker Hughes reported that the natural gas rig count fell by four to 189 for the week ended November 25, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Long Will the Crude Oil Rig Count Continue to Fall?

    The US crude oil rig count fell for the thirteenth straight week. It fell by 120 rigs.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Do Falling Prices Mirror the Natural Gas Rig Count?

    In November 2015, the total natural gas rig count fell to 193 as per Baker Hughes. Prices fell more than 9% in the week ending November 20, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will the Natural Gas Rig Count Follow the Long-Term Trend?

    Baker Hughes releases its natural gas rig count every Friday. Last week, the natural gas rig count fell by six to 193 for the week ending November 13, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Natural Gas Rig Counts and Prices Move in the Same Direction?

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