HSBC Cut ExxonMobil’s Target Price before Q4 Earnings
ExxonMobil’s stock price has been flat year-to-date. HSBC cut its target price on the stock from $74.5 to $74 before the company’s fourth-quarter earnings.
ExxonMobil or Chevron: Which Is the Oil Stock for 2020?
ExxonMobil and Chevron have faced harsh business conditions this year. Crude oil prices have risen, but they are still lower than last year, on average.
Can Chevron Churn Profits across the Oil Price Cycle?
Chevron has been facing volatile crude oil prices recently. Due to softer energy prices this year, its upstream realizations and earnings have weakened.
ExxonMobil Stock: Why Short Interest in XOM Has Surged
ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has fallen 3.9% this quarter, driven down by the company’s weak third-quarter earnings and lower crude oil prices.
Chevron: Analyzing Its Stock Price Forecast until December 31
Chevron’s (CVX) stock price has risen 7.7% YTD (year-to-date). However, other energy stocks have put up mixed performances this year.
Fisher Asset: What Are Kenneth Fisher’s Investing Ideas?
At the end of Q3, Fisher Asset’s total portfolio was worth around $91 billion. We’ll focus on Fisher Asset’s top holdings, buys, and sells.
BP Stock: Is It Wrong to Buy It Now?
BP (BP) stock has been weak this year—it has risen 0.2% quarter-to-date but has fallen 2.2% year-to-date. Let’s assess whether it’s a good time to buy BP.
Chevron: Is It a Good Time to Invest in the Stock?
Currently, Chevron stock trades at 18.5x its 2019 forward EPS and at 17.2x its 2020 forward EPS. The stock is higher than most of its peers.
Why Total Stock Has a 30% Upside According to Analysts
Total SA (TOT) stock has risen 3.4% quarter-to-date. Though its rise has been marginal, it’s outperformed most of its peers.
ExxonMobil: How Will XOM Trend for the Rest of the Year?
This quarter, ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has fallen 2.4%. Let’s try to forecast XOM’s upper and lower price limits until the end of the year.
Shell’s Growth Outlook: The Path Ahead in 2020
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock has risen 1% year-to-date, less than most peers. Its subdued returns may be due to the company’s dull earnings forecast.
ExxonMobil’s Valuation: Is XOM Stock a ‘Buy’?
ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has risen 3.1% month-to-date, the most among peers. News of asset sale plans yesterday boosted XOM stock.
Is Suncor Stock Entering the ‘Buy’ Zone?
Suncor stock has risen 3.8% this month, the highest among its peers, due to its robust results, higher oil prices, and stronger equity markets.
Is Shell’s Short Interest on the Rise in Q4?
Royal Dutch Shell has risen 1.2% in the current quarter driven by surging equity markets, soaring crude oil prices, and increasing natural gas prices.
ExxonMobil Stock: Not Yet Wall Street Analysts’ Favorite
ExxonMobil stock has fallen 3.0% so far in Q4. However, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP have risen 2.8%, 0.5%, and 2.6%, respectively.
Shell Stock: Are Its Shareholder Returns in Danger?
This month, Shell’s stock returns have been lower than most peers’. The company believes its returns could be vulnerable to macroeconomic conditions.
Suncor vs. Total SA: Who Did Better in Q3 Earnings?
Suncor Energy (SU) and Total SA (TOT) stocks have risen since their earnings. Though both companies’ profits fell, they beat analysts’ estimates.
ExxonMobil or Chevron: Which Performed Better in Q3?
ExxonMobil and Chevron surprised markets with strong third-quarter earnings results on Friday. Their adjusted EPS beat analysts’ estimates.
Will Shell’s Earnings Recover from a Two-Year Low?
Shell plans to release its third-quarter results on Thursday. Analysts expect Shell’s earnings to fall YoY (year-over-year) in the third quarter.
