PSX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Phillips 66 Beats Earnings Estimates, Misses on Revenues (PSX, ...

    November 2, 2016
    Phillips 66 announces Q3 2016 earnings and revenues that are lower than Q3 2015. No mention of plans for Dakota Access pipeline ...
  2. Analysts Cautious on Phillips 66 (PSX, BRK.A)

    October 3, 2016
    OPEC's tentative production cap agreement is lifting all oil and gas company stocks. PSX is poised to benefit if the agreement ...
  3. Q3 Earnings: Oil and Real Estate Down

    October 3, 2016
    Analysts are expecting another lackluster quarter for earnings, falling for a sixth consecutive month.
  4. Downstream Oil Companies Watch November (VLO, MPC)

    September 29, 2016
    Low crude oil prices promise profits for refiners until OPEC can reach an agreement on production limits.
  5. Downstream Oil Companies Now Watch November (VLO, MPC)

    September 28, 2016
    Low crude oil prices promise profits for refiners until OPEC can reach an agreement on production limits.
  6. PSX: Phillips 66 Dividend Analysis

    September 23, 2016
    The spinoff of the oil refining business from ConocoPhillips has benefited Phillips 66 in maintaining its earnings and dividend ...
  7. Downstream Oil Stocks Still Attractive (VLO, MPC)

    September 19, 2016
    When crude oil prices decline, refiners and transporters expect higher margins.
  8. Buffett Now Phillips 66's Top Owner (PSX, BRK.A)

    September 16, 2016
    Buffett, ever the bargain hunter, is purchasing at low prices a stock, Phillips 66, that has strong refining and other businesses
  9. Why is Warren Buffett Buying Even More Phillips 66?

    September 13, 2016
    The billionaire investor continued the process of increasing his stake in the Texas-based energy company.
  10. Phillips 66 Price Rises Amid Oil Industry Confusion (PSX)

    September 10, 2016
    Phillips 66 closed Thursday at 80.08 on signs of insider buying. (PSX)
  11. Why Has Buffett's Berkshire Upped its Stake in Phillips 66?

    August 30, 2016
    Warren Buffet's Berkshire adds to its stake in the energy company. Why has it suddenly become one of his biggest holdings?
  12. Phillips 66 vs. ConocoPhillips: Who Won (COP, PSX)

    July 24, 2016
    A look at why ConocoPhillips, once America's third-largest oil company, decided to spin off Phillips 66 in 2012.
  13. 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.
  14. Tough Times Ahead for U.S. Refiners

    July 8, 2016
    Despite increased motor travel, the summer of 2016 may not be fruitful for U.S. oil refiners. Here’s why
  15. U.S. Crude Oil Inventory Draw Down Smaller Than Expected (PSX)

    July 7, 2016
    U.S. crude oil inventories declined by 2.2 million barrels for the week ending July 1, but not enough to help refiners.
  16. 3 Reasons Why U.S. Oil Imports Are Rising (PSX, BP)

    June 12, 2016
    Explore the reasons behind increasing oil imports to the United States, despite production and inventory levels at or near ...
  17. Warren Buffet Increases Stake in Phillips 66 (PSX, BRK.A)

    June 6, 2016
    Berkshire Hathaway disclosed it had acquired 537,968 additional Phillips shares for transaction value of $43.1 million.
  18. (AM) Who are Antero Midstream Partners' Main Competitors?

    May 11, 2016
    Learn about Antero Midstream Partners, and discover the companies in the energy sector that are its main competitors. Obtain ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. Are Low-Debt Oil Companies the Best Long-Haul Bet?

