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The High-Yield Dividend payers will continue to distribute dividends and can provide steady capital appreciation at the same time in the current low yield environment.
Sustainable investing is quickly gaining popularity among a younger investor audience, but some recent mega deals in Oil & Gas show that the fossil fuel sector is still hugely popular among investors
In one move, the oil giant reduces costs and brings in more cash, which enhances its already excellent financial position.
What to Expect from Total’s Q1 2019 Results(Continued from Prior Part)Total’s segmental analysisBefore we proceed with Total’s (TOT) first-quarter segmental outlook, let’s review the company’s previous quarter segmental performance.
What to Expect from Total’s Q1 2019 ResultsQ4 2018 estimated and actual performance Total (TOT) is expected to post its Q1 2019 results on April 26, 2019. Before we proceed with Q1 2019 estimates, let’s look at Total’s Q4 2018 performance
Strong order flow, robust backlog and benefits from cost saving actions are likely to help deliver year-over-year improvement in Caterpillar's (CAT) first-quarter 2019 revenues and earnings.
Overall, oil is being supported by the OPEC+ deal to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day. U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran also continue to tighten the commodity's fundamentals.
Tractor Supply (TSCO) gains from its robust store-growth and omni-channel efforts. However, higher costs are weighing on margins, which is a concern.
Kinder Morgan’s Q1 Results Were a Mixed Bag for Investors(Continued from Prior Part)Kinder Morgan’s debtIn this part, we’ll discuss two negative aspects of Kinder Morgan’s (KMI) Q1 results. The first is the rise in its net debt. Kinder
What Helped Your Energy Portfolio Overcome Oil's Weakness?US crude oil moved lower this weekOn April 17, US crude oil June futures fell 0.5% and settled at $63.87 per barrel. Profit-booking and the small decline in the S&P 500 Index (SPY) might
Investment in the US shale oil industry continues to fall, production growth is slowing and the balance of spending is shifting to other parts of the world, the oilfield services group Schlumberger has said. Paal Kibsgaard, chief executive, said he “the higher cost of capital, lower borrowing capacity, and investors looking for increased returns” in the US shale industry would mean that exploration and production companies would have to limit spending on new wells to what they could cover from their cash flows, cutting total expenditure by about 10 per cent. Mr Kibsgaard was speaking as Schlumberger, which is the world’s largest listed oilfield services group, reported earnings per share of 30 cents for the first quarter of 2019, in line with analysts’ expectations but down 21 per cent from the equivalent period of 2018.
Kinder Morgan’s Q1 Results Were a Mixed Bag for InvestorsKMI’s earnings rose Kinder Morgan (KMI) reported its first-quarter results after the markets closed yesterday. The first positive thing about Kinder Morgan’s Q1 results is that its EPS
United Rentals Rose ~7%, Q1 Earnings Beat EstimatesUnited Rentals United Rentals (URI) stock rose ~7% during after-hours trading on April 17. The company announced strong first-quarter results. United Rentals’ top and bottom lines beat
Chrysaor, the private-equity backed UK oil company, has bought the North Sea assets of US energy major ConocoPhillips in a $2.7bn deal that will catapult it into the top ranks of producers in the region. The acquisition of Conoco’s North Sea assets is the biggest in the exploration and production sector outside of the US this year, and will add approximately 72,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day to Chrysaor’s output. Phil Kirk, Chrysaor chief executive, has laid out ambitious plans to become one of the largest producers in the ageing basin since its $3bn deal two years ago to acquire a host of Royal Dutch Shell’s old assets.
Investing.com - The U.S. first-quarter earnings season has gotten off to a strong start so far. According to FactSet, more than 78% of the S&P; 500 companies that have reported until now have topped analyst expectations, easing worries of an earnings recession.
In Tamil Nadu, a small breakaway group, called Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam, is attempting to make inroads in one district by promising to shutter a copper smelter run by mining giant Vedanta Ltd. due to pollution concerns. Vedanta denies that the factory has been a polluter, but the new party is resonating with local villagers, some of whom blame an ally of Modi’s ruling party for failing to act against the company owned by billionaire Anil Agarwal. “Already the smoke from the plant used to form a blanket above our heads, and any expansion at the factory would lead right up to our village borders,” said factory welder Balamurugan Marimuthu, 24, who in 2014 voted for the state’s ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party, known as AIADMK.
Will Oil Extend Its Gains following China's Latest Data Release?(Continued from Prior Part)EIA inventory data On April 17, the EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) reported a fall of 1.396 MMbbls (million barrels) in US crude oil
Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to today's value. I will be using the Discounted...
Helmerich & Payne (HP) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
Caterpillar (CAT) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.