SLB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 5 High Risk Stocks to Avoid (FCX,SHLD,SLB,APC)

    June 22, 2016
    These five stocks present present significant risks if market conditions take a turn for the worst.
  2. Watch These Cup and Handle Buying Opportunities (FOXA, SLB)

    May 18, 2016
    These cup and handles are forming now. A breakout above the handle signals a fresh advance.
  3. Ave Maria Growth Fund: Highest Performing Mutual Fund Since Inception ...

    May 15, 2016
    Get a 2016 review of the Ave Maria Growth Fund, the best-performing fund since inception among those offered by Ave Maria ...
  4. DODFX: Dodge & Cox International Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    May 8, 2016
    Discover the five largest holdings within the Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund along with key performance metrics for ...
  5. Natural Resources ETF: IGE or GNR?

    May 8, 2016
    Explore a comparison between IGE and GNR, and learn about the differences between the two ETFs, and their top holdings and ...
  6. FSENX: Fidelity Select Energy Top 5 Holdings Analysis (XOM, SLB)

    May 6, 2016
    Discover the top five holdings in the Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio, which in early 2016 included Exxon Mobil Corp. and ...
  7. Halliburton to Pay Big Breakup Fee to Baker Hughes

    May 3, 2016
    That's going to leave a mark. As a consequence of Halliburton's failed attempt to acquire rival Baker Hughes, the oil industry ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. AWSHX: American Funds Washington Mutual Investors Portfolio Trends ...

    April 30, 2016
    Discover portfolio trends in the American Funds Washington Mutual Investors Fund that has it positioned for growth in 2016, ...
  11. Schlumberger Stock Lower on Profit Decline, Job Cuts (SLB)

    April 22, 2016
    With Schlumberger shares having climbed 15% year-to-date, the significant hit to Q1 profits was too much bear given the stock ...
  12. The Top 5 Oil and Gas Bond Mutual Funds for 2016 (CGAEX, FANAX)

    April 22, 2016
    Discover five energy equity sector mutual funds poised to take advantage of a turnaround in depressed oil and natural gas ...
  13. VGENX: Vanguard Energy Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    April 3, 2016
    Discover an analysis of the top five holdings in the Vanguard Energy Fund Investor Shares, and learn about their characteristics ...
  14. FMAGX: Fidelity Magellan Fund Portfolio Trends in 2016

    March 31, 2016
    Discover the 2016 portfolio trends in the Fidelity Magellan Fund, and learn if they can help your portfolio to maximize profits ...
  15. XLE vs. VGENX: ETF vs. Mutual Fund Case Study

    March 25, 2016
    Compare and contrast a popular energy mutual fund, Vanguard Energy Fund Investor Shares, and an ETF, the Energy Select Sector ...
  16. FSENX: Overview of Fidelity Select Energy Fund

    March 25, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio mutual fund, its costs, its holdings, its performance and its management's ...
  17. FSENX: Portfolio Trends in 2016

    March 25, 2016
    Discover the portfolio trends in Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio and learn how it's positioned to grow with the rebound ...
  18. The 5 Biggest Energy Stocks in the S&P 500 ETF (SPY, XOM)

    March 21, 2016
    Explore the 5 largest energy sector holdings in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF. Find out how much each stock contributes to the ETF ...
  19. Top 5 Mutual Fund Holders of Schlumberger (SLB, DODFX)

    March 19, 2016
    Learn about the five largest mutual fund investors in giant oil services firm Schlumberger Limited.
  20. (XLE) Energy SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 16, 2016
    Discover the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund and its top five holdings that are Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Schlumberger, EOG Resources ...
  21. A Better Buy: Schlumberger or Halliburton?

    March 14, 2016
    Schlumberger is exhibiting greater technical strength than Halliburton, with two potential buy signals.
  22. 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 ...
  23. Schlumberger's 3 Most Profitable Lines of Business (SLB)

    March 7, 2016
    Learn about the key drivers of Schlumberger's profitability. Although the company is embarking on a large acquisition, it ...
  24. Schlumberger Earnings: Buy on Dividends and Panic

    January 20, 2016
    Investors with longer time horizons (2 to 3 years) can be rewarded from a well-run company like Schlumberger, which pays ...
  25. The Top 5 Large-Cap Oil Stocks for 2016 (SLB, CVX)

    January 5, 2016
    Read about large-cap oil companies that could recover in 2016. Learn about why oil prices fell so dramatically during 2014 ...
  26. Is Schlumberger Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA?

