By Blackstone Equity Research : BP plc ( BP ) is a giant in the energy sector. Since the Gulf of Mexico incident in 2010 the company faced many challenges. The current situation is a combination of the company's growth strategy and macro-economic factors has made it ambiguous for an investor to ...
By Aristofanis Papadatos : Total S.A. ( TOT ) has consistently and pronouncedly underperformed Exxon Mobil ( XOM ) and Chevron ( CVX ) during the last decade. The most prevalent reason for its underperformance has been its markedly inferior performance in its earnings growth. To be sure, Total grew
S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production IEO , a market-cap-weighted portfolio of ..... average market cap of more than $20 billion, IEO has been 95% correlated with FCG over the past five years. XOP and IEO both have 30% portfolio overlap with FCG
the years,” Lance says, and “this is the layer that can last for quite some time." ETFs: XLE , ERX , OIH , VDE , ERY , FCG , DIG , XOP , DUG , GASL , FRAK , IYE , IEO , GASX , PXE , PXJ , PXI , PSCE , FXN , FENY , RYE , DDG 1 comment!
By Michael Nielsen : ABBREVIATED INVESTMENT THESIS Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF ) is significantly undervalued. An investment company called Casablanca Capital LP has proposed a plan to restructure CLF, which, if implemented, could generate substantial value for shareholders in 2014. If the
By Jeff Williams : Over the next couple of years Nat Gas prices within North America are expected to increase. The increase in price is in turn expected to increase E&P onshore capex spending. As onshore capex spending within N.A. is expected to increase in 2014, Halliburton ( HAL ) is an ...
iShares Dow Jones US Oil & Gas Exploration IEO . This fund charges a slightly higher 0 ..... Over the trailing five-year period, IEO 's performance has been 99% correlated with XOP. Furthermore, IEO 's market-cap-weighted approach results
By The Forensic Accountant : SDT's recent well production reports have been nothing but terrible news. But the stock price has also crashed. Where may it go from here? As part of a recent portfolio update, I conducted a deep technical evaluation of a set of oil and gas trusts. I took a hard look at
exploration and production.More than 60% of IEO 's portfolio possesses an economic moat ..... research of Morningstar's equity analysts, IEO currently trades at a 16% discount to our ..... Gas Exploration & Production XOP. Unlike IEO , XOP includes the vertically integrated
Hard Assets Investor submits: By Sumit Roy For the financial markets, the ramifications of the T?hoku earthquake and its aftermath are many. We already saw significant moves across asset classes, from stocks to commodities to currencies, but these short-term effects will likely soon be forgotten.