BP’s Q3 Earnings Slump but Beat the Estimate
BP’s third-quarter earnings, which it reported on October 29, fell almost 41% year-over-year. However, they came in better than analysts’ estimate.
BP’s Q3 Results Are around the Corner: What to Expect
BP will release its third-quarter earnings results on October 29. In the quarter, integrated energy companies faced severe business conditions.
Chevron: Are Higher Oil Prices Boosting Its Stock?
So far, Chevron (CVX) stock has risen 4.1% in October. The stock might have risen due to higher oil prices and improving equity markets.
What Are the Top Holdings of Fisher Asset Management?
Kenneth Fisher is the founder of Fisher Asset Management LLC. He in July 2016. But now he’s the executive chairman of Fisher Asset Management.
ExxonMobil and Chevron: Who Will Post Better Results?
ExxonMobil and Chevron are expected to post dull numbers in the third quarter. They’re scheduled to report their third-quarter earnings on November 1.
ExxonMobil Stock Downgraded to ‘Sell’ by Redburn
Redburn has double-downgraded ExxonMobil stock to “sell,” according to Thomson Reuters. It’s actually made downgrades in the entire sector.
Shell Stock Near Its 52-Week Low: Right Time to Invest?
Royal Dutch Shell is trading near its 52-week low. Shell stock has fallen sharply in the third quarter to $55.80, close to its 52-week low of $54.90.
Slumping Energy Stocks Post Attractive Dividend Yields
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock has slumped 10.8% so far in Q3. Shell’s dividend yield has risen to 6.6%, the highest among its peers.
ExxonMobil Stock: JPMorgan Chase Cut Its Target Price
ExxonMobil’s (XOM) earnings fell in the second quarter. After the earnings, JPMorgan Chase cut its target price on ExxonMobil stock from $85 to $83.
Chevron’s Earnings Fell: Upstream Output Rose 9%
Chevron (CVX) posted its second-quarter results on August 2. Chevron’s earnings per share stood at $2.27 in Q2 2019 compared to $1.78 in Q2 2018.
ExxonMobil’s Earnings Fall but Upstream Volumes Rise
ExxonMobil (XOM) posted its Q2 results on August 2. ExxonMobil’s earnings per share reached $0.73 in Q2 2019 compared to $0.92 in Q2 2018.
Shell Stock Tanks 7% on Earnings: CFRA Downgrades It
Shell stock (RDS.A) (RDS.B) fell 7% on August 1, its earnings release day. After its earnings, CFRA downgraded Shell stock and cut its price target.
Shell’s Earnings Fell to a Two-Year Low, Missed Estimate
Shell’s earnings fell almost 50% YoY to $3.0 billion in the second quarter. On an adjusted basis, Shell’s earnings fell 26% YoY to $3.5 billion.
BP Stock: Jefferies Upgrades It to ‘Buy’
Jeffries upgraded BP (BP) stock from “hold” to “buy.” The upgrade followed BP’s second-quarter earnings release on Tuesday.
BP’s Earnings Beat Analysts’ Expectations
BP (BP) reported its second-quarter results today. Its earnings per American depositary share of $0.84 beat analysts’ estimate by about 7%.
Chevron Stock Near 52-Week High Before Q2 Earnings
Chevron (CVX) stock has risen 14% year-to-date to the current price of $124.2. Chevron stock is trading very close to its 52-week high price of $127.8.
Total SA Stock Fell Marginally After Q2 Earnings
Total SA stock fell 0.9% on Thursday—its earnings release day. The stock was impacted by a 20% YoY fall in its earnings.
Total’s Earnings Fell Across Segments, Missed Estimate
Total’s earnings missed analysts’ estimate of $1.1 by about 10%. The company’s revenues fell 2% YoY to $51.2 billion in the second quarter.
