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What Analysts Recommend for CVX after 2Q17 Earnings
Out of 26 analysts currently covering Chevron, 17 have assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings.
Third Point adds stake in Citigroup
Citigroup is the third largest US bank with assets of $1.9 trillion and ~200 million customer accounts worldwide.
Assessing ExxonMobil’s Leverage Position
ExxonMobil’s net debt-to-adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) ratio stood at 1.7x in 4Q16, lower than the average industry ratio of 2x.
Total Stock Is Up 4% in Q3 2018 despite Oil’s Fall
Total stock has risen 4% in the third quarter so far despite the fall in oil prices. WTI has fallen 6% in the current quarter.
Suncor’s Short Interest before Its Q4 Earnings
The short interest in Suncor Energy (SU) has risen from 0.28% on October 1 to the current level of 0.70%.
These Were Last Week’s Weakest Energy Stocks
Integrated energy stock YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) was the second weakest on our list last week, and midstream stocks Western Gas Partners (WES) and Shell Midstream Partners (SHLX) ranked third and fourth.
ExxonMobil’s Stock Performance ahead of Its 3Q16 Earnings
ExxonMobil’s (XOM) stock fell 19% from October 14, 2014, to January 20, 2016, due to a fall in crude oil prices. Since then the stock has recovered.
The Estimate for Suncor’s Stock Price until Its Earnings Release
Implied volatility in Suncor has risen from 22.8% on April 3, 2017, to its current level of 23.3%.
Has Short Interest in BP Risen?
Short interest in BP (BP) has risen marginally from 0.115% on July 2 to the current level of 0.125%.
BP Trades above the Peer Average
Currently, BP trades at a forward PE ratio of 10.7x, which is above its peer average of 10.6x.
Where Analysts’ Ratings for Shell Stand ahead of Its Earnings
Shell (RDS.A) is rated by 11 Wall Street analysts. Of this total, ten analysts (or 91%) have assigned it “buy” or “strong buy” ratings.
Why Short Interest in BP Rose
BP (BP) has seen a marginal rise in its short interest (percentage of outstanding shares) from 0.16% on February 2 to the current level of 0.22%.
Has Short Interest in Shell Declined in Q2 2018?
Shell has observed a fall in its short interest from 0.22% on April 2 to the current level of 0.11%.
XOM Stock Has Risen 5% since September 2016
Crude oil prices have witnessed an uptrend in 2016, recovering from their downfall in 2015. Prices saw weakness in mid-August 2016, but since September 20, 2016, they’ve risen 22%.
What Are the Wall Street Targets for Integrated Energy Companies?
Due to its superior performance, Wall Street expects YPF to fetch the highest returns over the next 12 months among other integrated energy companies.
BP on the Street: Analyst Ratings Prior to the 1Q17 Results
Of the 11 analysts covering BP stock, four (36%) have assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings, while seven (64%) have assigned “holds.” None has assigned a “sell.”
Analyzing Schlumberger’s Stock Price on May 12
In the past year, Schlumberger (SLB) stock fell 2% until May 12, 2017. In the past year, Schlumberger has underperformed OIH.
MDLTX’s Top Sectors Remained Unimpressive
The BlackRock Latin America Fund A (MDLTX) surged 22.1% in the first four months of 2016, but it still emerged as a below-average performer among its peers.
What Chevron’s PEG Ratio Reveals
Chevron’s PEG ratio stands at 0.16, which is below the peer average of 0.22.
Chevron: Analysts’ Recommendations
In January, 23 analysts rated Chevron (CVX). Among the analysts, 17 (or 74%) recommended a “buy” or “strong buy.”
Why Has BlackRock’s Latin America Fund Been Unimpressive in 2016?
The BlackRock Latin America Fund Class A (MDLTX) has been the second-worst performer year-to-date among the seven funds chosen for this review.
Where Do Analysts’ Ratings for Shell Stand Prior to 4Q16?
Shell has been rated by a total of 12 analysts. Of this total, 11 analysts, or 92%, have assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings on the stock.
Has Suncor Stock Risen before Its Q4 Earnings?
Suncor’s fourth-quarter operational update had a positive impact on the stock. The company provided the update early in January.
