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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Prices Are Following the Price Channel

    Mild weather and rising inventory estimates could drag natural gas prices lower. The key support for natural gas prices is seen at $2.60 per MMBtu.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Short Interest Trends in Oasis Petroleum

    Oasis Petroleum’s short interest ratio on September 13, 2016, was ~19.4%. Its short interest ratio on June 30, 2016, was 16.1%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Traders Are Tracking OPEC’s Meeting on June 22

    The crude oil production from OPEC and non-OPEC producers is expected to increase by 300,000 bpd–600,000 bpd in OPEC’s upcoming meeting.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Range Resources’ Valuation: How Does It Compare with Peers’?

    In 4Q15, Range Resources was trading at higher price-to-book and price-to-sales multiples than peers.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Been Driving Diamondback Energy’s Stock Price Movement?

    Diamondback Energy’s stock price saw uptrend from October 2012 to June 2014. When NYMEX WTI crude oil started falling in June 2014, FANG’s stock peaked.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    World Bank: US Natural Gas Prices Could Trade Higher in 2017

    US natural gas inventories are 16.4% more than their five-year average. High natural gas inventories could keep a lid on US natural gas prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Recommend for Apache Pre-1Q16 Earnings Release?

    In the weeks leading up to Apache’s (APA) 1Q16 earnings release, Wall Street analysts have provided target prices for the next 12 months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Refinery Inputs Fall Again: What It Means for WTI Crude Oil

    In its weekly report on June 3, the EIA reported that US crude oil refinery inputs averaged ~16.4 MMbpd during the week ending May 29.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Occidental Petroleum’s Production Mix and Realized Prices

    In 3Q15, Occidental Petroleum production mix was 63% crude oil, 25% natural gas, and 12% NGLs. This means that it is more tilted toward liquids production.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Fall Due to Weak Demand Cues

    NYMEX-traded WTI crude oil futures contracts for October delivery fell by 1.41% on September 14. The speculation of slowing demand put pressure on crude oil prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Rise in US Natural Gas Consumption Affects Prices

    PointLogic reported that US natural gas consumption rose 10% between December 8 and December 14, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    WTI Cushing–WTI Midland Spread at Highest Level since August 2014

    The Brent-WTI Midland spread reached $23.11 per barrel on May 31, which was its highest level since August 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Occidental Petroleum’s Production Volumes

    In 3Q15, Occidental Petroleum production was 689,000 BOE per day, which is higher by almost 16% than its 595,000 BOE per day in 3Q14.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Brent-WTI Spread Impacts US Upstream Stocks

    On February 19, Brent crude oil April futures settled ~$10 higher than WTI crude oil April futures—near its four-month high.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Continental Resources’ Implied Volatility after 4Q16 Earnings

    Continental Resources’ (CLR) current implied volatility is 35.4%. That’s about 9.0% lower than its 15-day average of 40.0%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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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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    Miscellaneous

    Record US Crude Oil Production Weighs on Oil Prices

    The EIA reported that US crude oil production increased by 2,000 bpd (barrels per day) to a record high of 10,725,000 bpd on May 11–18.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Returns of Upstream Stocks with High and Low Implied Volatility

    On November 15, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP. Its stock fell ~75.4% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Cimarex Energy’s Stock Perform Last Year?

    Year-over-year, Cimarex Energy’s stock has risen by ~8%. Meanwhile, crude oil prices (USO) have fallen by ~10% in the same period.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Crude Oil Production Achieved a New Record

    The EIA released its weekly US crude oil production data on May 2. It reported that US crude oil production increased by 33,000 bpd (barrels per day) to a record high of 10,619,000 bpd.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    The EIA Upgrades US Natural Gas Forecast for 2016

    US natural gas inventories are 22.1% higher than their five-year average. High natural gas inventories could pressure natural gas prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analysts: Summer Weather Could Drive Natural Gas Prices Higher

