CVX : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. Oil Investors Await 2017 Investment Plans

    January 23, 2017
    Investors will be watching Chevron's results for any changes to its 2017 investment plans.
  2. Dogs of the Dow: Why 2017 Might Be Their Year

    January 11, 2017
    With all eyes focused on the Dow's recent rally, there is one investment strategy that couldn't care less.
  3. Trump Said He Sold Stocks to Avoid Conflicts, But Did He Really?

    December 13, 2016
    Hard to prove one way or another.
  4. Exxon-Mobil Ready to Play Catch-Up With Rival

    December 12, 2016
    Exxon-Mobil has lagged rival Chevron for the last three months but could now play catch-up and reach the 2014 bull market ...
  5. Non-OPEC Output Talks Disappoint (USO, UCO)

    December 9, 2016
    It looks less likely an OPEC agreement to freeze oil production will extend far beyond the cartel.
  6. After BP Exit, Chevron Mulls Exploring Bight (CVX)

    November 18, 2016
    After BP abandoned its plans to explore the Great Australian Bight, Chevron reaffirms interest in drilling for potential ...
  7. Chevron Pulls 1st Gas From 40-Year-Old Find (CVX)

    November 7, 2016
    Thanks to newly-deployed technologies, Chevron harvest the first natural gas from the Alder field discovered over 40 years ...
  8. 5 Stocks Commanding the Dow Bull Market (MMM, CVX)

    November 6, 2016
    Just 5 stocks—United Healthcare, 3M, Chevron, Caterpillar and IBM—are responsible for 81% of the gain in the Dow Jones Industrial ...
  9. Militants Blow Up Chevron Nigerian Pipeline (CVX)

    October 26, 2016
    A Chevron oil pipeline was bombed by a militant Nigerian group just days before an expected peace agreement.
  10. Why Oil Bankruptcies Are Backfiring (XOM, CVX)

    October 25, 2016
    The bankruptcy filings of more than 100 oil and gas companies has done little to reduce U.S. supply or bolster prices
  11. Top-Yielding S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

    October 19, 2016
    The top three S&P 500 dividend aristocrats with the highest forward dividend yield.
  12. Key Oil Data Shows Supply Still Rising (XOM, CVX)

    October 14, 2016
    The EIA increased its 2017 forecast for the U.S. oil production by 0.1 million barrels per day (mb/d) higher than in the ...
  13. Chevron Seeks $2 Billion in Gas Field Sale (CVX)

    October 13, 2016
    Chevron looks to unload its Bangladeshi natural gas fields for an estimated $2 billion due to continued pressure from weak ...
  14. Q3 Earnings: Oil and Real Estate Down

    October 3, 2016
    Analysts are expecting another lackluster quarter for earnings, falling for a sixth consecutive month.
  15. Top 5 Geothermal Power Stocks of 2016 (CVX, BRK-A)

    September 28, 2016
    Include Chevron and Berkshire Hathaway Energy among the top five geothermal power stocks, as each company produces more than ...
  16. Chevron at Cusp of Intermediate Correction

    September 19, 2016
    Chevron has turned lower after failing to pierce major resistance above 100 and could descend into the 80s in coming months. ...
  17. Chevron's Rainforest Controversy Continues (CVX)

    September 15, 2016
    A mediagenic conflict between Ecuadorian activists on the one hand and the oil giant Chevron on the other continues to capture ...
  18. Most Profitable Natural Gas Companies of 2016 (XOM, RDS-A)

    September 9, 2016
    The five most profitable natural gas companies are diverse energy producers whose businesses have struggled thanks to falling ...
  19. Could a Carbon Tax a Work?

