PTR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How is the Santa Claus Rally Doing? - Video Blog

    December 18, 2014
    With Oil and Russia, Is Santa Still Coming?
  2. PetroChina: Low Crude Price to Hamper Operations, Oil Output ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 12, 2014, we issued an updated research report on PetroChina Co. Ltd. (PTR) ??? China's largest integrated oil company.
  3. 3 Momentum Stocks Undeterred by a Shaky Market - Analyst Blog

    December 16, 2014
    These stocks look to be a great play when the market has been trapped in the vicious circle of oil trading.
  4. The iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund etf has become popular with investors seeking China exposure. Here's why.

    This ETF Offers Easy Access To China's Big Hitters

    November 26, 2014
    The iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund etf has become popular with investors seeking China exposure. Here's why.
  5. With its huge population and booming economy, China is tops for many emerging markets investors. Here's a leveraged ETF for those who want to double down.

    This Leveraged ETF Is For China Bulls

    November 25, 2014
    With its huge population and booming economy, China is tops for many emerging markets investors. Here's a leveraged ETF for ...
  6. Oil & Gas Stocks May 'Feel the Heat' - Industry Outlook

    April 29, 2014
    Oil & Gas Stocks May 'Feel the Heat' - Industry Outlook
  7. With a new year approaching, things may be turning around for Asia’s dominant economic force.

    Load Up On Chinese Stocks For 2014

    December 16, 2013
    China hasn’t exactly lived up to its promise over the past few years. However, recent economic data is pointing in the right ...
  8. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 11, 2013
    Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  9. 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
  10. ViroPharma and Other Biotech Stocks Recommended by Oppenheimer ...

    June 24, 2013
    Oppenheimer has a new team of analysts focused on biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals. And, research from the new ...
  11. Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including PetroChina Company Limited, ...

    November 30, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.4%, the S&P 500 slipping 0.2% and the Dow down 0.2%. The Oil ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Sinopec's EPS Lags Y/Y, Rev Improves - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (SNP), also known as Sinopec, reported third quarter 2012 net income of 18.25 billion ...
  14. Can Casey's Ring Up Better Cash Flow?

    September 13, 2012
    Casey's is showing solid same-store growth in a tough retailing environment.
  15. Valero to Transform Aruba Refinery - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    Valero Refining Company-Aruba N.V., a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), announced its decision to cut down operations ...
  16. Is Apple Really the Largest Company Ever?

    August 22, 2012
    Many headlines have proclaimed that Apple has broken a record for the most valuable company ever. However, this may not be ...
  17. Why I Broke Up With Chinese Stocks - Investment Ideas

    July 16, 2012
    I used to love Chinese stocks. Four years ago, I owned several in my personal portfolio. Investing in China seemed like a ...
  18. 4 Strong Stocks You Might Want To Buy

    June 29, 2012
    These promising plays would be a great addition to any investor's portfolio.
  19. TransCanada Gets Shell Pipeline Gig - Analyst Blog

    June 6, 2012
    Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDS.A) and partners have selected Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. (TRP) to ...
  20. Get Ready To Play The Growth In LNG

    May 25, 2012
    With natural gas prices continuing to stay low, the answer for many producers is exporting that bounty to emerging Asia. ...
  21. Should Investors Pull Over For TravelCenters Of America?

    May 9, 2012
    TravelCenters of America is in a tough business, but the valuation looks too low.
  22. PetroChina As Much About Politics As Performance

    March 21, 2012
    PetroChina is too dependent on government directives.
  23. Zhongpin Could Be Hog Heaven For Investors

    January 17, 2012
    Zhongpin is risky for many reasons, but potentially a big winner.
  24. Playing Athabasca's Multiple Suitors

    September 7, 2011
    With oil prices once again on the rise, unconventional fuel plays begin to make economic sense. The vast Athabasca oil shale ...
  25. Should Investors Circle Back To Cubist?

    July 19, 2011
    Cubist is hitting its targets, but it needs a more exciting pipeline.
  26. Devon Energy - Current Oil Sands Projects

    July 11, 2011
    Devon Energy has two oil sands projects in operation and plans a third project nearby. The company will be aggressive in ...
  27. Asia's Top Dividend-Paying Companies

    May 12, 2011
    One way many investors are de-risking their exposure to the U.S. economy has been through international diversification. ...
  28. ConocoPhillips' International Projects

    March 29, 2011
    ConocoPhillips has amassed a large portfolio of international properties that are scheduled for development in 2011 and the ...
  29. Liquefied Natural Gas Expands

    March 24, 2011
    The scope of the Japanese crisis has many nations wondering about how they will meet the demand for ever-increasing fuel ...
  30. Royal Dutch Shell Counting On Integrated Gas Projects

    March 23, 2011
    Royal Dutch Shell is involved with three large integrated gas projects, and needs to successfully execute on these to meet ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. Can The U.S. Switch To Natural Gas?

    August 27, 2010
    Who stands to benefit if the U.S. decides to leverage this cheap and abundant fuel source?
  33. Loading Up On Convenience Store Stocks

    June 22, 2010
    Thanks to fuel, cigarette and food sales, convenience stores offer the stable cash flows that many investors seek.
  34. If You Can't Beat 'Em, Buy 'Em

    April 15, 2010
    Are a few deals the herald for a wave of M&A activity in energy?
  35. Venture Capital Plugs Back In To Cleantech

    April 13, 2010
    Venture capital is growing in the cleantech sector once again. Find out how to play on this trend in your portfolio.
  36. International Inflation Protection

    March 29, 2010
    Protect against inflation with TIPS, gold and natural resource rich export nations.
  37. Big Oil Earnings On Tap

    October 27, 2009
    This earnings preview of major oil companies is interesting, when compared to the same quarter last year.
  38. $2 Natural Gas?

    August 24, 2009
    Oil and natural gas have parted ways, and it doesn't look like natural gas will be recovering in the near future.
  39. 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. ...
  40. International Large Cap Bets

    July 9, 2009
    Often, investors exchange growth for additional safety by investing in the largest and safest blue chip names.
  41. Casey's General Stores Stay Hungry

    June 17, 2009
    Casey’s continues to demonstrate it can grow profits in what is a challenging business even during the best of economic times. ...
  42. To Hedge Or Not To Hedge - That Is The Question

    February 23, 2009
    The exploration and production industry lock in the price of its product to lower the volatility of earnings.
  43. China ETFs Move With The Market

    October 13, 2008
    China's ETFs responded to the rate cuts Monday and moved with the market. Can this momentum continue?
  44. Going Global With New State Street ETFs (GAF, GUR, GMM)

    April 11, 2007
    Six new ETFs introduced by State Street open the doors to areas that were unattainable through ETFs in the past.
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