    US natural gas inventories are 19% higher than their five-year average. High natural gas inventories could keep a lid on US natural gas prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing the Pros and Cons of High Volatility Upstream Stocks

    On December 23, 2016, Occidental Petroleum (OXY) had the lowest implied volatility among upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    How Returns Affect Implied Volatility of Upstream Stocks

    On December 19, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) stock fell 79.1% YTD, the steepest YTD fall among upstream stocks with the highest implied volatilities.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Earnings Report

    Oasis Petroleum’s Production Trends: What to Expect in 4Q16

    In 3Q16, Oasis Petroleum (OAS) increased its 2016 production guidance to 49.3 Mboepd–50 Mboepd.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Did the WTI Cushing-WTI Midland Spread Drop?

    The WTI Cushing-WTI Midland spread was at $4.12 per barrel on June 25—compared to $9.7 per barrel on June 18. The spread fell 58% on June 18–25.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    WTI Cushing–WTI Midland Spread Drops from Multiyear High

    The WTI Cushing-WTI Midland spread was $11.25 per barrel on July 16, compared to $13.25 per barrel on July 9.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Prices Rally on Warmer Weather Forecast

    June natural gas futures ruled the chart against other commodities on yesterdays’s trading. Natural gas prices increased by 0.59% year-to-date, led by the warmer weather forecasts.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Natural Gas Prices Hold above $2 per MMBtu

    Long-term bearish momentum is dragging natural gas prices to record lows. All the fundamental drivers are supporting the bearish traders.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Analysts Recommend for Hess Stock

    Approximately 52% of analysts covering Hess (HES) recommend “hold,” ~43% recommend “buy,” and 5% rate it as “underperform.”

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Bottom Fishing: Natural Gas Prices Could Rally

    The long-term bearish momentum could cause natural gas prices to fall, and the next support for natural gas prices could be seen at $2 per MMBtu.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Natural Gas Consumption: Bullish or Bearish for Prices?

    The EIA estimated that monthly US natural gas consumption rose by 19 Bcf per day to 91 Bcf per day in December 2016—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Large Drop in US Crude Oil Inventories Helps Oil Bulls

    The EIA reported that US crude oil inventories decreased by 4.1 MMbbls (million barrels) to 432.4 MMbbls on June 1–8.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Natural Gas Prices Are Trading above Key Moving Averages

    US natural gas inventories are 25% higher than their five-year average. High natural gas inventories could also limit the upside for US natural gas prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Moving in Your High Volatility Upstream Stock Portfolio?

    On December 9, 2016, Occidental Petroleum (OXY) had the lowest implied volatility among upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Anadarko Stock Is Showing Key Short Interest Trends

    APC short interest ratio on February 27, 2017, was ~1.75%. Its short interest ratio at the beginning of the year was ~2.2%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    The Price of WTI Oil Hits $70 per Barrel: Are the Bulls Back?

    US crude oil inventories fell 9.2 MMbbls (million barrels) to 421.4 MMbbls from June 15–22.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Apache Stock: What Are Analysts’ Recommendations?

    On June 11, Argus upgraded Apache stock from “hold” to “buy.” On March 7, UBS initiated coverage on Apache stock with a “sell” rating.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apache Corp Stock: Must-Know Short Interest Trends

    Apache Corp’s (APA) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) on February 6, 2017, was ~5.3%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Rebounds due to a Warmer Weather Forecast

    June natural gas futures trading in NYMEX increased by 2.72% on Wednesday due to the consensus of warmer weather forecasts.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Short Interest Trends in Whiting Petroleum Stock

    On March 3, 2017, Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio was ~11.2%. Its short interest ratio was ~12.6% at the beginning of the year.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    What Happened to Apache’s Implied Volatility after Q4 Earnings

    Apache’s (APA) current implied volatility is ~27.5%, ~5.3% lower than its 15-day average of 29%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Natural Gas Prices Make a U-turn at $2.3 per MMBtu?

