OXY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Trump Said He Sold Stocks to Avoid Conflicts, But Did He Really?

    December 13, 2016
    Hard to prove one way or another.
  2. Occidental Trading Ex-Dividend (OXY)

    December 9, 2016
    Occidental Petroleum began trading ex-dividend on Wednesday, sparking a plunge in share prices and creating mixed reactions ...
  3. Investors Increase Stakes in Occidental (OXY)

    November 28, 2016
    Investors boosted their stakes in Occidental Petroleum during a quarter in which it announce several big acquisitions
  4. Flexibility Key to Occidental’s Strategy (OXY)

    November 21, 2016
    Occidental Petroleum outlined their 2017 strategic spending plans at Merrill Lynch's Global Energy Conference.
  5. Top Dividend Paying Stocks in the Energy Sector

    November 16, 2016
    Three of the top dividend paying stocks in the energy sector.
  6. Occidental to Acquire Permian Basin Assets (OXY)

    November 1, 2016
    Occidental Petroleum announces $2 billion acquisition of acreage and interests in the Permian Basin.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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
  9. Occidental Enters Cleanup Agreement with EPA (OXY)

    October 6, 2016
    Occidental entered a $165 million agreement with the EPA to clean up eight miles of the Lower Passaic River.
  10. Q3 Earnings: Oil and Real Estate Down

    October 3, 2016
    Analysts are expecting another lackluster quarter for earnings, falling for a sixth consecutive month.
  11. Occidental Petroleum Corp Position Boosted (OXY)

    September 23, 2016
    Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY) saw its overall position boosted in the second quarter of 2016.
  12. Occidental Petroleum Lifts Dividend Rate (OXY)

    September 20, 2016
    Occidental Petroleum increases dividend rate, despite being downgraded by J.P. Morgan.
  13. Top 5 Petroleum Stocks of 2016 (MPC, OAS)

    September 10, 2016
    WTI crude oil prices rebounded to $50 per barrel in August 2016. Risk-tolerant investors should keep these top five petroleum ...
  14. U.S. vs. Eurozone: Comparing Smart Money Moves

    July 21, 2016
    Learn about four of the most successful market calls ever made by U.S. and European traders whose predictions triggered huge ...
  15. 5 High-Quality Oil Companies to Consider Right Now (XOM, EOG)

    May 7, 2016
    Learn about five oil companies whose long-term prospects remain positive despite the precipitous decline in crude prices ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. The 3 Best ETFs to Bet On a U.S. Shale Industry Rebound (XES, ...

    March 27, 2016
    Learn three ETF strategies and corresponding ETFs to bet on a rebound for U.S. shale oil, including indirect plays, hedging ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. Mind the GAAP: Buyer, Beware Profit 'Adjustment'

    February 25, 2016
    S&P 500 companies are reporting "adjusted" earnings that are much more enticing than their profits according to generally ...
  22. Kinder Morgan and Midstream Oil

    August 10, 2015
    Kinder Morgan, Inc. is one of the biggest players in the midstream energy sector, which involves the transportation and storage ...
  23. The Top 6 ETFs For Investing in Energy (VDE, XOM)

    August 7, 2015
    Find out which energy sector ETFs may be poised for a big future, including options for investors who want clean energy, ...
  24. 3 Reasons Kinder Morgan's Stock Could Rise (KMI, OXY)

    May 29, 2015
    Kinder Morgan's (NYSE: KMI) business is very stable as it primarily owns fee-based assets. In fact, 94% of its segment earnings ...
  25. Occidental Petroleum: No Gas Stations, No Problem

    May 1, 2015
    An in depth look at influential oil and gas company Occidental Petroleum.
  26. Why Kinder Morgan's Backlog Keeps Slipping (KMI, OXY)

    April 21, 2015
    Visible growth is one of Kinder Morgan's (NYSE: KMI) calling cards. The company boasts an $18.3 billion project backlog ...
  27. Consolidation Breakout? See These 4 Stocks

    April 3, 2015
    Watch for breakouts from these tightly-wound stocks to signal bigger moves.
  28. The Most Indebted US Oil Companies

    February 23, 2015
    The recent sharp decline in oil prices along with the industry’s high cost of operations have pushed these 10 US oil companies ...
  29. OPEC's Decision Sends Oil Stocks Lower

    December 3, 2014
    OPEC’s decision to keep oil production on cruise control has led to declining prices. Here's a look at 3 oil stocks that ...
  30. Fracking Companies: Practices, Profit Opportunities & Outlook

    September 18, 2014
    Learn about the business opportunities available to companies in the fracking, how they operate and new innovations going ...
  31. How Much Oil And Gas Will Iraq Produce?

    November 2, 2012
    The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released a study on the estimated growth potential of Iraqi oil production ...
  32. Tight Oil To The Rescue?

    June 28, 2012
    The Energy Information Administration(EIA) recently released the 2012 Annual Energy Outlook and predicts significant growth ...
  33. Exxon Mobil - 3 Facts That Might Surprise You (XOM, CVX, COP, ...

    March 13, 2012
    Exxon Mobil revealed information about the company’s operations and finances that might surprise investors.
  34. Unconventional Oil And Gas ETF Debuts

    February 17, 2012
    The Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF offers unique oil and natural gas plays for investors.
  35. Small Cap Permian Players To Watch

    December 21, 2011
    The Permian Basin will remain an active area for oil and gas exploration and development in 2012. Investors should examine ...
  36. Four ETFs For Long-Term Energy Bulls

    August 8, 2008
    Explore four ETFs that are an excellent low-cost and liquid way to play a bounce after the recent energy selloff.