PBR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Petrobras Plummets 16%, Defers Q3 Earnings Date Again - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR) declared that it has deferred its third-quarter 2014 earnings yet again.
  2. The Only Latin American Stock You Should Buy Now

    December 3, 2014
    As an American expat living in Colombia, I have had a first-hand view of the major economic changes taking place across South ...
  3. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upward 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed as U.S. data showed the economy grew more than previously forecast in the third quarter. ...
  4. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upwards 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed as U.S. data showed the economy grew more than previously forecast in the third quarter. ...
  5. Bear of the Day: Petrobras (PBR) - Bear of the Day

    September 24, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Petrobras (PBR) - Bear of the Day
  6. While it hasn’t lived up to its promise as of late, Brazil’s longer term picture is still rosy. And given its recent underperformance, now could be a perfect time to strike.

    Is There Any Samba Left In Brazil's Stocks?

    May 28, 2014
    While it hasn’t lived up to its promise as of late, Brazil’s longer term picture is still rosy. And given its recent underperformance, ...
  7. Low-Cost Emerging Market Play Could Almost Double Traders' Money

    March 6, 2014
    The energy market has been resilient as crude oil has stabilized above $100 a barrel with another recovery from recent lows. ...
  8. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 11, 2013
    Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  9. Why The Market Is Wrong About Oil -- And How You Can Profit

    August 12, 2013
    The duck-billed platypus defies all scientific reason.This beaver-tailed, otter-footed, semi-aquatic creature is the only ...
  10. New Gas Prices Help PetroChina, But Multiple Challenges Remain ...

    July 3, 2013
    A recent natural gas price hike will help PetroChina, but the company still needs to upgrade its reserve base
  11. Petrobras Will Grow, But Will It Be Profitable Growth?

    July 2, 2013
    Petrobras is looking at tremendous production growth, but also huge capital outlays.
  12. 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 ...
  13. Higher Petrobras CAPEX Spending Is Great News For FMC Technologies

    March 25, 2013
    At current prices, oil service stock FMC Technologies isn’t necessarily cheap. But as the number one supplier for the energy ...
  14. Core Labs Hikes Dividend by 14.2% - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Oilfield service company Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB) increased its quarterly common stock dividend by 14.2% to 32 cents ...
  15. Statoil Buys 25% in Espirito Santo - Analyst Blog

    December 31, 2012
    Norwegian energy major Statoil ASA (STO) has purchased a 25% participating interest from Brazilian metals and mining firm ...
  16. 5 Moves Every Investor Should Make to Prepare for the Fiscal ...

    November 14, 2012
    The presidential election is over, but another day of reckoning approaches. A "fiscal cliff" consisting of major tax increases ...
  17. Beaten Down Brazil Offers Opportunities

    October 31, 2012
    The recent market swings have opened up opportunities to add emerging market exposure and Brazil is a choice destination. ...
  18. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending Sept. 21, 2012

    September 24, 2012
    A summary of the major events in the Energy Sector impacting investors for the week ending Sept. 21, 2012.
  19. Petrobras Starts Up More Production At Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico ...

    September 24, 2012
    Petrobras has initiated production from the Chinook oil and gas field in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. This field and another ...
  20. The Market Is Already Expecting Big Things At Dril-Quip

    September 24, 2012
    Dril-Quip has an exciting order outlook, but valuations are already high.
  21. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending September 14, 2012

    September 18, 2012
    The oil and gas industry has resumed most of the Gulf of Mexico production shut-in by Hurricane Isaac and renewed its search ...
  22. Oil And Gas Spending To Exceed $1 Trillion In 2012

    September 7, 2012
    Spending is projected to exceed $1 Trillion in 2012 as the industry scours the globe to find more resources for energy consumers. ...
  23. Petrobras S.A. - ADR (PBR) - Bear of the Day

    August 30, 2012
    Following the dismal second quarter showing from Petrobras S.A. - ADR (PBR), we are downgrading the Brazilian state-run energy ...
  24. Petrobras Strikes It Rich

    August 27, 2012
    Petrobras has made additional discoveries of crude oil and natural gas in offshore Brazil, extending and confirming the huge ...
  25. Energy Sector Recap

    August 23, 2012
    A recap of events in the Energy Sector for the week ending August 17, 2012.
  26. 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.
  27. 4 Strong Stocks You Might Want To Buy

    June 29, 2012
    These promising plays would be a great addition to any investor's portfolio.
  28. Brent Surge Leads Oil Higher