    The consensus of rising natural gas inventory could push natural gas prices lower than the key resistance of $2.30 MMBtu.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will US Natural Gas Prices Hit $2.25 per MMBtu?

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) estimates that US natural gas prices could average $3.43 per MMBtu in 2017 and $3.70 per MMBtu in 2018.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Anadarko Petroleum: Key Short Interest Trends

    Anadarko Petroleum’s (APC) short interest ratio on February 10, 2017, was ~1.6%. At the beginning of the year, its short interest ratio was ~2.2%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    WTI and Brent Converge: Is It Good for American Energy Companies?

    WTI and Brent narrowed last week compared to the week before. The differential as of Friday, May 22, was $5.65 per bbl compared to $7.12 per bbl on Friday, May 15.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Refinery Inputs Increase: Is It Bullish or Bearish for Crude Oil?

    In its weekly report on May 20, the EIA reported that US crude oil refinery inputs averaged over 16.2 MMbpd during the week ending May 15.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Key Drivers for Cimarex Energy’s Stock Price?

    Clearly, crude oil is a key driver behind movements in XEC’s stock price. Both XEC’s stock price and crude oil are showing a decline of ~40% and ~70%, respectively, since their peaks in June 2014.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Earnings Data Help ConocoPhillips?

    On January 18, ConocoPhillips shares closed 1.3% below the 200-day moving average. ConocoPhillips might test the key moving average.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Occidental Petroleum Managing the Falling Energy Prices?

    According to Occidental Petroleum’s 3Q15 form 10Q filing, changes in energy prices affected its quarterly earnings by $30 million in crude oil.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    WTI-Brent Spread Diverges: Adverse for US Oil Producers

    A wider WTI-Brent spread has a negative impact on certain US producers. But Phillips 66 (PSX) benefits from a wider WTI-Brent spread due to benchmarking with Brent price.

    By Manu Milan
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    Energy & Utilities

    CRAK Offers Exposure to Crude Oil Refining Companies

    Van Eck Global launched the VanEck Vectors Oil Refiners ETF (CRAK) on August 18, 2015. CRAK is a good option for investors who want exposure to the energy sector but don’t expect energy prices to rise anytime soon.

    By Manu Milan
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    Energy & Utilities

    HES Stayed Above Its 50-Day Average ahead of Its Earnings Release

    On January 28, Hess Corporation (HES) stock closed 2.5% above its 50-day moving average.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ConocoPhillips Might Have the Most Moderate Upside

    ConocoPhillips (COP) might have an upside of 8.9% in the next 12 months based on analysts’ mean target price.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Devon Energy: Analysts Expect More than 70% Upside

    Devon Energy (DVN) might have an upside of 75.1% in the next 12 months based on analysts’ mean target price.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at ConocoPhillips’ Operational Metrics

    COP’s total natural gas production has fallen 6.4% from Q3 2017.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Upstream Stocks Were among the Top Energy Gainers Last Week

    On November 2–9, midstream stock Western Gas Partners (WES) gained the most on our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    A Look at the Short Interest Trends in Oasis Petroleum Stock

    On July 20, short interest as a percentage of float in Oasis Petroleum (OAS) stock (its short interest ratio) was ~13.01%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wall Street’s Recommendations for Oasis Petroleum Stock

    Approximately 69% of the analysts surveying Oasis Petroleum (OAS) have rated it as a “buy,” and the remaining 31% have rated it as a “hold.”

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Analysts Expect for Oasis Stock in the Next 12 Months

    Approximately 69% of the analysts covering Oasis Petroleum (OAS) have rated it as a “buy,” and the remaining 31% have rated it as a “hold.”

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect from Oasis Petroleum’s Q2 2018 Earnings

    Oasis Petroleum (OAS) is expected to release its second-quarter earnings on August 1.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Are Hedge Funds Buying COG, XEC, WMB, CXO, and HAL?

