BHI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. General Electric Earnings on Tap: What to Expect

    January 19, 2017
    Wall Street doesn't appear keen on GE's move to combine its industrial business with that of Baker Hughes.
  2. New Details Emerge on Baker/Goldman Fracking Venture

    January 13, 2017
    New details emerge regarding the joint fracking venture between Baker Hughes, Goldman Sachs, and CSL.
  3. New Details About GE/Baker Merger Released (BHI)

    December 7, 2016
    Details about the financial underpinnings of the GE/Baker Hughes merger are beginning to filter out.
  4. Baker Hughes Hits Yearlong Highs on GE Deal (BHI)

    November 28, 2016
    After news of a planned merger with GE's oil and gas business was announced, Baker Hughes share prices take off and exceed ...
  5. Is a New Oil Boom Underway? (GE, BHI)

    November 1, 2016
    Profit gusher: As GE and Baker Hughes form a new giant, the price of oil leases in West Texas is hitting record levels. Is ...
  6. Why Are Stocks Falling Despite Good News? (GE, BHI)

    November 1, 2016
    Despite generally positive corporate earnings reports, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been down for three straight ...
  7. Oil Rigs Fall for First Time in 4 Months (BHI)

    October 31, 2016
    Baker Hughes says the number of oil rigs operating in the US has fallen for the first time in four months.
  8. Is a New Oil M&A Boom Underway? (GE, BHI)

    October 31, 2016
    Profit gusher: While the GE-Baker Hughes deal grabs headlines, a rash of smaller deals is pushing the price of West Texas ...
  9. General Electric, Baker Hughes Eye Deal (GE, BHI)

    October 31, 2016
    General Electric Co. (GE) and Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) are pursuing a merger that could provide long-lasting benefits for ...
  10. General Electric to Merge Oil and Gas Business With Baker Hughes ...

    October 31, 2016
    General Electric is looking to capitalize on the recovery in the energy market.
  11. Baker Shutters North Sea Office in Scotland (BHI)

    October 27, 2016
    Baker Hughes is closing an office in Scotland to consolidate its North Sea operations.
  12. Baker Hughes Up 5% on Q3 Adj Earnings Beat (BHI, XES)

    October 25, 2016
    Baker Hughes beats analysts' expectations despite reporting a loss in Q3.
  13. What to Expect From Baker Hughes Q3 Earnings (BHI)

    October 21, 2016
    Baker Hughes reports 3Q earnings next week, following Halliburton and Schlumberger.
  14. Oil Companies Decline in Q3 (COP, NOV)

    October 17, 2016
    According to the latest analysis, three big oil companies are going to lose over $100 million this quarter. Conoco, Varco ...
  15. Rig Count Recovers According to Baker Hughes (BHI)

    September 30, 2016
    According to a report released Friday by Baker Hughes, 11 new oil rigs were brought into service this week. That brings the ...
  16. Baker Hughes Makes Big Plans in Venezuela (BHI)

    September 29, 2016
    Baker Hughes announced it was teaming up with Y&V and the Venezuelan government to tap more than 200 new wells in the Orinoco ...
  17. Halliburton Stuck In Neutral After Failed Merger

    September 26, 2016
    Broad rotational strategies have limited the negative impact of Halliburton's failed merger with Baker Hughes.
  18. Oil Rigs on the Rise in Latest Baker Report (BHI)

    September 12, 2016
    The Baker Hughes rig report is in, and it shows energy producers hit hard by tumbling oil prices. But the future could be ...
  19. Halliburton Headed Higher Despite Failed Merger

    August 22, 2016
    Halliburton should continue to gain ground into 2017 despite a weakened cash position after its failed Baker Hughes merger.
  20. Baker Hughes Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday (BHI)

    August 3, 2016
    Baker Hughes will send its dividend payment on August 19 to shareholders of record as of August 8.
  21. Baker Hughes Stock Climbs Despite Wider Loss

    July 28, 2016
    The rise in its share price, likely driven by the beat on the top line, would suggest that investors believe that the company's ...
  22. Baker Hughes Rig Count: Analyzing Trends in 2016 (BHI)

    July 21, 2016
    Review Baker Hughes' rig count to identify trends in oil production. Find out what rig count and crude oil mix indicate about ...
  23. Halliburton Q2 Earnings on Tap: What to Expect

    July 18, 2016
    With North America still suffering from weak production spending ? how fast can Halliburton cut costs to offset the decline?
  24. 16 Recently Upgraded Stocks (APD,ALXN,ADP,BHI)

    July 13, 2016
    These 16 stocks were recently upgraded, which usually leads to bullish action.
  25. Halliburton, Baker Hughes Downgraded by Moody's (HAL, BHI)

    June 6, 2016
    Shares of both energy giants closed higher Friday even though both companies received downgrades in their credit rating by ...
  26. Judge: Staples and Office Depot Blew It at Trial

    May 18, 2016
    If there's anyone to blame for the failure of the merger between Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot (NASDAQ: ODP), ...
  27. Why Do Some Failed Mergers Result in Break-Up Fees?

