SDRL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. SeaDrill Stock Soars On Bank Repayment Agreements (SDRL)

    May 2, 2016
    Once thought to be drowning in a sea of debt, SeaDrill has been thrown several lifelines.
  2. Exxon Mobil Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (XOM, PKD)

    April 30, 2016
    Take a quick look at several key companies supplying products and services in support of Exxon Mobil's global oil and gas ...
  3. Seadrill Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (SDRL)

    April 30, 2016
    Learn more about a handful of important oil and gas operators that combine to account for more than 50% of Seadrill's annual ...
  4. Seadrill Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (SDRL)

    April 28, 2016
    Learn about a handful of key shipbuilding and offshore engineering companies that supply drilling rigs to Seadrill, a global ...
  5. Seadrill vs. Ensco: All Aboard for An Offshore Shipping Comparison ...

    April 28, 2016
    Obtain a current overview of the offshore drilling industry and a head-to-head comparison of Seadrill and Ensco, two of the ...
  6. BP Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers

    April 28, 2016
    Take a look at a handful of companies in the oil and gas industry that supply products and services in support of BP's worldwide ...
  7. SeaDrill Stock Soars With Rising Oil Prices (SDRL)

    April 13, 2016
    Investors should remain vigilant, if not a bit skeptical, that Sunday's meeting between OPEC members will result in a production ...
  8. SeaDrill Seeks Bankers to Restructure Loans (SDRL)

    April 7, 2016
    It looks as if things for SeaDrill will get a little worse before they get better.
  9. Transocean, SeaDrill, Plunge on Falling Oil Prices (RIG, SDRL)

    March 30, 2016
    Both firms make money supplying drilling services for oil and gas wells. As oil prices fall, it spells an ominous sign for ...
  10. SeaDrill Stock Plunges on New Drilling Contracts (SDRL)

    March 28, 2016
    SeaDrill's retreat last week suggests investors who had taken profits after the company had posted several weeks of gains ...
  11. The Latest Hot Stocks In Short-Selling Circles Include Twitter, ...

    March 23, 2016
    Every week, FIS' Astec Analytics provides its clients with intra-day short-selling market data. The firm's top pick from ...
  12. Why SeaDrill Stock Declined 6.25% Last Week (SDRL)

    March 21, 2016
    With so many factors beyond SeaDrill's control contributing to its recent stock gains, investors were wise to take profits ...
  13. Is Seadrill Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA? (SDRL)

    March 12, 2016
    Understand why Seadrill stock is too unstable and dependent on strong oil prices to be suitable for your traditional IRA ...
  14. Will The Spike In Seadrill's Stock Price Last? (SDRL)

    March 8, 2016
    Seadrill rose on Friday on speculation that its largest shareholder might relieve some of the company's financial burden. ...
  15. Analyzing Seadrill's Return on Equity (SDRL)

    March 5, 2016
    Learn about the factors driving Seadrill's return on equity (ROE). Find out how Seadrill's ROE compares to contract drilling ...
  16. How Oil Prices Affect Seadrill's Bottom Line (SDRL)

    March 5, 2016
    Understand how oil prices affect Seadrill's bottom line but not by directly reducing the company's revenues as happens with ...
  17. Seadrill's 3 Key Financial Ratios (SDRL)

    February 28, 2016
    Analyze the key financial ratios for the offshore drilling company Seadrill, including return on assets (ROA), net margin ...
  18. The Top 5 Oil and Gas Penny Stocks for 2016 (XCO, CHK)

    February 13, 2016
    Learn more about the oil and gas industry outlook, and discover the top five oil and gas penny stocks investors should consider ...
  19. Seadrill P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    January 13, 2016
    A quick calculation and analysis of Seadrill's P/E ratio.
  20. Are Oil Stocks Safe for Retirees? (CVX, SDRL)

    October 21, 2015
    Learn how retirees might want to consider oil stocks for their portfolios because of strong dividends. Understand the risks ...
  21. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Seadrill Stock (SDRL)

    October 14, 2015
    Learn about some of the major risks of investing in Seadrill. Discover why the company is at risk for lower revenues due ...
  22. Missing Seadrill's Dividend? Consider These Alternatives

    July 17, 2015
    Examine a number of alternative investments to Seadrill among the other prominent companies engaged in the offshore drilling ...
  23. Is It the Perfect Time To Buy Seadrill? (SDRL)

    July 15, 2015
    Seadrill's low price is enticing to many investors, but does the company have what it takes to regain its former value?
  24. Why Seadrill's Dividend Reinstatement Is Unlikely

    July 15, 2015
    Learn why Seadrill suspended its dividend payments in the latter part of 2014, and how lower crude oil prices could hurt ...
  25. 4 Factors that Make or Break Seadrill Stock

    July 14, 2015
    Learn what factors impact the stock price for Seadrill, including crude oil prices, dividend payments, quarterly revenues ...
  26. Has Seadrill Become a Risky Investment?