    June 26, 2012
    On the back of a sharp increase in Brent futures, oil climbed higher on Tuesday. NYMEX-traded crude for August delivery added ...
  29. Statoil Hits It Big In Offshore Tanzania

    June 26, 2012
    Statoil has reported another oil and gas discovery in offshore Tanzania, continuing the streak of recent successes in this ...
  30. Petrobras Sets 5-Year Capital Plan

    June 21, 2012
    Petrobras has approved a five-year capital investment plan that will cost the company hundreds of billions from 2012 to 2 ...
  31. Eni Still Not Getting Much Love

    June 4, 2012
    Eni is making progress, but still carries a low valuation.
  32. Ideas For Investing In Emerging Markets

    June 2, 2012
    The U.S. does not exist in a bubble and the same is true for investors who have the luxury of time on their hands to absorb ...
  33. Statoil - Gulf Of Mexico Exploration

    May 29, 2012
    Statoil has designated the Gulf of Mexico as a core exploration area for the company, and will drill many wells here over ...
  34. Dumb Money and Emerging Markets

    April 27, 2012
    Sometimes it takes investors a while to figure out that things have changed—and then it takes even longer for them to alter ...
  35. A Smart Contrarian Energy Stock

    April 19, 2012
    When you have a story that most people have not taken the time to examine, there's a great chance to defy conventional wisdom ...
  36. Land, Sea, Oil Or Gas – National Oilwell Varco Wins

    April 12, 2012
    National Oilwell Varco is a one-size-fits-all energy play.
  37. Appomattox Discovery Gets Better

    April 9, 2012
    The Appomattox Discovery has even more hydrocarbon resources than originally thought, and this proves that the Deepwater ...
  38. PetroChina As Much About Politics As Performance

    March 21, 2012
    PetroChina is too dependent on government directives.
  39. Exxon Mobil - North American Portfolio Review

    March 14, 2012
    Exxon Mobil plans to spend approximately $37 billion per year from 2012 to 2016, for a total five-year spending program of ...
  40. Exxon Mobil To Increase Capital Spending

    March 13, 2012
    Exxon Mobil has set a $185 billion capital budget for the next five years, but its production growth will be minimal.
  41. 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.
  42. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  43. Cameron Waiting For The Subsea Story To Surface

    February 7, 2012
    Cameron's present is a little challenging, but the future is bright.
  44. BP Energy Outlook To 2030

    January 24, 2012
    BP expects a growth in energy demand to come from developing nations with emerging economies.
  45. Cosan Could Look A Little Sweeter In 2012

    January 4, 2012
    Cosan could be looking at renewed interest in ethanol in 2012.
  46. The Time For Emerging Markets Is Now

    December 9, 2011
    Developing market equities are trading for historically cheap amounts. Analysts predict big gains in the year ahead.
  47. Don't Forget Latin America's Consumer Story

    November 30, 2011
    Latin America's growing consumer story is often overshadowed by its commodity wealth.
  48. NuStar Energy Invests In Storage Business

    September 29, 2011
    NuStar Energy is investing heavily to expand various storage projects as it seeks to generate growth off the increase in ...
  49. Royal Dutch Shell Makes Big Move Into Biofuels

    September 22, 2011
    Royal Dutch Shell entered into a Brazilian biofuels joint venture with a local company that is a leader in this area.
  50. Petrobras Or Statoil: Which Is The Better Stock?

    September 22, 2011
    Both Petrobras and Statoil are selling for less these days. Find out which is the better stock.
  51. Industry At A Glance - Large Oil And Gas Producers

    August 30, 2011
    Major oil and gas companies offer an attractive mix of capital gains and income.
  52. Higher CAPEX Spending Makes Oil Service Stocks A Buy

    August 9, 2011
    In response to rising oil and gas prices, many E&P firms have doubled their capital spending programs to meet demand. ...
  53. Investing In Africa's Oil Bonanza

    July 29, 2011
    Africa is quickly moving to become the next oil and gas superstar nation.
  54. Going Global

    July 25, 2011
    Most investors never stray away from their home nations when it comes to portfolio construction.
  55. Ways To Invest In A Growing Brazil

    July 19, 2011
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  56. Canadian Natural Resources: International Properties

    June 20, 2011
    Canadian Natural Resources plans to explore and develop oil and gas assets in the North Sea, West Africa and South Africa ...
  57. Ethanol Wins The Battle, Not The War

    June 15, 2011
    The senate gave the U.S. ethanol subsidy a little new life this week. Which ethanol stocks win and lose?
  58. It's Time To Invest In Brazil

    April 20, 2011
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  59. Will Brazil's Government Ruin A Good Thing?