This Integrated Energy Stock Has the Most Potential
As oil prices get volatile, it’s imperative to know integrated energy stocks’ outlook. Analysts’ mean price targets for Chevron (CVX), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), ExxonMobil (XOM), BP (BP), Total (TOT), and Suncor Energy (SU) suggest that SU has the highest upside potential of 36%. TOT and RDS.A follow with 32% and 29% upside potential. This […]
Will Total Post Weaker Q2 Earnings Than Its Peers?
Total SA (TOT) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter results on July 25. Analysts expect the company to post 2% lower earnings YoY in the second quarter.
Will Shell’s Q2 Earnings Outperform Peers?
Shell’s Q2 earnings are expected to rise year-over-year.
How Will BP’s Q2 Results Measure Up Against the Competition?
BP (BP) plans to post its second-quarter earnings results on July 30. Let’s see how its performance is expected to turn out.
Will Suncor Trend ahead of Its Peers in Its Q2 Earnings?
Suncor Energy (SU) plans to post its second-quarter earnings results on July 24. How will it compare to estimates?
Chevron’s Stock Price Forecast Range until June 28
The implied volatility in Chevron has fallen by 1.4 percentage points since April 1 to the current level of 17.2%. During the same period, Chevron stock has risen 1.4%.
Chevron Stock Recovers in June, Valuation Stays Tall
In the second quarter, Chevron (CVX) stock has risen 1% due to a 10% recovery in June. The company’s peers have put up a mixed performance in the second quarter.
Does BP Have Weaker Financials than Its Peers?
BP’s (BP) has the highest percentage of debt in its capital structure. In the first quarter, BP’s total debt-to-capital ratio stood at 43%, the highest among its peers. ExxonMobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) had lower ratios of 17% and 18%, respectively.
Shell Is Gaining Financial Muscle via Strict Discipline
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has the third-highest debt percentage in its capital structure after BP (BP) and Total (TOT). In the first quarter, Shell’s total debt-to-capital ratio stood at 32%, whereas BP’s and Total’s ratios stood at 43% and 33%, respectively.
Why Chevron Has the Financial Clout for Growth
Chevron (CVX) has the second-lowest percentage of debt in its capital structure after ExxonMobil (XOM). In the first quarter, Chevron’s total debt-to-capital ratio stood at 18%, whereas ExxonMobil’s ratio stood at 17%.
BP, CVX, RDS.A, XOM, SU, or TOT: Who Has More Financial Muscle?
Let’s evaluate six global integrated energy companies based on their debt and cash flow positions. We’ll start by ranking them on their total debt-to-total capital ratios in the first quarter of 2019.
How Total’s Valuation Compares with Peers’
Total’s (TOT) forward PE ratio is 9.3x, below peers’ average of 12.1x.
Total’s Dividend Yield Surges to 5.4%
Total’s (TOT) dividend yield has risen sharply, driven by its stock price falling.
Forecasting Total’s Stock Direction This Quarter
Since April 1, Total’s (TOT) implied volatility has risen by 2.4 percentage points to 19.0%, while its stock price has fallen 2.0%.
Total Stock Down Just 2% in Q2: What’s the Story?
In the second quarter, Total (TOT) stock has fallen 2% due to lower oil prices. WTI has fallen 11%.
XOM, CVX, RDS.A, BP, TOT, SU: Whose Earnings Will Rise in 2019?
Let’s rank integrated energy stocks based on their estimated earnings growth. We’ll also assess their valuations and dividend yields.
Chevron: Lowest Dividend Yield, High Valuation
Chevron’s (CVX) dividend yield of 4.0% is the lowest among the six integrated energy stocks we’re looking at.
Suncor: 4% Dividend Yield and the Highest Growth
Suncor Energy’s (SU) dividend yield of 4.0% is the fifth highest among the six integrated energy stocks we’re looking at.
ExxonMobil Has a 4.7% Dividend Yield, Higher Valuation
Whereas ExxonMobil’s (XOM) dividend yield is the fourth highest among the six integrated energy stocks we’re looking at, it has the largest market cap, of ~$314 billion.