    December 15, 2015
    Learn about Schlumberger as a stock to hold in an IRA. Read about how the stock has a high degree of volatility, but also ...
  27. This is How Much Oil Companies Make

    December 15, 2015
    Learn about how much money some oil companies make. Understand how oil company earnings are highly correlated to the prices ...
  28. Analyzing Schlumberger's Return on Equity (ROE) (SLB)

    December 9, 2015
    Read about how Schlumberger has performed well as the world's largest oilfield services provider. See how revenue is dropping ...
  29. Schlumberger Stock: A Dividend Analysis (SLB)

    October 29, 2015
    Examine the strength and potential of major oil service company Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB), considered to a solid dividend ...
  30. What's Behind GE's $32 Billion Deal With Wells Fargo

    October 21, 2015
    GE is a 123-year-old blue chip mainstay, with some radical plans for the future--as evidenced by Wells Fargo's $32 billion ...
  31. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Schlumberger Stock (SLB)

    October 14, 2015
    Learn about risks investors face by buying shares in Schlumberger. Understand how the company has exposure to commodity prices ...
  32. Schlumberger Vs. Halliburton Stock: Which One to Choose?

    September 30, 2015
    Read about the differences between Schlumberger and Halliburton, two large companies that operate in the oilfield services ...
  33. Schlumberger Acquires Cameron International (SLB, CAM)

    August 26, 2015
    A major development took place in the US Oil Services sector when Schlumberger, the largest oil services company in the world, ...
  34. Fracking and Other Oil Drilling Tech: A Primer

    August 7, 2015
    Well-stimulation technologies have fundamentally changed the market through their recent widespread adoption in North America. ...
  35. The Top 6 ETFs For Investing in Energy (VDE, XOM)

    August 7, 2015
    Find out which energy sector ETFs may be poised for a big future, including options for investors who want clean energy, ...
  36. Does Halliburton Have an Anti-Trust Problem? (BHI, HAL)

    July 28, 2015
    If rumor proves true, oil industry services giant Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) could have a big problem with its $35 billion ...
  37. Halliburton's Results Will Paint Picture Of Oil-Rigging Recovery

    July 17, 2015
    The oilfields-service providers have been on a slippery patch as plummeting oil prices have put the brakes on exploration ...
  38. Chesapeake's Enormous Refracking Potential (CHK, HAL)

    May 27, 2015
    There was an interesting theme running through the conference calls of energy giants and oilfield service companies this ...
  39. How To Calculate Beta Of A Private Company

    May 5, 2015
    We explain two methods for calculating the beta of a private company.
  40. Use Volume And Emotion To Tackle Topping Patterns (GERN, SLB)

    April 1, 2015
    Selling short in a topping pattern offers an advantageous reward-to-risk profile, but it can be hard to find good entry prices. ...
  41. Where And How To Trade Energy Stocks

    March 31, 2015
    Energy futures set a high bar to entry for individual traders and investors, redirecting exposure into sector equities and ...
  42. These Oil Service Stocks Are Ready For A Move Higher (OIH, SLB)

    March 26, 2015
    In the oil services sector, active traders have been trying hard to establish a floor and the double bottom pattern that ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. Oil Slump? Buy Discounted Oil Service Company Stocks

    February 10, 2015
    The challenging market created by the oil price slump is creating opportunities to buy oil service stock at a steep discount.
  45. Breaking Down the Halliburton Baker Hughes Deal

    December 18, 2014
    Halliburton is using a downturn to get bigger and stronger in the long term, and the company is getting Baker Hughes at a ...
  46. OPEC's Decision Sends Oil Stocks Lower

    December 3, 2014
    OPEC’s decision to keep oil production on cruise control has led to declining prices. Here's a look at 3 oil stocks that ...
  47. The Winners And Losers Of The Perfect Storm Hitting Oil Prices

    October 6, 2014
  48. How We've Outperformed The S and P 500 6-To-1

    October 6, 2014
  49. How We've Outperformed The S&P 500 6-To-1

    October 6, 2014
  50. Why Schlumberger Is A Name You Should Know

    August 8, 2014
    Want to make money in the oil and gas industry? Be an ancillary service provider--that's where the real money is.
  51. 3 Oilfield Stocks For Value And Growth

    April 18, 2014
    The market seems to be in upheaval this year, yet the S&P is only down 1% year to date. So what's going on? #-ad_banner-#Simply ...
  52. CAPEX Spending In The Energy Sector Keeps On Growing

    January 31, 2014
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  53. Is Cameron Seeing The Beginning Of The End, Or The End Of The ...

    July 26, 2013
    Cameron's miss puts credibility and execution risk on the table, but a large opportunity is still out there.
  54. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  55. Schlumberger Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    October 16, 2012
    Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) will release its third quarter earnings on Friday, October 19, 2012. Analysts have become increasingly ...
  56. Weatherford Has To Be Better

    July 25, 2012
    Weatherford is cheap, but not without good reason.
  57. 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.
  58. Spice Up Your Portfolio With Quantitative ETFs

    April 13, 2010
    Quantitative ETFs are replicating investment strategies used by hedge funds and professional investment managers.
  59. Four ETFs For Long-Term Energy Bulls

    August 8, 2008
    Explore four ETFs that are an excellent low-cost and liquid way to play a bounce after the recent energy selloff.
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