    August 31, 2016
    Nobel laureate and Clinton adviser is pushing for a national tax on carbon dioxide emissions. Could a carbon tax work?
  20. Top 5 Oil and Gas Stocks of 2016 (CVX, BP)

    August 27, 2016
    Learn about the top five oil and gas stocks of 2016, their historical performances during the oil bear market and why they ...
  21. Louisiana Works to Protect Energy Infrastructure (COP, CVX)

    August 19, 2016
    Supported by oil industry, the state is taking aggressive measures to contain the imminent threat of damage to its energy ...
  22. America's Top CEOs and Their College Degrees

    August 15, 2016
    You might expect all of America's top CEOs to have a business degree from an Ivy League school, but they hail from a variety ...
  23. Are Conditions Improving for Oil Companies? (CVX, XOM)

    August 14, 2016
    Moody’s last week revised their credit outlook for the oil sector to stable from negative.
  24. Chevron Reprieve on $8.6 Billion Ecuador Fine (CVX)

    August 9, 2016
    Despite this legal victory, the legal case against Chevron for its pollution of the Ecuadorian rainforest is probably far ...
  25. Chevron to Sell Up to $5 Billion of Asian Assets (CVX)

    August 5, 2016
    Chevron is said to plan the sale of up to $5 billion in Asian assets as part of $10 billion in divestments to raise cash ...
  26. Chevron's Q2 Loss Blamed on $2.8B Charge (CVX)

    July 29, 2016
    A $2.8 billion charge in the second quarter wiped out all of Chevron's profits, leading to its largest quarterly loss since ...
  27. Earnings Will Test Chevron and Exxon-Mobil Rallies

    July 25, 2016
    Chevron and Exxon-Mobil performance should track broad equity indices in coming months rather than commodity gyrations.
  28. Top 5 Corporate Donors in Energy (XOM, CVX)

    July 23, 2016
    The largest corporate donors from the energy sector in 2015 include companies that substantially increased their giving despite ...
  29. Behind Chevron's 71% Rise in 10 Years (CVX)

    July 13, 2016
    Analyze Chevron's historical price movements to determine which factors have influenced returns. Examine the effects of crude ...
  30. US Oil Sector Pre-Earnings Analysis

    July 13, 2016
    Analysts expect oil refiners to do best and upstream crude producers to do worst this earnings season.
  31. Chevron Expanding Production in Kazakhstan

    July 6, 2016
    Is this the right time to be investing in oil projects?
  32. Top 3 Mutual Fund Holders of Chevron Corp (CVX, VTSMX)

    July 6, 2016
    Discover the top three largest mutual fund holders of Chevron shares, and determine if their investment strategies can improve ...
  33. A Look Inside the iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY, CVX)

    July 6, 2016
    As of July 1, the DVY consisted of 97 individual stocks with the utilities sector accounting for about 33% of the overall ...
  34. Can Exxon, Chevron Repeat Strong First-Half Gains? (XOM, CVX)

    July 5, 2016
    Exxon made a new 52-week high Friday, reaching a two-year high of $93.98, while Chevron made its 52-week high on Thursday, ...
  35. British Petroleum Caught In Brexit's Maelstrom (BP, XOM)

    June 27, 2016
    British Petroleum now faces its biggest economic challenge since the Deep Horizon Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010
  36. Why E&P ETFs Are Trading Like Oil at $80 (RDS-A, CVX)

    June 9, 2016
    Learn why oil exploration and production ETFs are trading as if oil is $80 a barrel. Discover how investors can profit from ...
  37. Chevron: a Better Buy Than Rival Exxon-Mobil (CVX, XOM)

    June 2, 2016
    Chevron has rallied into a stronger technical position than its rival and pays a higher dividend, making it a better buying ...
  38. Exxon, Chevron Decline on OPEC Quota Failure (XOM, CVX)

    June 2, 2016
    Oil prices were declining Thursday after OPEC member countries couldn't strike an agreement to put a cap on oil production ...
  39. Stay Defensive with Your Summer Portfolio

    May 28, 2016
    With odds of a rate hike increasing, and an election in November, investors should look to rotate towards the defensive sectors ...
  40. ETF Investing: XLE Energy Sector vs. Defensive Sectors