Total: Higher Yield, Lower Valuation, and Growth Prospects
Total’s (TOT) dividend yield of 5.4% is lower than Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) and BP’s (BP) yields of 6.0% and 5.9%, respectively.
BP Boasts the Second-Best Dividend Yield
BP (BP), with a dividend yield of 5.9%, is the second-highest yielding stock after Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), which has a dividend yield of 6.0%.
Shell Has the Best Dividend Yield and Lower Valuation
Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) dividend yield is higher than ExxonMobil’s, Chevron’s, BP’s (BP), Total’s (TOT), and Suncor’s.
Integrated Stocks’ Dividend Yields Rise: Which Look Attractive?
Integrated energy stocks have fallen in the past year and the current quarter, boosting their dividend yields.
Here Are Wall Street Analysts’ Top Integrated Energy Picks
Total (TOT) has received the highest percentage of “buy” ratings among peers.
Shell’s Q1 Upstream Earnings Rose despite Tough Conditions
Royal Dutch Shell released its first-quarter results on May 2. In the first quarter, Shell’s revenues at $83.7 billion missed analysts’ estimates.
BP’s Q1 Upstream and Downstream Earnings Fell
BP (BP) posted its first-quarter earnings on April 30. The company’s earnings beat the estimates.
Are Analysts Positive on Chevron following Its Q1 Results?
Chevron (CVX) posted its first-quarter earnings results on April 26, 2019. Its earnings fell but surpassed Wall Street analysts’ consensus estimate.
Chevron Posts Dull Q1 Numbers, Upstream Earnings Fall
Chevron posted its first-quarter earnings results on April 26. In the quarter, the company surpassed analysts’ consensus earnings estimate.
ExxonMobil’s Upstream and Downstream Earnings Fell in Q1
In the first quarter, ExxonMobil’s upstream earnings fell from $3.5 billion in the first quarter of 2018 to $2.9 billion in the first quarter.
What’s Total’s Price Forecast?
Total (TOT) announced its first-quarter earnings on April 26, 2019.
Total Stock Fell on Dull First-Quarter Performance
Total’s (TOT) adjusted earnings fell in the first quarter.
Will ExxonMobil Pay Higher Dividends in Q2 2019?
ExxonMobil (XOM) released its first-quarter earnings on April 26, 2019.
Why Nokia Moved to Limit Its Exposure in Iran
Nokia says that it won’t accept any new business in Iran in 2019, adding that its operations in the country this year will be limited to delivering on existing contracts.
Will Shell’s Dividend Payments Rise in Q2 2019?
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has paid steady dividends over the past few years. In Q1 2019, Shell paid a dividend of $0.94 per share (or ADS), which is equal to the dividend its paid in Q1 2017.
Shell: Where Wall Street Ratings Stand ahead of Earnings
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) is slated to post its first-quarter earnings on May 2, 2019. In this post, we’ll assess analyst ratings for Shell ahead of its earnings release.
How Shell Stock Compares to WTI and SPY ahead of Earnings
In the past month, since March 22, 2019, Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock has risen. Let’s compare Shell’s returns to the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and WTI.
Analysts Expect BP Stock to Post 10% Gains
BP stock has risen 2% in the past year. Analysts’ mean target price on BP stock has increased 9% during the same period to $48.9.
Analysts Expect Shell Stock to Post 22% Returns
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) stock is expected to post 22% gains based on analysts’ mean target price.
XOM, CVX, BP, RDS.A, SU, and TOT: Analyzing Implied Gains
Most analysts expect integrated energy companies to witness lower earnings in 2019 due to the lower crude oil price estimate for the year.
Has Short Interest in Total Fallen ahead of Earnings?
Short interest in Total (TOT) has fallen by 0.07 percentage points since February 14, 2019.
Where Do Analyst Ratings for Total Stand ahead of Earnings?
