|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||79.08 - 81.73|
|52 Week Range||40.04 - 119.92|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.60|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||98.63|
|Earnings Date||Jul 24, 2020 - Jul 28, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.60 (4.57%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||May 15, 2020|
|1y Target Est||85.47|
In the latest trading session, Phillips 66 (PSX) closed at $78.83, marking a +0.73% move from the previous day.
Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Phillips 66 (PSX) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) and determine whether it is a good investment right now. We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before spending days of research on it. Given their 2 and 20 […]
Marathon, whose shares trade around $35, is a play on rising gasoline demand. Marathon could be worth more than $50 a share in a breakup. Phillips 66 and Valero are favored by J.P. Morgan analyst Phil Gresh.
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Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) moved the outlook of DCP Midstream, LP's (DCP) to stable from positive and affirmed its existing ratings, including the Ba2 Corporate Family Rating (CFR) and B1 ratings on the preferred units. DCP's SGL-3 Speculative Grade Liquidity (SGL) rating is unchanged. Additionally, DCP Midstream Operating, LP's (DCP Midstream Operating) senior unsecured notes ratings were affirmed at Ba2 and the B1 rating on its junior subordinated notes was affirmed.
Phillips 66's (PSX) oil and gas pipeline network is likely to reach 24,000 miles by 2020. This in turn is likely to aid the company to deliver strong growth.
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Shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) have been quite volatile this year. The refining company's stock tumbled more than 60% at one point because of the impact the COVID-19 outbreak had on demand for refined products like gasoline and jet fuel. Phillips 66 has a long history of creating value for investors.
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Crude oil was on fire today. WTI, the leading U.S. oil price benchmark, rose as much at 12.5% by 2:45 p.m. EDT on Monday and closed above $32 a barrel. Several soared more than 10%, including many midstream companies, known more for paying high-yielding dividends.
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), wasn't doing much buying during the first quarter, which ended just before the economic impact of the coronavirus really set in. But he sure did a lot of selling.Buffett has dumped shares in 21 stocks since the start of the year. For the most part, the Oracle of Omaha has merely trimmed BRK.B's positions. Reducing risk and raising cash are certainly prudent moves when facing the unprecedented uncertainty that we are now. In a few cases, however, Buffett sold the great majority or entirety of Berkshire's positions in some of its biggest and best-known holdings.On the other side of the ledger, Buffett made just one buy in the quarter, adding a modest amount to a well-known regional bank.We know what the greatest long-term investor of all time has been doing because the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requires all investment managers with more than $100 million in assets to file a Form 13F quarterly to disclose any changes in share ownership. These filings add an important level of transparency to the stock market and give Buffett-ologists a chance to get a bead on what he's thinking.When Buffett starts a new stake in some company, or adds to an existing one, investors take that as a vote of confidence. On the other hand, if he pares his holdings in a stock, it can spark investors to rethink their own investments. The fact that Buffett was fearful rather than greedy as the market plunged in Q1 underscores how challenging it is to make investing decisions these days.Here's the scorecard for what Berkshire Hathaway bought and sold during the three months ended March 31, 2020, based on the most recent 13F that the company filed on May 15. And remember: Not all "Warren Buffett stocks" are actually his picks. Some smaller positions are believed to be handled by lieutenants Ted Weschler and Todd Combs. SEE ALSO: The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: Latest Buffett Stock Rankings
Berkshire Hathaway has added a big reduction in its holdings of Goldman Sachs, Phillips 66 and Travelers shares to its exit from battered airline stocks.
Berkshire Hathaway's quarterly portfolio holdings provide some interesting color, even though we already knew about some of its CEO's subsequent decisions.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway exited its positions in Travelers Companies Inc. and Phillips 66 , and sold a majority of its Goldman Sachs Group holdings during the first quarter, according to an SEC filing Friday. Buffett announced at the company's annual meeting earlier this month that Berkshire had sold all of its positions in four airline companies after the first quarter had ended. Buffett had held stakes in Southwest Airlines Co. , United Continental Holdings , Delta Airlines Inc. and American Airlines .