    May 24, 2016
    Analyze XLE relative to defensive sector ETFs to determine if it is a long opportunity. Learn how energy prices have impacted ...
  41. The Top 3 Chevron Shareholders (CVX)

    May 22, 2016
    Learn about the major shareholders, including individuals, institutional investors and mutual funds, of Chevron Corporation ...
  42. The Share Buyback Report: The Energy Sector (XOM, CVX)

    May 18, 2016
    Examine historical share repurchase data for the energy sector. Review buyback activity over time, and find out which companies ...
  43. Chevron Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (CVX)

    May 16, 2016
    Chevron will send its dividend payment on June 10 to shareholders of record as of May 19.
  44. Big Oil Has Biggest Debt Sale of 2016 (CVX)

    May 10, 2016
    Monday was the second busiest day for new bond issues in 2016.
  45. Chevron Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (CVX)

    May 8, 2016
    Learn about several utilities and other companies that serve as important customers for Chevron's natural gas and refined ...
  46. Chevron Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (CVX)

    May 7, 2016
    Learn the nuances of multiple metrics that measure a firm's equity and debt capitalization, while determining Chevron's own ...
  47. Dividend Payout vs. Dividend Growth: Which Ratio Should You Prefer? ...

    May 3, 2016
    Learn why growth investors should focus on dividend payouts, and which large-company stocks are capable of sustaining earnings ...
  48. 3 Best Dividend-Paying Energy ETFs (XLE, IXC)

    May 3, 2016
    Find out the best dividend-paying exchange-traded funds in the energy sector, and why the best funds do not always have the ...
  49. The 3 Largest Energy ETFs (XLE, VDE)

    May 2, 2016
    Find out which exchange-traded funds are the largest in the energy sector in terms of assets under management, and discover ...
  50. Exxon's Q1 Profit Plunge 63%, Chevron Posts Loss (XOM, CVX)

    April 29, 2016
    Neither Exxon or Chevron is going away anytime soon, given their competitive advantages of having diversified business between ...
  51. Chevron Stock: An Earnings Case Study (CVX)

    April 29, 2016
    Examine Chevron's recent, historical and forecast earnings, and find out how falling oil prices have impacted CVX's revenue ...
  52. Chevron Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (CVX)

    April 28, 2016
    Discover which companies are some of the biggest suppliers to Chevron and depend on their relationships with the company ...
  53. Exxon Mobil Stock: An Earnings Case Study (XOM)

    April 28, 2016
    Explore the recent earnings history of Exxon Mobil. What factors are influencing profits and what do analysts expect for ...
  54. Chevron Earnings Coming Up, What to Expect? (CVX)

    April 28, 2016
    Despite the projected loss, Chevron's year-to-date stock gains highlights how forgiving investors have become when it comes ...
  55. BP Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers

    April 28, 2016
    Take a look at a handful of companies in the oil and gas industry that supply products and services in support of BP's worldwide ...
  56. The 5 Biggest Oil Bankruptcies of All Time (CVX, OGXP3.SA)

    April 25, 2016
    Learn about the five largest bankruptcies in the oil industry. With oil prices in a slump and a global oversupply of oil, ...
  57. The Top 5 Companies Paying Dividends (JNJ, XOM)

    April 25, 2016
    Explore analyses of the top five dividend-paying companies, and learn about their trailing 12-month dividend payouts and ...
  58. Why Saudi Arabia Just Issued $10 Billion in Bonds

    April 21, 2016
    Saudi Arabia has issued a $10 billion bond to global banks. The decision is part of a broader effort by the nation to liberalize ...
  59. Chevron CEO Receives 15% Pay Cut (CVX)

    April 8, 2016
    Chevron's stock has held up relatively well, given the constant doom-and-gloom with oil prices. And Watson has been a reason ...
  60. (XLE) The ETF Attracting Millions in 2016

    March 25, 2016
    Find out why the Energy Select Sector ETF has experienced hundreds of millions of dollars of inflows in the first three months ...
  61. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (FSENX)