    In Q1 2018, hedge funds increased their aggregate holdings in Cimarex Energy, Williams Companies, and Concho Resources by 12.66%, 22.73%, and 71.02%, respectively.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Upstream Losses This Week: LGCY, HK, WTI, SN, and XEC

    In the week starting July 2, Legacy Reserves (LGCY) decreased from $6.90 to $6.22, a fall of almost 9.9%.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Tight Oil Growth Driven by Increasing New Well Productivity

    According to the EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration), US tight oil production has increased in part due to the increasing productivity of new wells.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Analyzing Wall Street’s Targets for HK, XEC, JAG, LPI, and COG

    To conclude our series, we’ll discuss analysts’ recommendations for this year’s weakest upstream stocks.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Are Analysts’ Ratings for Whiting Petroleum Stock?

    Approximately 36.4% of Wall Street analysts have rated Whiting Petroleum (WLL) as a “buy,” while 45.5% of analysts have rated it as a “hold.”

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing XEC, PXD, FANG, PVAC, and EOG’s Stock Prices

    Penn Virginia has risen ~48.2% YoY. EOG Resources and Diamondback Energy have increased ~37% and 33.8%, respectively, during the same period.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Crude Oil Production Growth Forecast: Tight Oil Driving Growth

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration has forecast that US crude oil production will average 10.7 million barrels per day this year.

    By Keisha Bandz
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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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    Energy & Utilities

    Performance Comparison: FANG, XEC, PVAC, PXD, and NFX

    Stock performance In this part, we’ll look at the stock performance of Diamondback Energy (FANG), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Penn Virginia (PVAC), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), and Newfield Exploration (NFX). These stocks reported the highest earnings per share in fiscal 2017, as we discussed in Part 3. Outliers and underperformers As shown above, Diamondback Energy (FANG) outperformed […]

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    These Upstream Companies Reported the Highest Earnings in 2017

    Top five upstream companies based on earnings In this part, we’ll look at the five upstream companies with the highest adjusted EPS (earnings per share) in fiscal 2017. The top five were Diamondback Energy (FANG), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Penn Virginia (PVAC), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), and Newfield Exploration (NFX). Diamondback Energy Diamondback Energy reported adjusted EPS of $5.18 in fiscal […]

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Wolfcamp Benches and Permian Production Growth

    According to the EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration), Permian Basin production will increase to 4 million barrels per day by 2019.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Did Cimarex Energy’s Dividend Cut Affect Its Dividend Yield?

    Cimarex Energy’s (XEC) revenues fell 40.0% and 13.0% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Energy & Utilities

    Looking at the Short Interest Trends in Oasis Petroleum Stock

    On September 1, 2017, Oasis Petroleum’s (OAS) short interest as a percentage of float, or its short interest ratio, was ~20.0%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Energy & Utilities

    Inside This Year’s Permian E&P Stock Performances

    After Pioneer’s latest well results announcement, its stock fell 12%. On August 2, 2017. On the same day, Apache (APA) fell 1.5%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Anadarko’s 2Q17 Earnings Estimates

    Anadarko Petroleum (APC) plans to release its 2Q17 earnings on July 24, 2017. APC’s 2Q17 revenue estimate stands at ~$2.5 billion compared to its 2Q16 revenues of ~$1.9 billion.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Has CLR Performed Compared to S&P 500 and Dow Jones?

    Let’s take a look at Continental Resources’ (CLR) stock performance in comparison to the performances of the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Oil & Gas Index since 2011.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Short Interest Trends in Whiting Stock?