Target Prices for Chevron ahead of Q1 Earnings
In this series, we reviewed the estimates for Chevron’s (CVX) 1Q18 earnings. We then looked at its segmental outlook and stock performance before its earnings release.
How Has ExxonMobil Stock Performed ahead of Its Q3 Earnings?
Now, let’s review ExxonMobil’s stock performance before its third-quarter results.
Total’s Forward Valuation: Peer Comparison
In the previous part of this series, we discussed Total’s historical valuation trends. Now we’ll compare its forward valuation with that of its peers.
What Analysts Recommend for BP
BP has a healthy upstream project pipeline, which is likely to bring in volume growth for the company.
Which Integrated Energy Stocks Are Rising This Week?
This week, which started on October 9, 2017, China National Offshore Oil (CEO) is at the top of the list of gainers in the integrated energy sector.
Eni’s Segment Dynamics: The Impact of Restructuring
Eni (E), an integrated energy major, has three segments: Exploration & Production (or E&P), Gas & Power (or G&P), and Refining & Marketing (or R&M).
As BP Readies Its 3Q Report, How Has Its Stock Performed?
The correlation coefficient of BP’s stock versus WTI (West Texas Intermediate) for the 12-month period stands at 0.65.
Where Does Eni’s Implied Volatility Stand before Its Earnings?
Currently, Eni’s (E) 15-day average implied volatility stands at 31.9. This is higher than the current daily volatility of 28.2.
What Institutions Are Selling BP Stock?
Series so far So far in this series, we’ve looked at BP’s (BP) exploration portfolio, upstream projects, expected earnings for 2Q17, debt position, and liquidity. In the previous part, we looked at implied volatility based on BP’s stock price estimate for the eight days ending July 14, 2017. We’ll now look at institutional holdings in BP. Institutional […]
Suncor: Analysts’ Recommendations
Among the 12 analysts covering Suncor Energy stock, 11 recommended a “buy” or “strong buy,” while one recommended a “hold.”
Where Do Shell’s Valuations Stand ahead of Earnings?
Shell trades at a forward PE of 11.4x, below its peer average of 12.3x.
ExxonMobil’s Stock Price Forecast until December 31
ExxonMobil’s stock price could close between $82.1 per share and $71.8 per share for the 35-day period ending on December 31.
ExxonMobil’s 2Q15 Upstream and Downstream Earnings Can Diverge
ExxonMobil experienced volatility in its refining margins in the past few quarters.
How Chevron Stock Has Performed ahead of 2Q17 Earnings
In the previous part of this series, we considered Chevron’s (CVX) segmental outlook for 2Q17. Now, we’ll examine Chevron’s stock performance ahead of its 2Q17 results.
Where XOM’s Sophisticated Investors Stand
ExxonMobil’s (XOM) institutional holdings currently stand at ~55%. Let’s take a look at the holdings of XOM’s peers.
Mexico’s Pemex reform: The important new fiscal regime
The new fiscal regime will allow new exploration and production contract models to foreign players, including profit sharing, production sharing, and license contracts.
What ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages Suggest ahead of Earnings
On April 3, 2017, ExxonMobil’s (XOM) 50-day moving average was below its 200-day moving average.
Is Wall Street Divided on ExxonMobil ahead of Earnings?
ExxonMobil (XOM) is expected to post its first-quarter earnings on April 26. The company’s earnings are forecast to decline, driven by lower upstream and downstream earnings.
Why Oilfield Services Stocks Led the Energy Space Last Week
Between September 14 and 21, upstream stock Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) gained the most on our list of energy stocks.
Who on Wall Street Downgraded Chevron ahead of Q2 Earnings?
In this series, we examined the estimates for Chevron’s (CVX) 2Q17 earnings. We also considered its segmental outlook and stock performance ahead of its earnings release.
Is the Gap between BP’s Moving Averages Expanding?
In the second quarter of 2017, BP reported the start-up of two of its major upstream projects, West Nile Delta and Quad 204.
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.
Will Shell’s Q2 Earnings Outperform Peers?
Shell’s Q2 earnings are expected to rise year-over-year.
What to Expect from Suncor Stock in the Next Month
Implied volatility in Equinor (EQNR) has risen by 1.5 percentage points over April 1, 2019, to the current level of 27.3%.
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.