    March 25, 2016
    Discover the portfolio trends in Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio and learn how it's positioned to grow with the rebound ...
  62. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (VGENX)

    March 24, 2016
    Evaluate the composition of the Vanguard Energy Fund, and study how the fund's makeup has evolved between March 2015 and ...
  63. 4 Best Dividend-Paying U.S. Equity ETFs (HDV)

    March 24, 2016
    Find out which U.S. equity dividend-paying exchange-traded funds are the best for dividend yield, total return performance ...
  64. Chevron's Gorgon Project Begins LNG Exports (CVX)

    March 22, 2016
    The LNG project has also been costly for Chevron, climbing from an estimated $37 billion in 2009 to current levels of $54 ...
  65. The 5 Biggest Energy Stocks in the S&P 500 ETF (SPY, XOM)

    March 21, 2016
    Explore the 5 largest energy sector holdings in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF. Find out how much each stock contributes to the ETF ...
  66. A Better Buy: Exxon Mobil or Chevron?

    March 21, 2016
    Exxon Mobil and Chevron's long-term outlooks look promising but its best to buy on pullbacks to rising lows trendlines.
  67. (XLE) Energy SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 16, 2016
    Discover the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund and its top five holdings that are Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Schlumberger, EOG Resources ...
  68. Energy Sector: Industries Snapshot (XLE, XOM)

    March 15, 2016
    Discover the two industries that form the energy sector of the S&P 500 index, and learn which companies may be the right ...
  69. Drill Baby Drill (CVX, XOM)

    March 15, 2016
    Few people remember the name Standard Oil. However, we can recognize its children named Chevron and ExxonMobil.
  70. How Total Has Total Coverage of Oil & Gas Market

    March 15, 2016
    Total S.A., one of the Big 6 international petrochemical companies, is genius in its ability to see lucrative markets before ...
  71. Analyzing Petroleo Brasileiro's Return on Equity (PBR, XOM)

    March 13, 2016
    Analyze the return on equity (ROE) of Petroleo Brasileiro, and identify the key factors that have driven the company's ROE ...
  72. The 3 Riskiest Oil ETFs for 2016 (CVX, XOM)

    March 12, 2016
    Discover the characteristics of the riskiest oil ETFS in 2016. Opportunities may exist, but are only for the most risk-tolerant ...
  73. Analyzing Chevron's Return on Equity (CVX, XOM)

    March 7, 2016
    Learn why Chevron's ROE has fallen in recent years as oil prices have declined and the company's large capital spending projects ...
  74. Looking to Invest in Oil? Try the Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE, XOM)

    March 7, 2016
    Learn how to invest in ETFs to gain exposure to the oil sector without having to deal with the challenges inherent in investing ...
  75. The World's Top 10 Natural Gas Companies (XOM, OGZPY)

    March 1, 2016
    Read about the 10 companies that combined to produce about 105 billion cubic feet of natural gas in 2014, about 30% of the ...
  76. Chevron Shares to Trade Ex-Dividend (CVX)

    February 15, 2016
    Although I don't expect Chevron to suspend its yield in the near future, cutting costs absent of meaningful growth won't ...
  77. The Top 5 Oil and Gas Stocks for 2016 (XOM, BP)

    February 9, 2016
    Read detailed analyses of the top five oil and gas stocks, and learn why they may be poised to rise in 2016 after a dismal ...
  78. Watch This ETF For Signs Of A Reversal (BCX)

    February 9, 2016
    Trying to determine if the commodity markets are ready for a bounce? Take a look at the analysis of this ETF to find out ...
  79. 4 Energy Stocks for Income Seekers in 2016 (COP, CVX)

    February 4, 2016
    Discover four energy companies that could maintain or even increase their dividends in 2016, making them the best investments ...
  80. Will Oil Fall Beneath $30 per Barrel?