    On March 24, 2017, Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio, or its short interest as a percentage of its float, was ~12.2%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing US Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending March 10

    US natural gas inventories are at 2,242 Bcf for the week ending March 10, 2017—21.4% higher than their five-year average.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Decoding US Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending March 3

    The EIA estimates that US natural gas inventories will be at 1,805 Bcf by the end of March 2017—38.2% higher than the five-year average.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Upstream Stocks: How Returns Impact Implied Volatility

    On March 10, 2017, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing US Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending February 24

    The EIA estimates that US natural gas inventories will be at 1,805 Bcf by the end of March 2017—3.7% higher than the five-year average.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Decoding US Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending February 17

    US natural gas inventories are at 2,356 Bcf for the week ending February 17, 2017—10% lower than the same period in 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    The Message behind Oasis Petroleum’s Revenue Growth Trends

    Oasis Petroleum’s (OAS) 4Q16 revenue rose ~20% YoY (year-over-year). In comparison, its YoY revenue growth was -39% in 4Q15 and -10% in 3Q16.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Short Interest Trends in Oasis Petroleum’s Stock

    On February 15, 2017, OAS’s short interest ratio was 15.3%. Its short interest ratio at the start of this year was 16%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending February 10

    The EIA estimates that US natural gas inventories will be at 1,805 Bcf by the end of March 2017—3.7% higher than the five-year average.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Decoding Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending February 3

    US natural gas inventories are at 2,559 Bcf for the week ending February 3, 2017—11.3% lower than the same period in 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Trump Impact US Natural Gas Consumption?

    US natural gas consumption rose 13.5% between January 25, 2017, and February 1, 2017. The rise in consumption is bullish for natural gas prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing Natural Gas Inventories: Week Ending January 27

    The EIA estimates that US natural gas inventories will be at 1,805 Bcf by the end of March 2017—3.3% lower than the five-year average.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Whiting Petroleum’s Stock: Short Interest Trends

    Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) on January 27, 2016, was ~11.65%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Understanding Anadarko’s Short interest Trends

    On January 25, 2017, APC short interest as a percentage of float, or short interest ratio, was ~1.7%. On September 30, 2016, it was ~2.2%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Does US Natural Gas Consumption Impact Prices?

    The EIA estimates that US natural gas consumption could average 75.4 Bcf per day in 2017 and 76.9 Bcf per day in 2018.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Natural Gas Inventories Impact Natural Gas Prices

    The EIA released its weekly natural gas inventory report on January 26. US natural gas inventories fell by 119 Bcf to 2,798 Bcf from January 13–20, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Hess’s Revenue and Profit Margin Trends since 4Q14

    Hess Corporation’s (HES) 4Q16 revenue fell a marginal 0.01% YoY (year-over-year). Its YoY revenue growth was -42% in 4Q15 and -30% in 3Q16.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    How Will Anadarko Petroleum’s 4Q16 Earnings Fare?

    Anadarko Petroleum’s (APC) 4Q16 loss per share consensus estimate is ~$0.49. APC had announced an adjusted loss per share of $0.57 in 4Q15.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Short Interest Trends in Oasis Petroleum’s Stock?

    Short interest in OAS stock Oasis Petroleum’s (OAS) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) on January 20, 2017, was ~16.03%. Its short interest ratio a month ago was ~15.95%. Oasis’s stock price was $14.46 on January 20, 2017, and $16.55 on December 20, 2016. As shown in the graph above, Oasis […]

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Natural Gas Inventories Are below the 5-Year Average

    For the week ending January 13, US natural gas inventories were 2.6% lower than the five-year average. They’re also 13% less than the same period in 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Whiting Petroleum’s Stock Rise Due to Short Covering?

    Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) on January 13, 2016, was ~13%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Natural Gas Inventories Boosted Natural Gas Prices

    The EIA reported that US natural gas inventories fell by 151 Bcf (billion cubic feet) to 3,160 Bcf between December 30, 2016, and January 6, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hess: Analyzing the Production Forecast and Capex Target

    The S&P 500 Energy sector fell 0.48% on January 12. Hess (HES) and Cimarex Energy (XEC) were the biggest losers in the energy sector.

    By Val Kensington
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