Will Analysts’ Ratings for BP Strengthen?
For BP, six analysts recommended a “buy” or “strong buy” rating, four recommended a “hold” rating, and one recommended a “sell” rating.
What Is CVX’s Price Forecast Range following Its Q1 Results?
Chevron’s (CVX) first-quarter earnings fell due to its lower Upstream and Downstream earnings.
What’s Total’s Price Forecast?
Total (TOT) announced its first-quarter earnings on April 26, 2019.
Shell Stock: Price Range Forecast ahead of Q1 Earnings
In this post, we’ll look at Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) stock price forecast range for ten days ahead of its earnings.
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%.
Short Interest in BP Surges ahead of Its Q1 Results
Short interest in BP (BP) has risen by 0.04 percentage points since March 12, 2019, to its current level of 0.20%.
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.
Has BP Stock Risen ahead of Its Q1 Earnings Release?
BP’s (BP) earnings are expected to fall in the first quarter driven by lower upstream and weaker downstream earnings.
Chevron Stock’s Forecast Range ahead of Its Earnings
In this article, we’ll consider Chevron (CVX) stock’s price forecast range for the 16 days leading up to its earnings based on its implied volatility.
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.
What’s ExxonMobil Stock Price Forecast until March 29?
The implied volatility in ExxonMobil stock has fallen by 12.0 percentage points since January 2 to the current level of 18.1%.
Cowen Downgraded ExxonMobil: Analysts’ Ratings
Cowen downgraded ExxonMobil stock from “outperform” to “market perform” due to the company’s capex.
Why Has Short Interest in Shell Plunged?
Short interest (as a percentage of outstanding shares) in Shell has fallen marginally from 0.13% on January 2, 2019, to its current level of 0.09%.
Do Shell’s Moving Averages Suggest Optimism?
In the current quarter, Shell published its fourth-quarter earnings results, which exceeded analysts’ estimates.
Wall Street Analysts’ Views on Shell
Of the 11 analysts covering Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), nine (82%) recommend “buy” or “strong buy,” and two recommend “hold.”
Analyzing Chevron’s Stock Price Forecast after Its Q4 Earnings
Chevron’s stock price could close between $121.2 and $115.5 per share in the seven days ending February 8.
ExxonMobil’s Stock Price Forecast after Its Q4 Earnings
ExxonMobil’s stock price could close between $77.7 and $74.2 per share in the seven days ending February 8.
Where Do Analyst Ratings for Shell Stand after Q4 Earnings?
Shell improved its overall financial position in 2018.
What’s the Forecast for Total Stock ahead of Its Q4 Results?
In this article, we’ll look at Total’s (TOT) stock price forecast range, based on its implied volatility, for the 16 days leading up to its earnings.
Here’s the Forecast for XOM’s Price Leading Up to Its Q4 Earnings
In this article, we’ll look at ExxonMobil’s (XOM) stock price forecast range based on its implied volatility for the 21 days leading up to its earnings.
What’s Total Stock’s Price Forecast until the End of the Quarter?
Implied volatility in Total has risen by 8.1 percentage points over October 1, 2018, to the current level of 27.2%.
What Total’s Moving Averages Suggest
In the previous part, we saw that Total (TOT) stock has fallen 21% in the current quarter.
Total Stock Has Fallen 21% This Quarter
Total (TOT) stock has fallen 21% in the fourth quarter so far.
What to Expect from Shell Stock by the End of 2018
The implied volatility in Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has risen by nine percentage points compared to October 1 to the current level of 26%.
Shell’s 50-Day Moving Average Fell More
Shell’s 50-day moving average has declined 4% in the fourth quarter. Shell stock has fallen 15% in the fourth quarter.
Wall Street Analysts Are Bullish on Shell
Ten Wall Street analysts cover Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A). Of these, eight analysts rate Shell stock as a “buy” or “strong buy.”
What’s ExxonMobil’s Stock Price Forecast?
ExxonMobil reported its third-quarter earnings on November 2. The implied volatility in ExxonMobil fell by 2.5 percentage points to 19.5%.
Chevron’s Implied Volatility and Price Range
The implied volatility in Chevron has risen by 6.3 percentage points since September 24 to 22.9%. Chevron stock has fallen 4.4%.
Total: Has the Short Interest Risen?
