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    Miscellaneous

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Inside Weatherford’s Fall over the Past Year

    In the past year, Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock has fallen 28% as of August 11, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    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
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Consumer

    Did Weatherford Stock Fall in the Week to October 6?

    Since the week ending September 29, 2017, Weatherford International stock has fallen 7% until October 6, 2017. OIH has generated -2% returns.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    Earnings Report

    What’s Happened to WFT’s Short Interest since 1Q16?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of its float was 7.6% as of July 8, 2016, compared to 5.3% on March 31.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Returns
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will a Partnership with GE Improve BHI’s Returns?

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Share Price
    Company & Industry Overviews

    SEC Asks Weatherford International to a Pay Penalty

    On September 27, Weatherford International (WFT) disclosed that the SEC resolved the investigation into the company’s income tax–related accounting issues.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///IE
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Fund Generation among Major OFS Companies

    RPC Inc.’s internal cash generation was adequate to cover its external obligations in 2015. Dril-Quip internal cash generation was more than adequate.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock price and Outlook
    Earnings Report

    What Schlumberger Expects for 2017

    What are Schlumberger’s views on North America?  Schlumberger (SLB) expects the North American onshore market to continue to improve in 2017. In Schlumberger’s 1Q17 earnings press release, chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard stated that “at present, the region in the world showing clear signs of increased E&P[1.exploration and production] investments in 2017 is North America […]

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Is Seadrill So Volatile?

    On January 31, 2017, Seadrill (SDRL) had the highest implied volatility among the OFS (oilfield equipment and services) companies that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Consumer

    Schlumberger’s 1-Year Returns on August 11

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Segments
    Earnings Report

    What Drove Patterson-UTI Energy’s Performance in 4Q16?

    In 2016, Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) recorded $915.8 million in revenues—52% lower compared to 2015. In 2016, the company’s net loss was $318.6 million.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

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

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

    By Ingrid Pan
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Energy & Utilities

    Schlumberger’s 1-Week Returns on September 22

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) one-week returns were 2.0% as of September 22, 2017. Since September 15, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has risen 2.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Analyst Recommendations
    Consumer

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Consumer

    What Were Halliburton’s 1-Week Returns on October 13?

    Halliburton’s (HAL) one-week stock price didn’t change in the week ending October 13, 2017. Since October 6, 2017, XLE also remained unchanged.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Onshore vs Offshore
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Texas rig count continues to lose ground

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Correlation
    Energy & Utilities

    How Did Weatherford React to Crude Oil Price Changes?

    The correlation coefficient between Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock price and WTI crude oil prices on October 13–20, 2017, was -0.05.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///EPS
    Earnings Report

    Patterson-UTI Energy’s 4Q15 Earnings Beat Wall Street Estimates

    Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) released its 4Q15 financial results on February 4, 2016. The company recorded total revenues of $338.5 million in 4Q15, down 62% from $901.2 million recorded in 4Q14.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Horizontal vs Vertical rig count
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Horizontal Rig Count Falls for 19th Consecutive Week

    By the end of March 2015, the horizontal rig count was up by ~125% compared to the number of rigs in January 2007.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///RV
    Miscellaneous

    How Is SLB’s Current Valuation Compared to Peers?

    Schlumberger’s forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple reflects analysts’ expectation of lower earnings in the next four quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Horizontal vs Vertical
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why horizontal and vertical rig counts are down sharply

    Horizontal rig counts decreased by 35 from the previous week’s count. This was the seventh straight weekly fall. Currently, there are 1,301 horizontal rigs.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Short Interest in Schlumberger Fell: What Does It Mean?

    The short interest in Schlumberger (SLB), as a percentage of its float, is 1.2% as of December 22—compared to ~1.3% as of September 30.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///FCF
    Earnings Report

    What’s Schlumberger’s Outlook for the Rest of 2015?

    Schlumberger expects drilling activity headwinds to continue in 2015. Lower E&P activity and declining rig count should also hurt other drilling equipment and service providers.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Appaloosa
    Consumer

    Must-know: Appaloosa Management’s 2Q14 positions

    David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management initiated new positions and sold some existing positions in 2Q14. Appaloosa added positions in Mohawk Industries (MHK) and Weatherford International (WFT). It sold positions in Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM). During the quarter, it increased its position in Facebook Inc. (FB) and General Motors (or GM).

