RIG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Oil & Gas Stock Roundup: Repsol to Buy Talisman in $13B Deal ...

    December 16, 2014
    Taking advantage of the crude slump, Spain's Repsol S.A. (REPYY) has agreed to buy Canada's Talisman Energy Inc. (TLM) in ...
  2. What's Keeping Oil Prices Below $100 a Barrel? - Industry Outlook

    August 21, 2014
    What's Keeping Oil Prices Below $100 a Barrel? - Industry Outlook
  3. Oil & Gas Stocks May 'Feel the Heat' - Industry Outlook

    April 29, 2014
    Oil & Gas Stocks May 'Feel the Heat' - Industry Outlook
  4. Billionaires Love These 4 High-Yielders

    April 16, 2014
    They say there is power in numbers, and when it comes to investing like the pros, that sentiment is right on the money. #-ad_banner-#One ...
  5. Rising Energy Prices Could Lead To 70% Gains With This Stock

    March 10, 2014
    Energy prices are on the move once again. Crude oil is at five-month highs and solidly above $100 a barrel. And natural gas ...
  6. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 2, 2014
    Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 2, 2014
    Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  8. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 2, 2014
    Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  9. 5 New ETFs Hit The Streets: RIGS, NFRA, CHNA, NOBL, ULST

    October 11, 2013
    Wall Street was in for some volatile sessions this week as the U.S. government shutdown weighed heavily on U.S. equities. ...
  10. Yet Another Failure Has Rigel Pharmaceuticals Almost Back To ...

    August 26, 2013
    Rigel sees yet another clinical failure from its pipeline.
  11. 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.
  12. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  13. Seadrill, Cardon IV in $222M Deal - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Seadrill Limited has entered into a deal with Cardon IV Venezuela, a joint venture between Eni SpA and Repsol SA.
  14. Oceaneering Is A Great Business, But How Much Are You Willing ...

    July 11, 2013
    Oceaneering is a great way to play the growth in offshore energy, but the market already expects big things.
  15. Seadrill Still In Motion, But Delivering Better Utilization And ...

    May 28, 2013
    Still an aggressively-run company, Seadrill offers highly leveraged exposure to the growing offshore drilling market.
  16. Hercules Offshore Seeing Better Days In The Gulf

    February 13, 2013
    Hercules Offshore has clearly rebounded strongly from the bottom of the cycle.
  17. Icahn Looks For More From Transocean

    February 7, 2013
    Fresh off a big win on Netflix, Carl Icahn is looking for a $4 dividend from Transocean as well as potential board representation. ...
  18. Can Offshore Continue To Offset Weaker Onshore Trends At National ...

    February 5, 2013
    National Oilwell Varco's orders were alright, but margins were disappointing.
  19. A Favorable Settlement Should Open The Door For Transocean To ...

    January 7, 2013
    A settlement with the DOJ is a big step forward.
  20. Transocean and Other Big Movers In Energy on January 3, 2013

    January 3, 2013
    There has been little movement in the market so far this morning. The Nasdaq is unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; ...
  21. Improving Utilization And Efficiency Should Shrink Transocean's ...

    November 7, 2012
    Transocean could be an undervalued energy play for 2013.
  22. 4 Dividend Stocks That Could Wreck Your Retirement

    October 5, 2012
    With interest rates at historic lows, retirees and other income investors are more likely than ever to fall into a dangerous ...
  23. U.S. Drilling Rig Count Dips Further - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  24. Does A Shake-Up At Seadrill Really Change Anything?

    October 3, 2012
    Seadrill's changes sound bigger than they likely are. The nature of Seadrill's management structure should mitigate some ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. Seadrill Has What Big Oil Badly Needs

    August 30, 2012
    Seadrill continues to leverage a tight market for drilling rigs.
  27. Conoco Resumes Work in Poseidon - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    Oil and gas explorer ConocoPhillips (COP) has finally resumed drilling operations in the Greater Poseidon area, off Western ...
  28. Statoil - Should You Love What The Analysts Hate?

    August 16, 2012
    Statoil is spending money today for a better tomorrow.
  29. 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 ...
  30. Will Seadrill's Aggressiveness Pay Off?

    May 16, 2012
    Seadrill is banking heavily on a multi-year boom in deepwater drilling.
  31. Land, Sea, Oil Or Gas – National Oilwell Varco Wins

    April 12, 2012
    National Oilwell Varco is a one-size-fits-all energy play.
  32. Pluck These Dividends

    April 12, 2012
    With today's current historic low rates, the opportunity to own high quality equities with bond like yields will not be a ...
  33. 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.
  34. Gulf Deepwater Drilling Flourishes

    January 26, 2012
    With BP’s oil spill behind the industry, the Gulf of Mexico continues to be reborn.
  35. It's Time To Invest In Switzerland

    October 19, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  36. When Times Are Tough, Should Investors Go Swiss?

