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5 Energy Stocks Gurus Are Buying

- By Tiziano Frateschi

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following energy stocks are popular among gurus.


Altus Midstream Co. (ALTM) is held by three gurus

The natural gas transmission company has a market cap of $1.79 billion. Its revenue of $78.36 million was stable over a 10-year period.

Class A Shares are trading with a forward price-earnings ratio of 303.03. The current price of $5.5 is 46.66% below its 52-week high and 10.04% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a loss of 43%.

The company's largest shareholder among the gurus is Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.62% of outstanding shares, followed by Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15% and Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.12%.

Apache Corp. (APA) is held by 16 gurus

The company, which produces natural gas and crude oil, has a market cap of $12.33 billion. Its revenue of $7.34 billion has fallen 8.60% over a 10-year period.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 298.64. The current price of $32.85 is 34.04% below its 52-week high and 34.36% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a loss of 36%.

Dodge & Cox is the company's largest guru shareholder with 13.80% of outstanding shares, followed by Davis with 6.03%, Hotchkis & Wiley with 4.06% and Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.25%.

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI) is held by three gurus

The company, which produces oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas, has a $461.54 million market cap. Its revenue of $276.66 billion was stable over the last 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 0.54. The current price of $22.45 is 43.97% below its 52-week high and 22.90% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a loss of 99%.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) with 8.26% of outstanding shares, followed by Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.86% and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.63%.

Bristow Group Inc. (BRS) is held by two gurus

The company, which provides helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, has a market cap of $37.95 million. Its revenue of $1.40 billion has risen 3.90% over the last 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 0.05. The current price of $1.06 is 94.39% below its 52-week high and 2.91% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a loss of 94%.

With 20.91% of outstanding shares, John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 2.13%.

CNOOC Ltd. (CEO) is held by six gurus

The company, which produces crude oil and other petroleum products, has a $75.78 billion market cap. Its revenue of $31.27 billion has grown 6.20% over the last 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 14.64. The current price of $170.67 is 15.75% below its 52-week high and 22.67% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a gain of 113%.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 0.15% of outstanding shares, followed by Marks with 0.07% and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned in this article.

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This article first appeared on GuruFocus.