62.79 -0.04 (-0.06%)
After hours: 5:42PM EDT
|Bid||62.65 x 3000|
|Ask||62.95 x 800|
|Day's Range||62.06 - 63.02|
|52 Week Range||61.02 - 80.35|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 22, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (3.00%)|
|1y Target Est||77.93|
On August 16, Jefferies raised its rating for TechnipFMC (FTI) from “hold” to “buy.” It also raised its price target for FTI from $30 to $37. On August 2, Barclays raised its price target for TechnipFMC from $32 to $35. On July 30, BMO raised FTI’s price target from $34 to $35.
Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its reliance on Western funding and foreign partnerships and is lessening its dependence on imported technology. Western sanctions imposed in 2014 over Russia's annexation of Crimea have already made it extremely hard for many state oil firms such as Rosneft (ROSN.MM) to borrow abroad or use Western technology to develop shale, offshore and Arctic deposits. While those measures have slowed down a number of challenging oil projects, they have done little to halt the Russian industry's growth with production near a record high of 11.2 million barrels per day in July - and set to climb further.
In the week ending on August 10, the oil rig count rose by ten to 869—the highest level since the week ending March 6, 2015. The oil rig count has broken the range of 858–863. The oil rig count had been in this range since the week ending May 25.
Upon Mark Papa's resignation, Oil States International appointed current board member Bob Potter as the new chairman.
The number of active rigs was four less than the highest level in more than three years. The US oil rig count tends to follow US crude oil prices with a three to six-month lag.
Oilfield services company Schlumberger NV has appointed shale pioneer Mark Papa and energy researcher Tatiana Mitrova to its board of directors, according to a filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities ...
Nabors Industries (NBR) released its second-quarter financial results on July 31. From the second quarter of 2017 to the second quarter of 2018, Nabors Industries’ Drilling Solutions segment’s revenues increased 88%. The US Drilling segment increased 41%, while the Rig Technologies segment increased 33%. The International Drilling segment was Nabors Industries’ highest revenue contributor at 47% followed by the US Drilling at 33% in the second quarter.
In the second quarter, Nabors Industries (NBR) recorded total revenues of ~$761.9 million—up 20.7% from ~$631.4 million in the second quarter of 2017. In the second quarter, Nabors Industries’ reported net loss was $202.4 million—a deterioration compared to the second quarter of 2017 when the company reported a net loss of $132.9 million.
Nabors Industries (NBR) released its second-quarter financial results on July 31 after the market closed. The company held the earnings conference call on August 1. Nabors Industries recorded operating revenues of $761.9 million in the second quarter—up 20.7% from $631.4 million recorded in the second quarter of 2017. Nabors Industries’ revenues for the second quarter increased due to higher revenues in its US Drilling and Drilling Solutions segments.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. The current level displays a positive indicator.
The solid bull market run over the past several years has shifted investor interest away from quality stocks toward growth stocks, but those trends might reverse if the market should turn bearish. Many investors define quality stocks as those that offer more reliability and less risk. Investors who believe the positive trajectory of today’s market will soon come to a close have several investing options in quality stocks to turn to.
How Did the Market View Schlumberger Last Week? In the week ending July 27, Schlumberger’s (SLB) correlation with crude oil was 0.48. The relatively strong correlation implies that the stock closely tracked crude oil’s movements.
Schlumberger (SLB) released its second-quarter financial results on July 20. Between July 20 and July 27, Schlumberger’s implied volatility decreased from ~21.6% to 20.1%. The company’s stock price increased 1.4% during this period. Schlumberger accounts for 3.0% of the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES), which provides exposure to the energy sector’s oil and gas equipment and service segment. XES increased 1.5% between July 20 and July 27.
In the week ending July 27, Schlumberger (SLB) rose 1.4%. In comparison, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE), which tracks an index of US energy companies, increased 2.3% since July 20. SLB outperformed the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH), which tracks an index of 25 oilfield equipment and service (or OFS) companies, which rose 0.7%. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) increased 0.6%, while the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES) increased 1.3%. Schlumberger accounts for 0.39% of SPY.
Weatherford International (WFT) released its Q2 2018 financial results on July 27. Read about WFT’s earnings versus analysts’ estimates in Market Realist’s Weatherford Manages to Beat Q2 2018 Estimates.
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) released its financial results for Q2 2018 on July 26 after the market closed. Its stock rose 0.5% that day to $42.52 compared to the closing price on July 25.
From Q2 2017 to Q2 2018, National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) Wellbore Technologies segment revenue rose 29.2%. It was the highest rise in revenue among NOV’s operating segments in Q2 2018. Its Completion & Production Solutions segment witnessed a 13.2% YoY (year-over-year) rise in revenue in Q2 2018. The Wellbore Technologies segment was NOV’s highest revenue contributor (36%) followed by Completion & Production Solutions (34%) in Q2 2018.
Weatherford International (WFT) released its Q2 2018 financial results today. The company recorded total revenues of ~$1.45 billion in Q2 2018, up 6.2% from the ~$1.36 billion it recorded in Q2 2017. WFT’s year-over-year revenue grew primarily in the Western Hemisphere in the second quarter. In particular, higher production and completions work in the United States and integrated service projects activity in Mexico lifted WFT’s revenues.
Out of all of TechnipFMC’s (FTI) segments, the Subsea segment fell the most from Q2 2017 to Q2 2018 with a 29.6% fall, followed by the Onshore/Offshore segment with a 26% fall. On the other hand, FTI’s Surface Technologies segment saw 33.7% higher revenue during the same period. The Onshore/Offshore segment was FTI’s largest component, accounting for 45% of FTI’s revenues in Q2. The Surface Technologies segment was the smallest at 13.5% of FTI’s Q2 revenues.
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) released its Q2 2018 financial results on July 26 after the market closed. It reported revenues of $2.11 billion, up 19.7% from $1.76 billion in Q2 2017. Sequentially, its revenues increased 17.3%. Strong North American upstream activity and revenue growth in most of NOV’s international markets led to the overall rise in revenues in the second quarter.
TechnipFMC (FTI) released its Q2 2018 financial results on July 25. In the second quarter, TechnipFMC recorded total revenues of ~$2.96 billion, down 23% from ~$3.85 billion in Q2 2017. In Q2 2018, FTI’s reported net income was $105.7 million, a 36% deterioration over Q2 2017 when FTI reported $164.9 million in net income.
It’s no secret that oil prices have risen steadily over the course of the year. Is Halliburton a huge bargain, or is there something more sinister afoot? The fall in energy prices hit the oil services names particularly hard.
TechnipFMC (FTI) released its second-quarter financial results on July 25 after the market closed. The company recorded operating revenues of $2.96 billion in the second quarter—down 23% from ~$3.85 billion recorded in the second quarter of 2017. TechnipFMC’s second-quarter revenues decreased due to declining inbound orders in the Subsea segments. The negative impact was partially offset by increased demand for hydraulic fracturing, wellhead, and pressure control equipment and services.