    April 18, 2016
    Set on investing in oil for the long haul? Here's why companies with low debt may be your best bet.
  22. Top 5 Positions in Markel Corp's Portfolio (MKL, KMX)

    March 14, 2016
    Discover if the top five stocks in Markel Corp.'s portfolio can help boost your own portfolio performance against the volatile ...
  23. Buffet is Bargain Shopping In Oil Rout

    March 7, 2016
    Warren Buffett obviously sees value in the sector right now and investors looking to ride along with him will want to see ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. The 2016 Outlook For Oil Refiners

    February 25, 2016
    Many refiners have benefited from wide crack spreads in recent years but profits may suffer when crude oil stabilizes.
  26. Kinder Morgan Gets a Buffett Bump

    February 17, 2016
    A filing with the SEC Tuesday evening reveals that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has taken on a substantial stake in the ailing ...
  27. Is Buffett's Bet on Oil Right for You? (XOM, PSX)

    February 3, 2016
    Oil stocks are getting trounced, but Warren Buffett still likes one of them. Should you follow the leader?
  28. Warren Buffett's 2015 Portfolio Report Card (BRK.B, WMT)

    January 22, 2016
    Learn how Warren Buffett's portfolio performed in 2015. Read about an unusual position Berkshire Hathaway took in Phillips ...
  29. Are These the Best Stock Buys Right Now?

    January 20, 2016
    The market is volatile but this presents opportunities. Here are a few to consider.
  30. Are These the Top 3 Energy Stocks of 2016?

    January 7, 2016
    It won't be easy to find winning energy stocks in 2016. These might be your best bets.
  31. What Exactly Does Warren Buffett Own? (BRK.B, PSX)

    November 24, 2015
    Learn about large changes to Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. See why Warren Buffett has invested in a commodity company even ...
  32. 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.
  33. How Junk Food Earns Mondelēz $35B a Year

    October 29, 2015
    How and why Mondelēz spun off from Kraft. Where the company is going, and how it profits on multiple continents.
  34. 2 Safe and Cheap Long-Term Energy Stocks

    October 20, 2015
    Almost all energy-related stocks appear to be cheap right now. The key for long-term investors at this point in the market ...
  35. Why Phillips 66 (PSX) is a Solid Long-Term Bet

    October 12, 2015
    Here's why Phillips 66 will likely remain one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies for a long time to come.
  36. 2 Oil Stocks to Buy Right Now (PSX,TSO)

    October 1, 2015
    Can these two oil stocks buck the trend?
  37. 3 Stocks Warren Buffett Sold in Q2 2015 (PSX, NOV)

    September 25, 2015
    Learn from Warren Buffet, world-renowned investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Uncover his most recent investment decisions ...
  38. Berkshire's Bet on Phillips a Sign of Higher Oil? (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    August 31, 2015
    Is Warren Buffett betting on higher oil prices? Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) revealed last week a 58 million ...
  39. Buffett Refreshes Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    August 19, 2015
    Warren Buffett, it seems, has a go-against-the-grain view on the prospects of the cable industry and is no longer fond of ...
  40. 6 Stocks for Millennials (or Anyone)

    May 27, 2015
    Savvy Millennial investors looking for long-term winners should take a look at these stocks.
  41. Should Investors Get Into Oil Now?

    May 19, 2015
    Oil has enjoyed a steady climb after a violent plunge. Where is it going next, and how can investors profit?
  42. 4 Quality Dividend Stocks You Need to Consider

    April 22, 2015
    Looking for quality stocks that also pay dividends? Consider these four.
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. ConocoPhillips's Well-Oiled Profit Machine

    December 9, 2014
    By focusing on upstream production and farming out subsequent links in the chain, ConocoPhillips maximizes profits in a very ...
  46. In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom

    October 19, 2014
  47. In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom In Sight

    October 19, 2014
  48. The Best Way To Invest In The Hottest New Energy Export In America

    August 21, 2014
    ​​​​​​We're now more than a half decade into the shale revolution, which has completely changed the energy industry and ...
  49. Fact Sheet: What Is The Fortune 500 List?

    May 14, 2013
    The Fortune 500 is a list most have heard of but don't know much about. Here, we present the basics with a few interesting ...
  50. Valero Stockholders: Should You Keep The Spin-Off Shares?

    April 8, 2013
    Spin-off's have a history of performing well in the first months of going public, but will this be the case for Valero?
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