Anadarko Petroleum Corp

  • Why This Oil and Gas Stock Could Be a Great Addition to Your Portfolio

    By Edwin Ngarari - August 28, 2013 | Tickers: APC, BP, COP

    Putting your money in an oil and gas stock is without a doubt one of the most solid investments you can make. The reasoning behind this is quite simple. The demand for fuel has been steadily increasing over the last couple of decades in a manner that has left oil and gas exploration companies struggling to meet the pressing demand. With that being said, one company in particular - Anadarko Petroleum more »

  • Don’t Miss Out on These Three Oil Exploration and Production Companies

    By Madhukar Dubey - July 30, 2013 | Tickers: APC, APA, OXY

    Currently, oil exploration and production companies are looking to restructure their assets. This restructuring is happening through sales of existing assets to improve cash positions. The companies are allocating the cash to assets in the U.S. that are more productive, enhancing their growth. The advancement of economical technology to extract shale gas is attracting these companies to the U.S. mainland. How will these growth strategies translate into revenue more »

  • Will Devon’s Midstream Spinoff Boost the Company’s Performance?

    By Matt Smith - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: APC, CHK, DVN, EOG

    In early June 2013, struggling oil explorer and producer Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN) announced that it would spin off a portion of its pipelines and storage facilities, otherwise known as its midstream assets. These would be used to form a publicly traded midstream master limited partnership. This proposal forms an important part of the company’s strategy to unlock value for share holders, through divesting itself of non-core assets.

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  • Anadarko: 13% Earnings Growth Per Year at a Fair Price

    By Martin Vlcek - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: APC, EOG, STO

    Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in the world, and the second-largest U.S. oil and gas explorer and producer. It has bright prospects for an expected 13% average annual growth rate in the next five years.

    Great production, sales and EBITDA growth prospects

    Anadarko's sales were growing at a 10% annual CAGR rate since 2008, and the more »

  • Three Ways to Profit From Colorado Oil

    By Robert Zimmerman - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: APC, EPD, NBL

    While the Bakken and Eagle Ford shale oil plays understandably attract the spotlight in the world of new oil production, a lesser known play in Colorado may soon make its presence felt. The Niobrara in northeastern Colorado (see map below) may contain more than 7 billion barrels of recoverable oil. Let’s look at three companies investing in this play.

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    Classic exploration and development

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  • Is it Too Late for US LNG Exports?

    By Robert Zimmerman - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: APC, CQP, LNG, DGRLY, NBL

    This past May, the Department of Energy granted Freeport LNG (a private company) license to export liquefied natural gas, or LNG, to foreign countries--foreign countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the United States that is. Thus, Freeport joins Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT: LNG) as a LNG exporter. This decision presages more export licenses to be issued to US companies. Given the foreign competition already in place, will more »

  • This Company Is Set to Skyrocket

    By Piyush Arora - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: APC, E, NBL

    When it comes to the oil and gas sector, it's hard to find value plays. The task becomes daunting when we start scouting for large cap companies. While some companies are shifting to high margin projects, others are shedding assets to focus on their core competencies. But as a rare find, Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) appears to have all the ingredients of a perfect value play.


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  • This Stock's Making All the Right Moves

    By Marshall Hargrave - July 12, 2013 | Tickers: APC, CHK, EOG

    After billionaire Carl Icahn took an interest in Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK), the company went from an inefficient operator with a rich asset base and no direction for monetizing these assets to a turnaround story. 

    In mid-2012, Icahn took notice of Chesapeake, snatching up a sizable position in the company. Icahn is still a major shareholder, owning nearly 60 million shares, which makes up 7.2% of Icahn's public-equity more »

  • Three Energy Firms to Watch This Earnings Season

    By Sarfaraz Khan - July 12, 2013 | Tickers: APC, NFX, OAS

    Oil and gas Exploration and Production (E&P) companies Newfield Exploration (NYSE: NFX) and Hess Corporation are among those American energy firms which, amid pressure from shareholders, have been divesting from less lucrative international oil and gas ventures and investing in more profitable areas closer to their home market. I have already discussed about Hess Corporation’s strategic change and its implications in my previous article.

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  • 3 Things to Know About Energy Stocks

    By Marie Palumbo - July 10, 2013 | Tickers: APC, APA, CHK, CVX

    Do you like playing with fire? Well then, the volatility that energy provides might be just right for you. Let’s take a look at the energy sector to investigate its trials – and the companies who will overcome them. Here are three businesses worth your attention.