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///EPS
    Consumer

    Why Weatherford’s 3Q17 Earnings Beat Estimates

    Compared to 2Q17, Weatherford International’s 3Q17 revenues rose 7.1%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing the 1-Year Prices of Oilfield Services Companies

    In this series, we’ll discuss Wall Street analysts’ expectations for some prominent oilfield services companies’ operating earnings in 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Revenue Split
    Miscellaneous

    Weatherford International’s Value Drivers in 1Q17

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) Latin American revenue fell the most (21.0%) from 1Q16 to 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Driling and Evaluation Revenues
    Earnings Report

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///RV
    Miscellaneous

    What’s Weatherford’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers’?

    WFT makes up 0.33% of the iShares U.S. Energy ETF (IYE). On June 7, IYE had fallen 8% lower compared to its price on March 31.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Share Price and Projections
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Weatherford Management Saying after Fiscal 4Q15 Earnings?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) management expects crude oil price to start stabilizing by the second half of 2016. It plans to keep reducing costs to manage the current uncertainty.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///EBITDA Top
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Best Oilfield Service Stocks for 4Q16: Earnings Growth

    Wall Street analysts expect Flotek Industries (FTK) to register positive EBITDA (or earnings before interest, tax, depreciation & amortization) in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Segment Revenues
    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford International’s Value Drivers in 2Q17

    Revenues from Weatherford International’s (WFT) Latin American region fell the most by 18.5% from 2Q16 to 2Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///MA Price
    Consumer

    Schlumberger’s Stock Price Is Bearish

    Since January, Schlumberger’s stock price has fallen. It reached a one-year low in August. Schlumberger’s revenue has been steady in the past five quarters.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Net DEBT
    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing National Oilwell Varco’s Net Debt after 1Q17

    National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) net debt increased 4% in 1Q17 over 1Q16. Its net debt amounted to ~$1.7 billion in 1Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    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
  • uploads///SLB Rig Map
    Earnings Report

    A quick snapshot of Schlumberger

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Energy & Utilities

    Could Acquisitions and JV Initiatives Improve NBR’s Returns?

    Nabors Industries’ (NBR) one-year stock price was down 35% until August 18, 2017. On August 14, NBR signed an agreement to acquire peer Tesco Corporation (TESO) in an ~$215 million deal.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Miscellaneous

    How Schlumberger Stock Has Performed in the Past Year

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) one-year stock price was down 14% as of June 23, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Last Week on Market Realist: Key Energy Industry Updates

    In its 2Q17 earnings conference, Whiting Petroleum lowered its capex for 2017 from $1.1 billion to $950 million. Its capex was ~$554 million in 2016.

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///Broker REcommendations
    Miscellaneous

    Wall Street’s Forecast for Weatherford International on April 13

    Wall Street analysts’ mean target price for WFT on April 13, 2017, was $7.68. WFT was trading at $6.06 that day.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///EPS
    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Expect from Baker Hughes’s 1Q17 Earnings

    In 1Q17, analysts expect an adjusted loss of ~$0.19 per share for Baker Hughes (BHI), which is a 38% improvement over its adjusted loss of $0.30 per share in 4Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will WTI crude oil hit $32 per barrel?

    WTI crude oil has declined ~58% since June 2014. Crude oil prices will likely remain on a downward trend with the current oil glut and a weak demand.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Upstream capex and EBITDA
    Miscellaneous

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Share price
    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: An overview of Baker Hughes

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Miscellaneous

    Can Nabors Industries’ Strategies Improve Returns in 2017?

    In the past year, as of June 19, 2017, Nabors Industries (NBR) has fallen 20.0%. It underperformed the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH), which tracks 25 OFS companies.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Consumer

    How Schlumberger Stock Has Performed in the Past Year

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///NA and Revenue Share
    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
  • uploads///Broker Recommendations
    Basic Materials

    Wall Street’s Forecasts for WFT after Its 2Q16 Earnings

    In this article, we’ll look at Wall Street analysts’ forecasts for Weatherford International’s (WFT) shares following its 2Q16 earnings release.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///WFT
    Energy & Utilities

    GAMCO adds new position in Weatherford International

    GAMCO Investors took a large new position in Weatherford International (WFT) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 1.21% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///SI
    Consumer

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Cost Efficiency
    Earnings Report

    How Weatherford Aims to Reduce Costs in 2017

    Weatherford International (WFT) implemented cost reduction initiatives in order to counter the energy price depression that started in mid-2014.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Adjusted versus Estimates
    Earnings Report

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Earnings Report

    Why Did Weatherford International’s Stock Price Jump?

