ESV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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 ...
  2. Transocean Still Has Plenty To Prove, But The Valuation Isn't ...

    August 8, 2013
    Today's Transocean isn't the Transocean of years past, but it still looks undervalued on its own merits.
  3. U.S. Rig Count Falls by 11 - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    Number of rigs searching for oil and gas in U.S. was down by 11 from the previous week to 1,748.
  4. Ensco Still at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    We reaffirmed our Neutral recommendation on Ensco plc on Jun 24, 2013.
  5. Natural Gas Rig Count: A New 18-Yr Low - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Number of rigs searching for natural gas in U.S. fell to their lowest level since Jun 16, 1995.
  6. U.S. Rig Count Falls by 6 - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Number of rigs searching for oil and gas in U.S. was down by 6 from the previous week to 1,765.
  7. Energy CAPEX Spending Surges

    June 7, 2013
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  8. A Favorable Settlement Should Open The Door For Transocean To ...

    January 7, 2013
    A settlement with the DOJ is a big step forward.
  9. ENSCO and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on December 27, ...

    December 27, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.7%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.8% and the Dow has declined 0.6%. The ...
  10. Early Research Calls

    November 28, 2012
    New York, November 28th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Akamai ...
  11. Early Research Calls

    November 28, 2012
    New York, November 28th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Akamai ...
  12. ENSCO Among Energy's Biggest Movers on November 8, 2012

    November 8, 2012
    The Nasdaq has declined 0.5%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow is trading down 0.2%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  13. Improving Utilization And Efficiency Should Shrink Transocean's ...

    November 7, 2012
    Transocean could be an undervalued energy play for 2013.
  14. Devon Energy and More Big Movers in Energy on August 29, 2012

    August 29, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow is unchanged so far today. The energy ...
  15. TOTAL S.A. (ADR) and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves

    July 27, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is up 1.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.1% and the Dow has climbed 0.8%. The energy ...
  16. Nabors Sees a Dip in 2Q Results - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Oil and gas driller Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) expects its second quarter results to fall short of the market projections, ...
  17. Growth Stocks To Watch

    June 1, 2012
    When a company achieves quality growth, it will almost always create value. The key for an investor is to not overpay for ...
  18. Will Seadrill's Aggressiveness Pay Off?

    May 16, 2012
    Seadrill is banking heavily on a multi-year boom in deepwater drilling.
  19. This Driller Is Where the Action Is

    March 28, 2012
    When new drilling operations launch in this new age of unconventional drilling, it pays to be at the front of the pack...like ...
  20. 7 Blue Ribbons from the Energy Patch

    March 27, 2012
    Energy is always a hard sector to sort out since there are so many specialized sectors…and when one is hitting, others ...
  21. Seadrill – The Driller For Mad Dogs And Englishmen

    November 30, 2011
    Seadrill is heavily leveraged to an offshore recovery and carries above-average risk from a disappointment.
  22. Noble Corporation - Fleet Summary

    July 4, 2011
    Noble Corporation held an analyst day recently and highlighted its large fleet of offshore rigs. The company also has 11 ...
  23. Big Dividend Growth

    May 4, 2011
    Learn more about companies that have provided dividend growth of over 35% for the last five years.
  24. Value-Creating Growth Stocks To Watch

    March 15, 2011
    When a company achieves quality growth, it will almost always create value. The key for an investor is to not overpay for ...
  25. Noble's Permit No Giant Leap For Drillers

    March 3, 2011
    Noble's permit is just one small step back towards normal.
  26. The Numbers Behind The Recent Mergers

    February 10, 2011
    By the numbers, it's still up in the air as to whether the most recent wave of mergers & acquisitions were worth the price.
  27. 3 Value-Creating Growth Stocks

    February 10, 2011
    When a company achieves quality growth, it will almost always create value. The key for an investor is to not overpay for ...
  28. Companies With Huge Profit Expectations

    December 8, 2010
    These stocks are poised to provide long-term gains for investors who are smart enough to get in on them now.
  29. A Strong And Noble Driller

    September 13, 2010
    Relative to its future growth potential, Noble shares look incredibly attractive.
  30. Drilling For Value

    July 28, 2010
    As a peer group, the major oil drilling rig contractors trade under 10 times earnings, and these earnings today are likely ...
  31. 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?
  32. Where Third Avenue Sees Value

    March 12, 2010
    Third Avenue's focus on value principles is possibly the soundest approach to investment management.
  33. The Jack-Up Market Stumbles In 2009

    December 31, 2009
    Cuts in spending by oil and gas customers meant a rough year for the jack-up rig market.
  34. Cobalt International Energy Has Lethargic Debut

    December 18, 2009
    Cobalt International Energy went public priced below its expected range. But it has a large prospect inventory to drill out ...
  35. Free Cash Flow Standouts

    November 30, 2009
    Learn why many of the best value investors ascribe more weight to cash flow than net income.
  36. Third-Quarter Energy Earnings Season Reveals Its Secrets

    November 24, 2009
    A review of third-quarter earnings season for the energy sector gives clues about trends in the economy.
  37. Offshore Drillers Get Jacked Up

    March 2, 2009
    The decent Q4 earnings put out by Rowan Drilling and Ensco were dampened by warnings of a difficult 2009 ahead.
  38. 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?
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