    January 12, 2016
    The ongoing collapse in the price of oil continues today as the price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude ...
  81. The Top 5 Large-Cap Oil Stocks for 2016 (SLB, CVX)

    January 5, 2016
    Read about large-cap oil companies that could recover in 2016. Learn about why oil prices fell so dramatically during 2014 ...
  82. 3 Income-Oriented Investments That are Top Bets for Retirement ...

    December 31, 2015
    Discover the three best income investments for 2016. Learn how to protect yourself and profit from Federal Reserve interest ...
  83. The Top 5 Large-Cap Natural Gas Stocks for 2016

    December 18, 2015
    Learn the top five large-cap natural gas companies with the potential to grow in 2016. Discover each company's growth opportunities ...
  84. Will Lifting The U.S. Export Ban Affect Oil Prices?

    December 16, 2015
    The United States is expected to repeal an oil export ban next Thursday. Will it make a difference to international oil prices? ...
  85. This is How Much Oil Companies Make

    December 15, 2015
    Learn about how much money some oil companies make. Understand how oil company earnings are highly correlated to the prices ...
  86. 3 Oil Companies Still Making Money with Current Oil Prices

    December 15, 2015
    Find out about three of the major oil companies that have continued to record profits despite low oil prices, which have ...
  87. The Top 5 Dividend Paying Oil Stocks for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the top five dividend-paying oil companies for 2016 and what factors contribute to their ability to continue dividend ...
  88. Chevron's 3 Key Financial Ratios (CVX)

    December 8, 2015
    Learn about key financial ratios for Chevron. See how the company is paying a decent dividend yield and has manageable debt ...
  89. 3 Blue Chip Stocks with Fat Dividends

    December 7, 2015
    Discover what factors go into determining a great dividend stock, and learn about three large, stable companies that offer ...
  90. What Chevron Hopes to Find in its Exploration of the Great Australian ...

    November 24, 2015
    Learn about Chevron's agreements that allow the oil company to explore the Great Australian Bight and the state of current ...
  91. How Oil and Ethanol Combine to Make Valero Rich (VLO, PSX)

    November 12, 2015
    Despite a lagging oil sector, Valero continues to have good results with its ethanol and oil refinery businesses.
  92. Parabolic SAR Buy Signals in Beaten Down Stocks (ABBV, CVX)

    November 2, 2015
    These four stocks recently flashed a Parabolic SAR buy signal after declining for some time. Should you be looking for more ...
  93. Chevron to Lay Off 6000-7000 Employees

    November 2, 2015
    The second largest oil producer in America, Chevron Corp., on Monday unveiled a cost cutting strategy to lay off more than ...
  94. 3 Energy Market Clues From Big Oil's Earnings

    October 30, 2015
    Here are three things that the Exxon and Chevron earnings tell you about the state of the energy markets.
  95. The Biggest Companies in Silicon Valley (AAPL, GOOGL)

    October 30, 2015
    Understand what types of companies are the most successful in Silicon Valley. Learn about the top six largest Silicon Valley ...
  96. Chevron Stock: A Dividend Analysis (CVX)

    October 27, 2015
    Discover a detailed analysis of Chevron's dividend policy, and learn about the dividend policies of its competitors Exxon ...
  97. Are Oil Stocks Safe for Retirees? (CVX, SDRL)

    October 21, 2015
    Learn how retirees might want to consider oil stocks for their portfolios because of strong dividends. Understand the risks ...
  98. New Chevron Refinery Makes It the Leader in Lubricant Base Oils ...

    October 16, 2015
    Learn how Chevron's new Pascagoula refinery plant for the production of base oil lubricants will likely improve its bottom ...
  99. 3 Resilient Oil Stocks for a Down Market (XOM, CVX)

    October 9, 2015
    Stuck on oil? Take a look at these six stocks—three that present risk vs. three that offer some resiliency.
  100. Analyzing the Future of Oil Prices: When Should You Invest? (BP, ...

    September 28, 2015
    In January, oil bottomed out at less than half its price in June. What caused the plunge, and how should long-term investors ...
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