    September 15, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  37. DryShips Still Leaking

    September 2, 2011
    The drybulk market is miserable, but DryShips is eeking through it.
  38. Dividend Yields That Just Got Juicer

    August 18, 2011
    For those companies that pay dividends, the inverse relationship between stock price and dividend yield has created some ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. Good Dividend Stocks For Patient Investors

    June 21, 2011
    These stocks sport dividends that will likely trump Treasuries by a wide margin over the next 5-10 years.
  41. Transocean's Lull Creates Buying Opportunity

    May 9, 2011
    Transocean isn't doing well now, which probably means it's time to consider buying this oil and gas stock.
  42. This HERO's Tale Unfortunately Common

    April 11, 2011
    Accusations of bribery against HERO highlight just how common these practices still are.
  43. A Strong And Noble Driller

    September 13, 2010
    Relative to its future growth potential, Noble shares look incredibly attractive.
  44. Deep Discount-To-Book Value Stocks

    August 31, 2010
    With the right company, buying at a discount-to-book value could prove fruitful.
  45. Why Transocean Will Recover

    August 5, 2010
    Transocean's stock has taken a beating since the Macondo disaster, but the quality of company should make the stock a long-term ...
  46. Ace Limited Sees Growth In Asia And Latin America

    July 20, 2010
    Ace Limited survived the bear market and recession, and is expanding into higher growth international areas.
  47. 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 ...
  48. BP Share Price A Steal?

    June 15, 2010
    BP's valuation has been unduly punished and represents a very interesting risk/reward tradeoff for brave investors.
  49. Gulf Oil Spill Collateral Damage

    May 21, 2010
    The publicly traded energy companies directly involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are well known, but other non-energy ...
  50. Companies Affected By The Oil Spill

    May 14, 2010
    Whether in a positive or a negative way, these companies are feeling the effects of the recent oil rig explosion.
  51. Transocean Far From Sunk

    May 11, 2010
    The Deepwater Horizon accident dominates the news about Transocean, but the stock's sell-off seems overdone.
  52. The Great Oil Spill Of 2010

    May 4, 2010
    The Great Oil Spill of 2010 is an environmental disaster but also has a financial impact on many publicly traded companies. ...
  53. 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? ...
  54. 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?
  55. Do As Buffett Does - Not As He Says

    April 9, 2010
    Warren Buffett sometimes breaks his own rules, but that's part of the reason for his success.
  56. Profit From The Mizzou Playbook

    February 2, 2010
    University of Missouri Business School's real money investment fund appears to be doing quite well. Here's a look at its ...
  57. 4 Promising Stocks From The Cooperman Portfolio

    November 9, 2009
    Leon Cooperman is one of the great value investors according to Forbes. We look at four stocks from his portfolio.
  58. Vantage Drilling A Ground Floor Opportunity

    September 21, 2009
    Vantage Drilling Company is a drilling company that might represent an investment opportuity for those with a higher risk ...
  59. Two Spinoffs Worth Following

    August 27, 2009
    Investment opportunities can occur when a company does a spinoff. Here are two spinoffs worth a look.
  60. Deep Offshore Rig Companies Drilling The Competition

    May 18, 2009
    The backlog of long-term contracts has helped deep offshore rig companies survive the energy sector's bear market.
  61. Convertible Securities In Today's Market

    April 30, 2009
    John Calamos, the father of convertible investing, moderated a panel on convertible bonds at the Milken Global Conference ...
  62. Rig Count Still In Free Fall

    April 7, 2009
    The North American land rig count is still dropping and until it bottoms, investors may be reluctant to get into some of ...
  63. 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? ...
  64. Five Big Bulls To Know For Friday

    April 25, 2008
    Weekly commentary on some of the biggest bulls in the market. This week features Volterra Semiconductor and Transocean Inc. ...
  65. Finding Black Gold In The Deep (ESV, NE, GSF)

    July 13, 2007
    Shallow-water drilling rates are dropping, but there is still money to be made in deep-water oil.
  66. Do It Deeper (GSF, RIG, DO, NE)

    September 1, 2006
    Despite very strong fundamentals, share in the offshore oil drillers have languished so far this year. Why are investors ...
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