    April 5, 2011
    By exercising its golden share in Vale, Brazil's government risks ruining a company that has been a leader in its industry. ...
  60. Royal Dutch Shell Loves The Deepwater

    March 18, 2011
    Royal Dutch Shell has a large number of oil and gas projects under development in the deepwater area.
  61. Chevron: Upstream Project Review

    March 16, 2011
    Chevron is trying to increase its production growth through the development of its large inventory of upstream oil and gas ...
  62. Refining Some Profits

    February 28, 2011
    The refiners represent an opportunity for investors to add one of the few values left in the energy sector ahead of rising ...
  63. General Electric's Surprising Acquisition

    February 16, 2011
    GE's oil services division keeps a low profile, but its latest acquistion has made it more than a major player.
  64. Statoil: Bargain Or Bull Trap?

    February 11, 2011
    Statoil's dour production outlook has investors avoiding this otherwise high-quality producer.
  65. Brazillian Stocks To Watch In 2011

    December 8, 2010
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  66. Is Russia Too Cheap to Ignore?

    November 24, 2010
    Despite the attractive valuation, investing in Russia carries complex risks. Find out if this BRIC nation is an emerging ...
  67. Dresser Rand Analyst Day Review

    November 17, 2010
    Dresser Rand is set to ride the wave of oil and gas spending over the next decade as the emerging economies accelerate demand. ...
  68. Peru Oil And Gas Gains Momentum

    September 21, 2010
    Peru is getting increased attention from major and independent oil and gas companies.
  69. Ecopetrol: The Largest Oil And Gas Company You Never Heard Of

    September 14, 2010
    Ecopetrol is seeking to transform from a national oil company to a major player on the world stage.
  70. KBR Analyst Day Review

    June 29, 2010
    We'll look at some highlights from KBR's recent analyst meeting.
  71. Black Sea Sees Exploration Interest

    June 22, 2010
    Black Sea is seeing exploration interest from the oil and gas industry as the area has been under explored relative to other ...
  72. Transocean Far From Sunk

    May 11, 2010
    The Deepwater Horizon accident dominates the news about Transocean, but the stock's sell-off seems overdone.
  73. Exxon Mobil Upstream Inventory To Deliver In 2010

    March 25, 2010
    Exxon Mobil will continue to invest billions in its upstream business, and hopes to deliver annual production growth of 2-3% ...
  74. BP Outlines Strategy For 2010 And Beyond

    March 18, 2010
    BP plans to achieve 1-2% oil and gas production growth through 2015 - can it follow through on this plan?
  75. El Paso Corporation Has It All

    February 2, 2010
    El Paso is a diversified energy company with assets in pipelines and exploration and production.
  76. BP Ramps Up Oil Production

    November 25, 2009
    BP has made a major push into the Gulf of Mexico, which will help keep it as the largest producer in the area.
  77. New Oil Discoveries You Should Know

    September 14, 2009
    Peak oil people seem convinced that doom is on the way, but the industry keeps finding more oil.
  78. If Cuba Can Drill Off The Coast Of Florida, Why Can't We?

    August 4, 2009
    Cuba has allowed companies to explore off its Northern coast, closer than U.S. companies are allowed in waters under our ...
  79. 5 Solid BRIC Stocks

    July 17, 2009
    BRIC markets are predicted to outperform of the rest of 2009. Here's some solid names that are likely to lead the rally. ...
  80. New Fund Combines Hard Assets and Social Responsibility

    June 29, 2009
    A new fund called the SGM Hard Asset Fund invests in stocks with tangible assets while also adhering to socially responsible ...
  81. 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? ...
  82. Brazil’s Revolving Rags-To-Riches Story

    October 30, 2008
    In a rough year globally, Brazil looks like a compelling growth story ... again.
  83. BRIC Options Against A Falling S&P 500

    September 30, 2008
    Know your BRIC before you invest.
  84. Sizing Up Vanguard's ETFs Post Split

    September 12, 2008
    Vanguard's low cost funds offer investors an even better opportunity to invest after their split and the pullback of the ...
  85. Lessons In Portfolio Diversification - NBA Style

    August 13, 2008
    The NBA has shown fans that the future of the game lies outside the U.S. Learn how a similar world view can boost your portfolio. ...
  86. Investor Relations Counts

    June 4, 2008
    Public companies that refuse to communicate with the public are dangerous investments. We examine those that are best at ...
  87. Hot Brazilian Oil (PBR)

    November 14, 2007
    A massive offshore oil discovery promises to make Brazil an oil powerhouse. With its 65% stake, state-owned Petrobras should ...
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