The short interest in Total (TOT) has risen 0.05% since July 2, the beginning of the third quarter, to the current level of 0.10%.
What’s the Forecast for Suncor Stock?
The implied volatility in Suncor (SU) has fallen by 6.6 percentage points compared to July 2 to the current level of 19.6%.
What’s Total’s Stock Price Forecast until the Quarter’s End?
Now let’s consider Total’s implied volatility to forecast its stock price range leading up to September 28.
BP Stock Forecast through the End of the Quarter
Implied volatility in BP has fallen 5.8 percentage points from July 2 to the current level of 17%.
What’s BP Stock’s Forecast Range following Its Q2 2018 Earnings?
BP reported its earnings results on July 31. On the day, its implied volatility fell 4.3 percentage points to 16.5%.
How Do Analysts Rate Shell?
Seven analysts have assigned a “buy” or “strong buy” rating to Shell, and one analyst has assigned a “hold” rating.
Forecasting ExxonMobil’s Stock Price Up until Its Q2 Release
In this part, we’ll forecast ExxonMobil’s (XOM) stock price based on its implied volatility up until its earnings release, which is slated for July 27.
How Will Chevron Trend Leading Up to Its Second-Quarter Results?
In this article, we’ll look at Chevron’s (CVX) stock price forecast range for the 16-day period leading up to its earnings based on its implied volatility.
Analyzing Wall Street’s Targets for INT, PBR, and YPF
Of the three analysts covering World Fuel Services (INT) on June 27, one recommended “strong buy,” one recommended “hold,” and one recommended “sell.”
Are Hedge Funds Selling DK, PBF, YPF, and TOT?
In this part of our series, we’ll take a look at how hedge funds are positioning themselves in the leading gainers and decliners from the refining and marketing sector and integrated energy sector this week.
Integrated Energy Losses This Week: PTR, YPF, CVE, PBR, and SU
PetroChina (PTR) fell ~7.7% from the previous week’s close of $84.18 to $77.72 on June 14.
Are Hedge Funds Buying CVRR, INT, SU, and YPF?
In the first quarter, 12 hedge funds bought CVR Refining’s (CVRR) stock and three sold of CVRR stock. So the total buying hedge funds outnumbered the total selling hedge funds by nine.
Will 1Q18 Earnings Affect Analyst Ratings for BP?
BP plans to balance its organic cash flow at the oil price point of $50 per barrel in 2018.
Some Analysts Cut Target Price on ExxonMobil after 1Q18 Earnings
Eight analysts have assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings to ExxonMobil stock, 12 have assigned a “hold” rating, and three have assigned a “sell” or “strong sell.”
BP: Analysts’ Ratings before Its 1Q18 Earnings
For BP, five analysts assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings, six analysts assigned “hold” ratings, and one analyst assigned a “sell” rating.
How Analysts Rate ExxonMobil Stock ahead of 1Q18 Earnings
ExxonMobil (XOM) is a financially strong company with comfortable leverage and a good liquidity position.
What ExxonMobil’s Moving Averages ahead of 1Q18 Earnings Suggest
Currently, XOM’s 50-day moving average stands 5.2% below its 200-day moving average.
Why Short Interest in CVX Has Fallen ahead of Earnings
Chevron (CVX) has seen a fall in its short interest (as a percentage of outstanding shares) by 0.2 percentage points at the end of March to the current level of 1.1%.
Chevron’s Moving Averages ahead of Earnings
Before we look at Chevron’s (CVX) moving average since January 2, let’s briefly look at how moving averages trended until then.
Integrated Energy Losses this Week: CEO, PBR, YPF, PTR
To conclude our series on the biggest movers in the energy sector, we’ll look at the biggest losses from the US integrated energy sector this week.
What Do ExxonMobil’s Latest Moving Averages Suggest?
At the beginning of 1Q17, ExxonMobil (XOM) stock fell. ExxonMobil’s 50-day moving average, which stood below its 200-day moving average, slid further down.
Chevron’s 50-Day Moving Average Weakens
Chevron’s (CVX) 50-day moving average slid down but stayed above its 200-day moving average in 1Q17.
Shell Stock Slumps: Where Will It Be by March 30?
In this part of our series, we’ll look at Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) stock price estimate based on its current implied volatility.