    Over the past one year, Weatherford International’s stock has fallen 18% as of February 1.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///ANR
    Miscellaneous

    Analysts’ Targets for OFS Stocks with the Best and Worst Returns

    Flotek Industries ranks first among our list of OFS companies in terms of stock price returns in 1Q17. All of the sell-side analysts recommended a “buy.”

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Energy & Utilities

    Nabors Industries’ 1-Year Returns on September 1

    Nabors Industries’ (NBR) one-year stock price fell 35.0% as of September 1, 2017. In the past year, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has fallen 8.0%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SLB Rig Map
    Energy & Utilities

    A quick overview of oil and gas field services biz Schlumberger

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///IV
    Basic Materials

    A Look at Weatherford International’s Stock Price Forecast

    On July 17, Weatherford International’s (WFT) implied volatility was ~65.2%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Miscellaneous

    SLB, HAL, NOV, and WFT: How Their Stock Prices Stack Up

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) stock is down 16% in the past one year as of July 6, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which Stock Picks Haven’t Worked for the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund?

    SHRAX is the only fund among nine that posted positive returns in just one of our five periods. It’s also the only fund that fell in the one-year period.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///IV
    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford’s Next 7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    On November 24, 2017, Weatherford International’s (WFT) implied volatility (or IV) was 61%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Net Debt
    Basic Materials

    Analyzing Schlumberger’s Indebtedness after 3Q17

    Schlumberger’s net debt-to-trailing 12-month EBITDA was ~7x in 3Q17. The net debt-to-EBITDA ratio (or indebtedness) rose in 3Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///BHGE
    Consumer

    What Are Baker Hughes’s 2018 Growth Prospects?

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) released its financial results for 4Q17 on January 24, 2018. Immediately following the earnings release, BHGE’s stock reacted negatively.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    Miscellaneous

    What Short Interest in Weatherford Indicates

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of its float was 14.9% as of May 22, 2017, compared to ~14% as of March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    Miscellaneous

    What’s the Short Interest in Weatherford International?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of its float was 16.7% as of May 26, 2017, compared to ~14% as of March 31, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///EPS
    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Expect from WFT’s 3Q16 Earnings?

    In 3Q16, analysts expect a $0.25 adjusted loss per share for Weatherford International (WFT).

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///FCF
    Miscellaneous

    Why Schlumberger Remains the Best OFS Stock after Brexit Vote

    Schlumberger (SLB) is the largest company in the OFS (oilfield equipment & service) industry by market capitalization.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///IV
    Energy & Utilities

    Weatherford’s Next-7-Day Stock Price Forecast

    On October 27, Weatherford International’s (WFT) implied volatility (or IV) was ~72%. WFT released its 2Q17 financial results on July 28.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SIAL
    Financials

    GAMCO Investors opens a new position in Sigma-Aldrich

    GAMCO Investors started a new position in 3Q14 in Sigma-Aldrich Corp (SIAL). The position accounted for 0.24% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///SI
    Miscellaneous

    Short Interest in Weatherford International as of April 7

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of float was 14.1% as of April 7, 2017, compared to 10.5% as of December 30, 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///LMCK
    Financials

    GAMCO Investors establishes position in Liberty Media

    GAMCO Investors started a new position in Liberty Media Corporation Class C (LMCK) during 3Q14. The position accounted for 0.36% of the fund’s third-quarter portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///CBSO
    Consumer

    CalPERS establishes new position in CBS Outdoor Americas

    CBS Outdoor Americas is the largest provider of advertising space on out-of-home advertising structures and sites across the US, Canada, and Latin America.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Consumer

    GAMCO Investors ups position in Sony

    Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors added to its position in Sony Corp. ADR (SNE) during the third quarter. The position accounted for 0.52% of the fund’s 3Q14 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///NA REvenue and Rig Count
    Earnings Report

    Weatherford International: Will US Rig Counts Affect the Stock?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) revenue share from North America rose in 3Q16 over 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Debt to Equity
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weatherford International Issues Stocks Again

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///IV
    Energy & Utilities

    What’s Tenaris’s Next-7-Day Stock Price Forecast?