    July 8, 2015
    Investing in big oil stocks has long been a safe haven for investors, but falling oil prices and a suspended dividend payment ...
  27. 3 Reasons Seadrill's Stock Could Rise (RIG, SDRL)

    June 29, 2015
    The offshore drilling industry continues to struggle under the weight of a very weak market outlook. That outlook is why ...
  28. 5 Things Seadrill Wants You to Know (SDRL)

    June 12, 2015
    The slowdown in the offshore drilling market isn't yet showing any signs of abating. That was abundantly clear from comments ...
  29. 3 Key Takeaways From Seadrill Group's Earnings (NADL, SDLP)

    May 28, 2015
    Seadrill Group, which encompasses Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL), Seadrill Partners (NYSE: SDLP), and North Atlantic Drilling (NYSE: ...
  30. 3 Things to Watch When Seadrill Reports (SDRL, SDLP)

    May 26, 2015
    After an awful 2014, Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL) has kept its head above water in 2015, as its stock is up a little more than ...
  31. 1 Worry Seadrill Doesn't Have but Transocean Does (RIG, SDRL)

    May 13, 2015
    Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL) certainly has its share of problems. However, the age of its drilling fleet isn't one of them, as ...
  32. Seadrill: Smart Bargain or Value Trap? (SDRL)

    March 26, 2015
    Most value investors look longingly at stocks that trade at rock-bottom multiples to their earnings, and even in the hard-hit ...
  33. Is Seadrill Going From Bad to Worse? (SDRL, NADL)

    March 23, 2015
    The news out of Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL) seems to be going from bad to worse. Earlier this year the company cut $1.1 billion ...
  34. What Has Seadrill Really Excited?

    March 9, 2015
    Seadrill was caught off guard by the drop in the price of oil, that has forced it to make tough decisions, like cutting its ...
  35. Is It Time To Start Buying Seadrill?

    February 27, 2015
    West Texas Intermediate oil prices have collapsed from nearly $110 to less than $44 recently, crushing producers, contract ...
  36. 4 Stocks to Play Oil's Bounce

    February 5, 2015
    Here are four stocks in the rebounding oil & gas drilling and exploration industry that you should get while they're hot.
  37. This Bargain Stock Sports An 18.5% Yield

    November 13, 2014
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. A Favorable Settlement Should Open The Door For Transocean To ...

    January 7, 2013
    A settlement with the DOJ is a big step forward.
  42. A 9% Yield from our Newest Expert Analyst

    December 28, 2012
    This week's investment idea comes with a 9% yield, and a deep contract backlog to fund its payouts. More on that in a minute. ...
  43. Improving Utilization And Efficiency Should Shrink Transocean's ...

    November 7, 2012
    Transocean could be an undervalued energy play for 2013.
  44. 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 ...
  45. Seadrill Has What Big Oil Badly Needs

    August 30, 2012
    Seadrill continues to leverage a tight market for drilling rigs.
  46. Total Has More To Lose With Falling Oil Prices

    June 29, 2012
    Total's dividend yield is impressive, but the company's vulnerability to sub-$90 oil is worrisome.
  47. Will Seadrill's Aggressiveness Pay Off?

    May 16, 2012
    Seadrill is banking heavily on a multi-year boom in deepwater drilling.
  48. Ship Finance Has The Hatches Battened Down

    March 16, 2012
    Ship Finance will survive, but the risk/reward doesn't look so promising.
  49. A Business Review Of Rowan Companies

    June 17, 2011
    Rowan Companies is in the process of a transformation as the company moves to shed its noncore oil service businesses and ...
  50. More Options For Income

    June 8, 2011
    With replacing lost income on the minds of many retiring Baby Boomers, the options for dividend focused investing continue ...
  51. 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.
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