WFT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Sectors and Stocks to Watch This Week

    March 3, 2014
    Very strong coming into this week, these are sectors and stocks to keep an eye on.
  2. Weatherford Burning Through Its Benefits Of The Doubt

    August 1, 2013
    Weatherford posts a significant operating miss, and needs to get better soon
  3. Baker Hughes Still Playing Third Fiddle

    July 22, 2013
    Baker Hughes didn't execute particularly well, and expectations for a quick improvement may be optimistic.
  4. Halliburton Has Gotten Interesting Again

    April 22, 2013
    If oilfield activity has bottomed, Halliburton would be a good pick here.
  5. GE Pays Up To Get Into Another Attractive Energy Business

    April 9, 2013
    GE is taking a deep dive into artificial lifts with a high-priced acquisition of Lufkin Industries.
  6. Weatherford Has To Be Better

    July 25, 2012
    Weatherford is cheap, but not without good reason.
  7. Is Halliburton Finding The Bottom?

    July 24, 2012
    Halliburton seems more stable, but the energy market is still vulnerable.
  8. Better Operating Performance Should Let Baker Hughes' Value Emerge

    July 23, 2012
    Baker Hughes is still facing a difficult 2012, but the self-inflicted wounds seem to be healing.
  9. Can Aerospace Produce Enough Lift For Carpenter Technology?

    June 1, 2012
    While Carpenter Technology doesn't look like a long-term stock holding, I do believe upside in the aerospace cycle could ...
  10. BP In The Gulf Of Mexico

    May 9, 2012
    With many BP wells still being operated, and more additions planned, BP is showing no signs of slowing down after the 201 ...
  11. Is This The Trough For Halliburton?

    April 19, 2012
    We look at the energy industry and see if Halliburton has seen the worst, and whether future difficulties are already priced ...
  12. Halliburton Q1 2012 Earnings Review

    April 19, 2012
    Halliburton reported solid earnings for the first quarter of 2012, but is still having to deal with disruption related to ...
  13. Land, Sea, Oil Or Gas – National Oilwell Varco Wins

    April 12, 2012
    National Oilwell Varco is a one-size-fits-all energy play.
  14. Is Basic Energy Services An Overlooked Stock?

    February 27, 2012
    Despite underperforming over the last six months, Basic Energy offers an impressive valuation discount.
  15. Weatherford's Tax Issues Shouldn't Obscure A Good Story

    February 27, 2012
    Weatherford has the right skills in the right markets.
  16. Will Low Prices Gas Halliburton's Margins?

    January 24, 2012
    Halliburton's North American margins are an issue, but is the value too compelling to ignore?
  17. A Superior Offer For Complete Production

    October 14, 2011
    Superior makes a bid for further energy service consolidation.
  18. Oil Service Companies Love Iraq

    August 3, 2011
    Oil service companies are seeing an increase in business from customers working in Iraq, as the country works toward its ...
  19. High Oil Should Make For A Healthy Halliburton

    April 19, 2011
    A strong North American market has tided Halliburton over as international activity picks up.
  20. General Electric's Surprising Acquisition

    February 16, 2011
    GE's oil services division keeps a low profile, but its latest acquistion has made it more than a major player.
  21. The War Over Hydraulic Fracturing

    September 15, 2010
    The outcome a regulatory battle over hydraulic fracturing will have an impact on many public companies.
  22. A Nabor-ly Deal For Superior Well Services

    August 10, 2010
    Nabors takes a large step into the services arena, and a prime buyout target goes away.
  23. Mexico Gets Aggressive On Oil And Gas

    July 23, 2010
    Mexico is working overtime to stop the decline in oil production and is exploring on its own and with foreign companies to ...
  24. 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.
  25. 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?
  26. Oil Services Still The Best Way To Play Crude

    October 22, 2009
    Crude's resurgence can best be played through these oil service stocks.
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