DO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Companies Affected Most by Low Oil Prices

    February 13, 2015
    Low oil prices have affected many companies. Some consumers and producers who rely on oil as a key input benefit, while others ...
  2. A Presidential Order That Could Save Energy Drillers

    February 2, 2015
    In his six years in office, President Obama has stressed his support for strict environmental regulation. He has expanded ...
  3. Obama Open to Offshore Atlantic Exploration: Drillers Delighted ...

    January 28, 2015
    On Tuesday, the Obama administration put forth a proposal to allow drilling in the federally owned waters off the Atlantic ...
  4. What is the average price-to-book ratio in the oil & gas drilling ...

    January 20, 2015
    Calculating the price to book ratio for oil and gas drilling companies can provide insight for investors interested in understanding ...
  5. 3 Hot Sector Stocks for This Earnings Season - Analyst Blog

    January 19, 2015
    Investors could take advantage of the beaten down stock prices to profit from the Q4 earnings season by looking to the sectors ...
  6. Crude Slides More on Goldman Projection Cut, Investors Wary - ...

    January 13, 2015
    Goldman reduced its three-month price forecast for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) to $41 per barrel. For six-months, WTI price ...
  7. Stock Market News for January 06, 2015 - Market News

    January 6, 2015
    Benchmarks dropped sharply on Monday with energy shares leading the decline due to another slump in oil prices
  8. What Does 2015 Hold for Investors in the Oil Drilling Space? ...

    December 31, 2014
    Investors do not see an immediate rebound in the oil drilling space and expect more punishing times ahead with crude prices ...
  9. Loews' Diamond Offshore Remains Soft, Hotels on Track - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    On Dec 18, 2014, we issued an update research report on Loews Corporation (L).
  10. Bear of the Day: Loews Corp (L) - Bear of the Day

    August 6, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Loews Corp (L) - Bear of the Day
  11. 6 Energy Stocks With Heavy Insider Buying

    March 28, 2014
    Everywhere you turn these days, you'll read another story about a massive wave of insider selling taking place. For example, ...
  12. Profiting With Straddles This Earnings Season - Know Your Options

    July 2, 2013
    Profiting With Straddles This Earnings Season - Know Your Options
  13. Energy Stocks To Watch In 2013

    December 12, 2012
    Investors might want to focus on energy producers right here in the United States for 2013.
  14. Seadrill, Husky in Rig Deal - Analyst Blog

    November 14, 2012
    Norwegian oilfield service firm Seadrill Limited (SDRL) received a contract for newbuild rig West Mira from Husky Energy ...
  15. 4 Dividend Stocks That Could Wreck Your Retirement

    October 5, 2012
    With interest rates at historic lows, retirees and other income investors are more likely than ever to fall into a dangerous ...
  16. U.S. Drilling Rig Count Dips Further - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  17. Seadrill Has What Big Oil Badly Needs

    August 30, 2012
    Seadrill continues to leverage a tight market for drilling rigs.
  18. Loews Closes Renaissance Buy - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    Loews Hotels & Resorts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loews Corporation L) closed the purchase of Renaissance Hotel & ...
  19. Will Seadrill's Aggressiveness Pay Off?

    May 16, 2012
    Seadrill is banking heavily on a multi-year boom in deepwater drilling.
  20. A Look At The Baby Berkshires

    March 9, 2012
    Using value investing principals, Warren Buffet has turned Berkshire Hathaway into a model of success and made his shareholders ...
  21. Is DryShips' Shipping Business Really Worthless?

    February 28, 2012
    DryShips' shipping business is hurting, but the company may still be worth more than the valuation suggests.
  22. 3 Reasons To Own Loews

    May 12, 2011
    Since February 2009 Loews is up 111% compared to 83% for the DJ US Total Stock Market Index. Is it still a buy?
  23. Special Dividends Multiply

    May 3, 2011
    Cash is building on the balance sheets of public companies and many are declaring special dividends to return part of this ...
  24. A Strong And Noble Driller

    September 13, 2010
    Relative to its future growth potential, Noble shares look incredibly attractive.
  25. Why Transocean Will Recover

    August 5, 2010
    Transocean's stock has taken a beating since the Macondo disaster, but the quality of company should make the stock a long-term ...
  26. All Clear In Energy Services?

    April 28, 2010
    Schlumberger's management talked about a bottom in energy services, but do fundamentals matter in the face of energy prices?
  27. Deep Offshore Rig Companies Drilling The Competition

    May 18, 2009
    The backlog of long-term contracts has helped deep offshore rig companies survive the energy sector's bear market.
  28. Bargain Shopping At Loews

    February 20, 2009
    This company's big Q4 losses reveal a company ready to take advantage of the down economy and a well-priced opportunity for ...
  29. Pride International Transitions To Deep Water

    January 22, 2009
    PDE spins off its shallow water assets and takes the plunge into deep water drilling. Will it uncover shareholder returns?
  30. Do It Deeper (GSF, RIG, DO, NE)

    September 1, 2006
    Despite very strong fundamentals, share in the offshore oil drillers have languished so far this year. Why are investors ...
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