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has trimmed its exposure to banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and U.S. Bancorp , and sold out of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc. and refiner Phillips 66 according to a late Friday filing. Buffett said earlier this month he had sold off his large stakes in four U.S. air carriers for a lot less than he paid for them. Berkshire had been a major shareholder of American Airlines Group Inc. , Delta Air Lines Inc. , Southwest Airlines Co. and United Airlines Holdings Inc. .
’s (BRKA) made some notable changes to its investments in the first quarter, a period marked with coronavirus-induced volatility. Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: (BRKA)) slashed its position in (GS) (GS), and exited investments in (PSX) (PSX) and (TRV) (TRV). Berkshire Hathaway disclosed the trades, among others, in a form it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
(Bloomberg) -- As it headed toward bankruptcy, Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. took advantage of a little-noticed provision in the stimulus bill Congress passed in March to get a $9.7 million tax refund. Then, it asked a bankruptcy judge to authorize the same amount as bonuses to nine executives.The rig operator is one of dozens of oil companies and contractors now claiming hundreds of millions of dollars in tax rebates. They are employing a provision of the $2.2 trillion stimulus law, called the CARES act, that gives them more latitude to deduct recent losses.“This is a stealth bailout for the oil and gas industry,” said Jesse Coleman, a senior researcher with Documented, a watchdog group tracking the tax claims. It’s geared to companies “that have been losing money over the last few years -- and now they get that money back as a check from the taxpayers. That’s exactly what the oil industry has been doing.”The change wasn’t aimed only at the oil industry. However, its structure uniquely benefits energy companies that were raking in record profits in 2018 as crude prices reached $76.41 per barrel, only to see their fortunes flip a year later.More than $1.9 billion in CARES Act tax benefits are being claimed by at least 37 oil companies, service firms and contractors, according to a Bloomberg News review of recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Besides Diamond Offshore, which declined to comment, recipients include oil producer Occidental Petroleum Corp. and refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp.Other oil companies say they didn’t lobby Congress for the change, which is widely available across all industries. “We did not request any benefit, but we are obligated to follow the tax laws as passed by Congress, which apply to all corporate manufacturers nationwide,” said Jamal Kheiry, a spokesman for Marathon, which got a $411 million benefit.Congress embedded the tax change governing losses in the stimulus measure early on, as lawmakers moved rapidly in March to steer trillions of dollars in aid to coronavirus-ravaged workers and companies. Alongside expanded unemployment payments and payroll loan programs, lawmakers saw an opportunity to harness the tax code to help get cash flowing to companies struggling to pay rent, workers and insurance.It “was sold as help for the little guy -- help for small business,” said Steve Rosenthal, a senior fellow with the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. “In the name of ‘small business,’ we’re shoveling out billions of dollars to big corporations and rich guys.”The provision loosened rules governing how businesses deduct net operating losses -- incurred when deductible expenses exceed gross income. For years, companies were able to apply those net operating loss deductions to previous tax returns as well as going forward -- but Congress ruled out retroactive relief as part of the 2017 tax cut law.That new forward-focused approach works well when the economy is expanding, but the promise of using today’s losses as tomorrow’s deductions isn’t much help to coronavirus-battered companies with no guarantee they will survive long enough to claim them. So in the stimulus package, Congress gave businesses the chance to carry back all their losses -- and claim immediate tax refunds -- or five years from 2018, 2019 and 2020.“The thought was temporarily we should bring them back so that firms that are seeing significant losses in the next year or over the past year or two can carry those back and get some short-term liquidity,” said Garrett Watson, a senior policy analyst at the Tax Foundation, a non-profit that supports pro-growth tax policies.Traditionally, the ability to deduct net operating losses is meant to ensure companies get fair tax treatment even amid volatility, Watson said -- a plus for the notoriously boom-and-bust oil industry. “You are going to see the biggest benefits for firms like oil and gas that are seeing volatile profits -- and now, of course, extreme losses,” he said.The combination of big losses now and the congressional tax changes mean it may be years before some oil companies have to pay corporate income taxes at all.