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Why Did Chesapeake Energy Fall Last Week?

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Chesapeake Energy (CHK) stock fell 1.6% in the week ended April 17, 2018, during a volatile week for crude oil (UCO) prices. During the week, crude oil rose following geopolitical tensions, which, as the week progressed, eased a bit, causing crude oil prices to fall.

Have a Drink, Grab a Nickel on Energy Earnings Call ‘Buzzwords’ - Bloomberg

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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Why the Oil Rig Count Could Lead to More Upside for Natural Gas

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The natural gas rig count was at 192 in the week ending April 13, 2018, two less than in the previous week.

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bristol-Myers, Chesapeake Energy, Coca-Cola, Dropbox, GrubHub, Merck, Netflix, Twitter and More

2018-04-17 247wallst
Stocks have been volatile in recent weeks, but after a strong gain on Monday, the major equity indices were indicated to have a strong open on Tuesday as well. The current bull market may now be over nine years old, but the trend of buying pullbacks is still more vulnerable to sellers, volatility and each major news headline than in 2017. Many investors are finding it hard to decide how they want their assets positioned for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

Icahn nominates five to replace entire SandRidge board

2018-04-16 channelnewsasia
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn nominated a five-person slate of his employees and business associates to replace the SandRidge Energy Inc board of directors on Monday, escalating his fight for control of the U.S. shale oil producer.

[Press] Shale Gas Market 2018 Global Industry Size, Share, Growth, Status, Segments and 2025 Forecast Analysis

2018-04-13 oilvoice
The Shale Gas Market research report includes various topics like total market size, key market drivers, challenges, growth opportunities, Industry share, growth, demand, outlook etc. Furthermore it covers key market updates, the impact of regulations and technological updates in. The report addresses the need to stay updated in this competitive market conditions and this provides and comprehensive data for making strategies and decision so as to stimulate the market growth and profitability.

Devon Energy (DVN) to Boost Returns by Reducing Workforce

2018-04-11 zacks
Devon Energy Corporation (DVN - Free Report) decided to reduce its current workforce by 9% or 300 workers with an objective to streamline its operations, improve returns and boost margins, per a media report. The layoffs will begin in the next few weeks and impact all areas of the company’s operations, including its headquarters. Devon Energy expects the decision to cut down its existing workforce to result in savings within $150-$200 million in 2020.

The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

2018-04-11 247wallst
The market gains in early March began to dwindle in the latter half of the month as worries about a potential trade war grew and big tech stocks began to sell off. It was not only the end of the month, but the end of the calendar quarter, so there was little going on in the way of earnings reports to help buoy the markets. However, sell-offs can be good for short sellers, depending on how they are positioned and how nimble they are.

[Press] Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) Industry Global Market Size, Growth, Trends, Share and 2023 Forecasts Report

2018-04-10 oilvoice
Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) Industry report offers a comprehensive insight into the development policies and plans in addition to manufacturing processes and cost structures. On the basis of product, this report displays the Cost Structure, Sales Revenue, Sales Volume, Gross Margin, market share and growth rate.

Energy lenders may loosen credit spigots after oil's rally

2018-04-10 worldoil
Analysts expect oil and gas companies in the Permian Basin will receive the biggest increases in what they can borrow against the value of their oil reserves, mainly in Texas and New Mexico. But outside the region, particularly in Canada where producers get a lower price for heavy oil and natural gas, borrowing bases are expected to remain mostly flat or grow incrementally.

Why You Should Avoid These 2 High-Yield Stocks And Buy These 4 Superior Blue Chips Instead

2018-04-09 seekingalpha
MLPs and midstream stocks have been decimated in recent years due to a perfect storm of negative factors, including: the oil crash, rising interest rates, and a market correction.

Southwestern Energy Is A Cautious Buy

2018-04-09 seekingalpha
Southwestern Energy Corporation (NYSE:SWN) has not performed well over the last several years. While the S&P 500 has marched higher into record breaking territory, Southwestern and many of its peers have done the opposite, sinking deeper into a downward spiral. After a brief look at a five-year chart, most investors would think this is a company in serious trouble headed for bankruptcy. With a closer look at the financials, a very different story begins to unfold of a deeply undervalued company that has somehow been written off during one of the longest bull markets in history.

Upstream Companies with the Lowest Free Cash Flow 2017

After analyzing the top FCF (free cash flow) upstream companies in the US, we’ll discuss the bottom five normalized FCF generating companies from the oil and gas production sector in the US in 2017. To rank these companies, we only used oil and gas producers in the US with market capitalizations greater than $500 million and a 30-day average volume greater than 1,000,000 shares.

Did Chesapeake Energy’s Normalized Free Cash Flow Improve?

As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, Chesapeake Energy (CHK) had a normalized FCF (free cash flow) of -234% in 2017—the fourth-lowest FCF among the upstream producers in the US based on our filtering criteria discussed in Part 1. In this part, we’ll discuss Chesapeake Energy’s quarterly FCF and quarterly normalized FCF trends.

Oil Is an Important Driver for Natural Gas–Weighted Stocks

The natural gas–weighted stocks that could be impacted negatively by another fall in US crude oil prices based on the trailing week’s correlations with US crude oil May futures were:

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