    On March 7, 2018, Tenaris’s (TS) implied volatility was 32.7%. Since March 8, 2017, it has increased from 26.4%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Correlation
    Miscellaneous

    What Was the Correlation between WFT and Crude Oil on July 7?

    There has been a steady positive relationship between Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock and crude oil prices since July 2016.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Weatherford’s Alliance with Schlumberger Improve Returns?

    On March 24, Schlumberger (SLB), the largest OFS company, and Weatherford International (WFT) announced that they would be forming a joint venture.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Earnings Report

    How Nabors Industries Stock Reacted to 1Q17 Results

    Nabors Industries (NBR) released its financial results for 1Q17 on April 26, 2017.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    Energy & Utilities

    Shorting Weatherford: Reading the Short Interest in WFT on August 11

    On August 11, 2017, Weatherford International’s (WFT) short interest as a percentage of float was 14.7%, compared with 15.8% on June 30.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///EPS
    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Expect from Tidewater’s Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings?

    In fiscal 3Q17, analysts expect an ~$1.16 adjusted loss per share for Tidewater. Analysts expect Tidewater’s adjusted loss to fall in the coming quarter.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///MA Price
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Baker Hughes Stock Bullish?

    BHI’s cash flow got a shot in the arm from the $3.5 billion merger breakup fee from Halliburton (HAL).

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Net Debt
    Consumer

    Is Weatherford International’s Net Debt a Concern after 2Q17?

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) total debt rose ~6.0% in 2Q17 over 2Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Miscellaneous

    Will a Reorganization Drive Weatherford International in 2018?

    Weatherford International (WFT) stock has fallen 20% in the past year as of December 26, 2017. It has marginally outperformed the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Correlation
    Energy & Utilities

    How WFT Stock Has Reacted to Crude Oil Prices

    Weatherford International (WFT) stock’s correlation with crude oil was strong between June 29 and July 6, at 0.72.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Rig count and Revenue
    Miscellaneous

    The Effect of Rig Count on Weatherford International

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Energy & Utilities

    Analyzing Weatherford’s Stock in the Past Year

    In the past year, Weatherford International stock has fallen 19% as of August 4, 2017. It has underperformed the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Miscellaneous

    Saudi Aramco Deals Could Help Schlumberger Stock

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Consumer

    Why National Oilwell Varco’s 4Q17 Earnings Matched Estimates

    National Oilwell Varco released its 4Q17 and 2017 financial results on February 5, 2018. The company recorded total revenue of ~$2.0 billion in 4Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///SI
    Miscellaneous

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

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Segment Revenue
    Earnings Report

    What Could Drive Schlumberger’s Performance in 1Q17 and Beyond?

    Schlumberger’s (SLB) Drilling segment witnessed the highest revenue fall of 32% in 4Q16 compared to 3Q16.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Returns
    Earnings Report

    How WFT Stock Reacted to Second-Quarter Earnings

    Since April 24, when Weatherford’s Q1 2018 financial results were released, its stock has increased 26%.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///MA Price
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Superior Energy Services’ Stock Price Strengthening?

    On January 4, Superior Energy Services (SPN), which provides services to upstream energy producers, was trading at $18.40—36% higher than one year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///RV
    Miscellaneous

    How Do Large OFS Companies’ Valuations Stack Up?

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Revennue Change
    Basic Materials

    Schlumberger’s Earnings Drivers in 2Q17

    Schlumberger’s revenues from North America staged a noteworthy recovery, rising 27% from 2Q16 to 2Q17.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///image
    Miscellaneous

    Option Traders: Which OFS Stocks Should Investors Watch?

    On February 21, 2017, Seadrill (SDRL) had the highest implied volatility among the OFS companies that are part of the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH).

    By Rabindra Samanta
  • uploads///Returns
    Energy & Utilities

    Must-know: Comparing Baker Hughes and its peers

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Broker Recommendations
    Basic Materials

    Analysts’ Recommendations for RES, DRQ, WFT, PTEN, and FTK

    Approximately 79% of the Wall Street analysts tracking Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) have recommended a “buy” or some equivalent as of May 15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Stock Prices
    Consumer

    Weatherford: Management’s Expectations after 2Q17

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

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • uploads///Bottom Returns
    Energy & Utilities

    Worst Oilfield Services Growth Stocks with Respect to the Market

    Weatherford International’s (WFT) stock price has fallen 16.0% through December 29, 2017, in the past year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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