“We’re going to have some large losses this year,” ConocoPhillips Executive Vice President Don Wallette said in an April 30 earnings call. The company is in “a zero-tax-paying position in the U.S. and expect to remain there for quite some time,” Wallette said.There’s no limit on how the new refunds can be used -- and even bankrupt firms can get them.Consider Diamond Offshore. Once one of the world’s largest drilling rig contractors, it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on April 26 after crude prices plunged along with demand for its high-tech drillships.In a first quarter filing, Diamond, which is majority owned by Loews Corp., said it had recognized a tax benefit of $9.7 million as a result of the carryback change. In an emergency motion filed with a federal bankruptcy court May 1, the company asked for the freedom to dole out $16.7 million in cash incentives to 85 of its 2,300 full-time employees, including as much as $9.7 million for nine senior executives.The company said at the time that deteriorating market conditions and the collapse of Diamond’s stock had made its existing equity-based bonus program “largely worthless.” The tax filing did not specify how the $9.7 million would be used.Dozens of other oil businesses have reported reaping the benefits, including $55 million for Denver-based Antero Midstream Corp., $41.2 million for supplier Oil States International Inc. and $96 million for Oklahoma-based producer Devon Energy Corp.Occidental Petroleum, which enlisted its employees to ask Congress to “provide liquidity to the energy industry,” said it now anticipates a cash refund of about $195 million as a result of the carryback provision and a separate change in the stimulus bill that allows the immediate refund of unused alternative minimum tax credits. An Occidental spokesperson declined to comment.Millions in RefundsNational Oilwell Varco Inc., a manufacturer of oil and gas equipment, expects a $123 million refund by carrying back its 2019 losses and applying them to its 2014 tax filing.San Antonio-based refiner Valero Energy Corp. recognized an extra $110 million by carrying back losses to 2015 -- when the corporate tax rate was 35% instead of the current 21%.Valero spokeswoman Lillian Riojas said that is tied to tax losses generated in the first quarter, since the company did not generate a net operating loss for federal income tax purposes in 2018 or 2019. And she said the actual refund will be dependent “not only on the company’s performance for the remainder of the year, but also on the impact” of other tax provisions.The benefits are “turbo-charged,” said Rosenthal, with the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. That’s because businesses can carry back losses to offset income at a higher corporate tax rate of 35%, before the 2017 tax cut law lowered it 14 points. “Getting those losses at 35% is very, very favorable -- especially in 2020 when the losses are going to be devastatingly large.”The filings themselves reveal only part of the picture. Private companies are able to generate tax refunds too -- without disclosing it to the SEC. And while some public companies said they benefited from the tax break, they didn’t reveal by how much.For instance, refiner Phillips 66 boasted an effective income tax rate of just 2% for the first quarter -- well below the federal statutory income tax rate of 21% -- partly because of the carryback. But the company did not specify the amount of its expected refund.Dennis Nuss, a spokesman for Phillips 66, declined to comment when reached by phone Thursday. Representatives for Oil States, National Oilwell Varco, Antero and Devon didn’t respond to messages seeking comment.The importance of the provision hasn’t been lost on President Donald Trump’s administration. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette recommended oil companies consider taking advantage of the expanded deduction in an April 21 interview with Bloomberg TV, calling it one of several “important liquidity tools that are going to help the industry.”Congressional tax analysts initially estimated that the expanded loss carryback provision would cost $25 billion over 10 years -- just when used by corporations. Now, some are questioning whether the final pricetag could be much higher, and Democrats are seeking to limit the value of the tax break after raising concerns it overwhelmingly helps corporations and the wealthy.In a new stimulus bill advanced Tuesday, House Democrats proposed scaling back the provision so companies could only apply losses back to 2018. Their plan also would prevent companies with “excessive” executive compensation or stock buybacks from claiming the tax break -- a change that would be retroactive back to March.Rosenthal stressed that it was logical for Congress to help businesses that were profitable before the pandemic. “But the CARES Act goes too far, tilting its benefits overwhelmingly to the wealthiest Americans,” he said in an essay. “I think Congress did not know the extent of what it was doing.”For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
As I pointed out earlier this week, an event that's arguably even more anticipated than the Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) shareholder meeting is set to take place either tomorrow, May 14, or Friday, May 15. With CEO Warren Buffett guiding a 48-security portfolio worth $199 billion, as of this past weekend, his company will be one of many filing a 13F with the SEC. Having recently reported its first-quarter operating results, we know that Buffett and his team purchased $4 billion worth of equities during the quarter.
Linde plc (LIN), Phillips 66 (PSX) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC) reported better-than-expected March quarter bottom line numbers.