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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Buy Target $62.35 – Sell Target $84.56

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, marketing, retailing, and transporting petroleum products primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Refining & Marketing, Retail, and Midstream. The Refining & Marketing segment refines crude oil and other feed stocks at its 16 refineries in the West Coast, Gulf Coast, and […]

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COP is down nearly 20% from its 2018 high. Is it a bargain?

As an analyst, I take a lot of interest in trying to find reasons the market stages some of the moves it makes. The factors, geopolitical, economic, or emotional, that drives trends over any time period can be widely varied, and sometimes it’s interesting to see not only what is influencing the market today, but […]

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Here’s Why the Oil Sector Roared Higher on Friday

Several of the most prominent U.S. shale producers posted their best daily gains of the year on Friday after news broke of a historic acquisition by Chevron Corp. (CVX), the country’s second-largest energy company. The deal’s announcement sent investors into a buying frenzy, lifting shares of Texas- and New Mexico-based energy firms like Pioneer Natural […]

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Crude Oil Prices Just Reached Their Highest Level in Five Months

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) – the benchmark for oil prices in the United States – has enjoyed an incredible rally lately, and those gains continued Friday as prices closed at their highest level since early November. At Friday’s $63.25 close, WTI prices are now up more than 11% in just the last month. Oil is […]

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APA shows why a rising tide may not always lift all ships

If you spend a couple of minutes talking to anybody that has invested in the stock market for very long, you’ll almost inevitably hear them throw out a few of their favorite idioms. That’s because while sometimes they seem simplistic, obvious, or perhaps even a little silly, the truth is that many of them are […]

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BTU is an interesting energy alternative

This week, I’ve taken some time to pay attention to the energy industry. My focus has been primarily focused on the oil industry in particular, simply because that is perhaps the most impactful of any commodity that is traded on the financial markets. The ebb and flow of supply and demand in oil prices ripples […]

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Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (TRCH) Buy Target $1.88 – Sell Target $3.76

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, and/or development of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2017 it had interests in four oil and gas projects, including the Orogrande project in Hudspeth County, Texas; Hazel project in Sterling, Tom Green, and Irion […]

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VLO is a pretty good buy right now

A little over a month ago, I wrote about the value proposition for Valero Energy Corp. (VLO). The stock is only a bit above its price at that time, but with a new set of quarterly earnings information, it has a somewhat different fundamental profile. A month or so isn’t a lot of time, but […]

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HFC is a high-value oil refinery

As the broad stock market has rallied this year, so also has the price of oil. West Texas Intermediate crude, the benchmark for U.S.-produced oil, has rallied from around $42 per barrel to its current price a little below $60. Even with that increase, however, crude remains more than 21% below its September 2018 highs, […]

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