    Shareholder activists

    Sometimes energy companies find themselves in the midst of leadership shake-ups. Either shareholders call for new boards or top managers change course more »

  • As Demand Rises, So Will the Stock Prices of These Three Oil and Gas Companies

    By Shweta Dubey - July 9, 2013 | Tickers: APC, CEO, OXY

    According to the Energy Information Administration, global production of oil will increase from 89.13 million barrels per day in 2012 to 91.40 million barrels per day in 2014. With this, total world consumption is expected to increase from 89.16 million barrels per day in the previous year to 91.22 million barrels per day next year.

    This rising demand trend will be beneficial for oil producing & marketing more »

  • Occidental Petroleum Poised to Unlock Shareholder Value

    By Matt Smith - July 8, 2013 | Tickers: APC, APA, OXY

    For some time, Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY) has been a rudderless ship, with little to no strategic direction or clear strategy for the future. This has  depressed its share price, causing its value to to lag behind industry peers such as Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) and Apache (NYSE: APA). However, recent announcements from Occidental make the company appear poised to unlock value for shareholders, and driven its share price 15 more »

  • 3 Great Energy Stocks to Buy Now

    By James Hartje - July 5, 2013 | Tickers: APC, RRC, UPL

    2013 has been a great year for oil and natural gas stocks with many appreciating double digits. As a result, investors are all looking for ways to capitalize on this market. Unfortunately there are hundreds of oil and natural gas stocks, making it difficult for investors to determine which companies are great buys and which ones aren’t. Don’t worry, I’ve found three oil and natural gas stocks more »

  • Four Reasons to Like Apache

    By Anh HOANG - July 3, 2013 | Tickers: APC, APA, XOM

    Apache (NYSE: APA) has underperformed the general market, as it has gained only 6.11% since the beginning of the year while the S&P 500 has increased by 13.24% during the same period. However, Apache seems to be a favorite stock of many famous investors including Martin Whitman, T Boone Pickens, Brian Rogers and Wallace Weitz. While Brian Rogers holds around 5 million shares in the company, T more »

  • Billionaire T. Boone Pickens’ High Upside Potential Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 2, 2013 | Tickers: APC, MPC, PSX, RAM, TSO

    While the trailing P/E multiple is a useful value metric, it does not take a company’s future growth prospects into account. If investors don't mind incorporating a little more uncertainty into their analysis, they can also consider the PEG ratio, which is based on the P/E multiple and on analyst expectations for future earnings growth and is, therefore, a way to measure a stock’s upside more »

  • Will Morocco Be the Next Hot Spot for Oil and Gas?

    By Nathan Kirykos - June 30, 2013 | Tickers: APC, CVX, FCX, KOS, VET

    Angola has emerged as the new oil and gas powerhouse in Africa. Nigeria and Angola are the continent’s leading oil producers, followed by Algeria, Libya and Egypt. These are the five biggest African oil producers which have been enjoying the benefits of accounting for 85% of Africa's oil production. 

    Morocco: An Angola in the making? 

    Several energy companies have turned their attention to Morocco lately, scouring the previously more »

  • Anadarko Gearing Up for the Big Leap

    By Satarupa Bose - June 18, 2013 | Tickers: APC, CVX, STO

    After finding one of the biggest natural-gas discoveries in the Rovuma Basin on the east coast of Africa, Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) made a wise decision to take advantage of the strategic location of its findings. The company is planning to build the second-largest LNG export terminal in the world to serve the energy-hungry Asian countries.

    The discovery made

    Anadarko has discovered more than 100 trillion cubic feet of natural more »

  • 3 Reasons to Buy this Oil and Gas Company

    By Piyush Arora - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: APC, COP, E

    Natural gas prices have been steadily rising over the last year, and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) witnessed a 6% improvement in its cash margins in the last quarter as a result. The company produces around 40% natural gas, while petroleum liquids account for the rest. This allows ConocoPhillips to perform in line with the rising gas prices. Here are three reasons why ConocoPhillips appears to be a solid investment option.

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  • This Cheap Energy Company Has a Positive Outlook

    By Anh HOANG - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: APC, APA, XOM

    Since the beginning of the year, Apache (NYSE: APA) has appreciated 8%, much lower than the S&P 500’s return of 14%. Interestingly, Apache is in the portfolio of many famous investors including Brian Rogers, Wallace Weitz, and oil guru T. Boone Pickens. What might make investors excited is the fact that Apache is the second-largest position of Pickens, accounting for 9.5% of his portfolio. Is Apache cheap more »

  • Icahn's Big Stake Could Bode Well for Regular Investors

    By Mike Thiessen - June 13, 2013 | Tickers: APC, BP, CHK, IEP

    Although Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) has endured a rough two-year period that has seen its shares under-perform the broader market by a significant margin, the company is widely regarded as one of the mid-continent's stronger natural gas players. Its relative strength has certainly endeared it to activist investor Carl Icahn: The stock maven's Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ: IEP) now owns about 10 percent of Chesapeake's total share float more »

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