Total (TOT) is expected to post its first-quarter earnings on April 26, 2019.
What’s the Forecast for Total Stock ahead of Q1 Earnings?
Implied volatility in Total has fallen by 8.0 percentage points since January 2 to 18.5%.
How Total Stock Compares to Oil Prices and Markets
Since January 2, Total stock has risen by 5.5%.
Where Do Analysts’ Ratings for BP Stand ahead of Its Earnings?
BP is expected to post its first-quarter earnings results on April 30, 2019. In this article, we’ll review analysts’ ratings for BP ahead of its earnings release.
Analyzing BP’s Forecast Price Range ahead of Its Earnings
In this article, we’ll look at BP (BP) stock’s price forecast range for the 18 days leading up to its earnings release.
Do Analysts Expect BP to Post Lower Q1 Earnings?
BP is expected to post its results for the first quarter of 2019 on April 30. Let’s look at how it performed in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Assessing Chevron’s Dividend Yield ahead of Its Earnings Results
Chevron is expected to post its first-quarter earnings results on April 26, 2019. Let’s review the stock’s dividend yield ahead of its earnings release.
Why Has Chevron Stock Surged ahead of Its Earnings?
In this article, we’ll review Chevron’s (CVX) performance ahead of its first-quarter earnings release.
Saudi Aramco Got Its Maiden Credit Rating
Fitch issued an “A+” rating with a stable outlook for Saudi Aramco’s IDR. Moody’s assigned an “A1” rating with a stable outlook.
Short Interest in ExxonMobil Rose, Stock Rose 16%
The short interest in ExxonMobil (XOM) stock has risen from 0.71% of its outstanding shares on January 2 to the current level of 0.76%.
Has ExxonMobil’s Dividend Yield Risen?
Currently, ExxonMobil’s dividend yield is 4.1%. The yield shows an annualized dividend as a percentage of the stock price.
Analyzing ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages in Q1
ExxonMobil’s 50-day moving average could cross over its 200-day moving average, which will be a positive breakthrough for the stock.
Short Interest in Suncor Surges, but Its Stock Rises 22%
Short interest (as a percentage of outstanding shares) in Suncor Energy (SU) has risen 0.1% since January 2, 2019.
Why Suncor Stock Is Trading at High Valuations
Suncor Energy (SU) is trading at a forward PE multiple of 17.3x, higher than the peer average of 13.1x.
Has Chevron’s Dividend Yield Fallen?
Chevron’s dividend payments have grown in the past few years. In the first quarter, Chevron paid a dividend of $1.19 per share on March 11.
Chevron’s Stock Price Range Forecast until March 29
Chevron’s stock price could close between $129.0 and $121.7 per share in the next 14 calendar days ending on March 29.
Chevron Stock Commands Premium Valuations
Chevron (CVX) trades at a forward PE ratio of 16.8x, which is above the peer average of 13.0x.
How Has BP’s Dividend Yield Trended?
In this article, we’ll look at BP’s (BP) dividend yield trend. Before that, though, let’s look at its dividend payment in the current quarter.
BP’s Stock Price Forecast Range Leading Up to March 29, 2019
Now, let’s consider BP’s implied volatility to forecast its stock price range leading up to March 29, 2019.
BP’s 50-Day Average Inches toward Its 200-Day Average
This quarter, BP published robust fourth-quarter earnings results driven by better upstream realizations.
Analyzing BP’s Stock Performance in the Past Month
BP trades at a forward PE ratio of 12.0x, which is below the peer average of 14.0x. BP’s lower valuations could be due to its debt position.
Cowen Downgraded ExxonMobil: Analysts’ Ratings
Cowen downgraded ExxonMobil stock from “outperform” to “market perform” due to the company’s capex.
Chevron Has a 4% Dividend Yield
Currently, Chevron’s dividend yield stands at 4.0%. In the current quarter, Chevron will pay a quarterly dividend of $1.19 per share.