    May 12, 2016
    When mergers go bad, there's often a break-up fee involved of as high as 3-5% of the value of the proposed merger.
  28. Oakmark Equity And Income Portfolio Trends in 2016 (OAKBX)

    May 10, 2016
    Discover the Oakmark Equity & Income Fund, its portfolio trends in 2016 and the manager who has been at the helm for over ...
  29. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Is It Better To Be a Stockholder or Bondholder? ...

    May 9, 2016
    Discover why energy companies are struggling to stay solvent, while examining the basics of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and its ...
  30. Baker Hughes Says Rig Counts Are Still Falling

    May 6, 2016
    The dramatic slowdown in the energy sector continued in April: Oil field industry services player Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHI) ...
  31. Halliburton to Pay Big Breakup Fee to Baker Hughes

    May 3, 2016
    That's going to leave a mark. As a consequence of Halliburton's failed attempt to acquire rival Baker Hughes, the oil industry ...
  32. Halliburton Stock Surges Ahead of Earnings (HAL, BHI)

    May 2, 2016
    HAL shares have surged more than 21% year-to-date and are up almost 50% since falling to their 52-week low of $27.64 in January. ...
  33. Baker Hughes at Crossroads After Failed Merger (BHI, HAL)

    May 2, 2016
    Baker Hughes needs to trade forcefully above 50 to break long-term resistance and enter a new uptrend.
  34. How Baker Hughes Will Use $3.5B Breakup Fee from Halliburton

    May 2, 2016
    Baker Hughes will use the $3.5 billion Halliburton break-up fee to improve its capital structure
  35. Halliburton Pre-Announces Q1 Earnings (HAL, BHI)

    April 25, 2016
    How high the stock goes from here will be based on how quickly Halliburton can shift its focus from merely saving on costs ...
  36. Is Halliburton Better Off Without Baker Hughes? (HAL, BHI)

    April 11, 2016
    The analysts believe, despite Halliburton's efforts of appeasing regulators to green-light the Baker Hughes deal, Halliburton ...
  37. Fears of Blocked Baker Hughes Deal Pressures Halliburton (HAL, ...

    April 5, 2016
    Having federal regulators essentially say "this deal will happen over my dead body" would be a major blow to Halliburton.
  38. Analyzing Halliburton's Return on Equity (HAL, BHI)

    March 6, 2016
    Analyze Halliburton's 2015 return on equity (ROE). Find out how profitability, leverage and asset turnover impact ROE and ...
  39. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Halliburton Stock

    October 20, 2015
    Read about the primary business and political risks facing Halliburton Company, one of the largest energy services companies ...
  40. Fracking and Other Oil Drilling Tech: A Primer

    August 7, 2015
    Well-stimulation technologies have fundamentally changed the market through their recent widespread adoption in North America. ...
  41. Rig Counts Rise Despite Falling Oil Prices (BHI, HP)

    July 30, 2015
    Oil prices are down over 20% from their June high of $61 a barrel, but oil drillers are pumping up the volume, increasing ...
  42. Does Halliburton Have an Anti-Trust Problem? (BHI, HAL)

    July 28, 2015
    If rumor proves true, oil industry services giant Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) could have a big problem with its $35 billion ...
  43. Oil Slump? Buy Discounted Oil Service Company Stocks

    February 10, 2015
    The challenging market created by the oil price slump is creating opportunities to buy oil service stock at a steep discount.
  44. Breaking Down the Halliburton Baker Hughes Deal

    December 18, 2014
    Halliburton is using a downturn to get bigger and stronger in the long term, and the company is getting Baker Hughes at a ...
  45. The Difference Between Oil Services And Refiners

    October 22, 2014
    Oil service companies and refiners both play an important role in the oil industry, but they tend to profit more in opposite ...
  46. CAPEX Spending In The Energy Sector Keeps On Growing

    January 31, 2014
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  47. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  48. September Rail Data - Coal Still Weak, Are Industrials Next?

    October 10, 2012
    Is slowing industrial demand something to worry about?
  49. Weatherford Has To Be Better

    July 25, 2012
    Weatherford is cheap, but not without good reason.
  50. Upcoming Energy Events You Should Know This Week

    July 17, 2012
    This will be an interesting week for investors as the earning season starts with two large oil service companies.
  51. Whiting Petroleum: Right Place, Right Time, Right Type

    April 29, 2011
    Whiting's shortfall this quarter is a buying opportunity for aggressive investors.