Enerplus Resources Fund (USA)

  • Should You Jump Aboard This Canadian Oil and Gas Producer?

    By Nathan Kirykos - August 5, 2013 | Tickers: ARX, BNP, ERF, PGH, PWE

    If you are looking for a lesser-known stock, you have come to the right place. You can bet your farm that you can hardly find an article about ARC Resources (TSX: ARX) in the online financial publications. This is why you might be missing something. 

    Cracking ARC's code 

    ARC is one of Canada's largest energy producers and considers the Montney formation to be its major growth engine more »

  • How safe is the dividend offer of this energy company?

    By Robinson Roacho - May 13, 2013 | Tickers: AT, ERF

    Enerplus Corporation (NYSE: ERF) reported its quarterly earnings on March 10th, before market open. As a result, its shares jumped more than 10% over the last two trading days. Enerplus Corp. is a company that suits well in tax-sheltered portfolios due to a hefty 7% dividend return. The analysis of its earnings report should give hints about the stability of its dividend offer in the near term.

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  • Houston-Based Fund Bets Big On This Tech Giant

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - May 10, 2013 | Tickers: ERF, INTC, PWE, VLY, VOD

    CORDA Investment Management, LLC, a Houston, TX based portfolio management and consultancy firm has disclosed their stock holdings in this year's first quarter 13F report. At the top of the list is Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) with more than 600,000 shares. Bonner C. Barnes, Chief Investment Officer, and his team have also increased their stake in Vodafone (NASDAQ: VOD) underlying the company's trust in technology/telecom stocks. Let more »

  • Is This Energy Stock Inflated With Value or Thin Air?

    By Nathan Kirykos - April 4, 2013 | Tickers: ERF, NBL, OAS, SYRG

    While looking for the next hot Basin in the U.S., nobody can afford to overlook the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin that hosts the emerging Niobrara shale. Although the large caps attract most of the attention, in any play there are unheralded companies that are worth researching as they may be overvalued, undervalued, or potential buyout targets.
     
    With that in mind, let's check out Synergy Resources (NYSEMKT: SYRG), whose operations more »
  • Is Synergy Resources Inflated With Value or Thin Air?

    By Nathan Kirykos - April 1, 2013 | Tickers: ERF, NBL, OAS, SYRG

    Looking for the next hot Basin in the US, nobody can afford to overlook the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin that hosts the emerging Niobrara shale. Although the large caps attract most of the attention, in any play there are unheralded companies that worth a research, as they may be overvalued, undervalued or potential buyout targets.
     
    With that in mind, let's check out Synergy Resources (NYSEMKT: SYRG) whose operations are in more »
  • Premium Dividends: The Market's Best Kept Secret

    By David Mercer - December 21, 2012 | Tickers: WTR, ENB, ERF

    By now, most of you are probably familiar with dividend reinvestment plans (DRIP's), but did you know the deal gets even better? Yes, it's true. So, what am I talking about? DRIP's with premium dividends. You may be asking, "What's a premium dividend?" It's simply a bonus on the declared dividend, which companies provide to long-term "buy and "hold" investors. Trust me, it's a more »

  • Tempting Fate in Canada and the United States

    By Reuben Brewer - December 13, 2012 | Tickers: BCE, ERF, LBLCF, PENN, PWE

    October 31st, 2006 is a date that is engrained in the minds of those who owned Canadian Royalty Trust. That was the day that the Canadian government decided, literally, overnight to tax a previously tax advantaged corporate structure. The market's response was, indeed, swift and painful, earning the event the nickname The Halloween Massacre. Could the same thing be brewing in the REIT space?

  • 3 Stocks to Avoid, 1 to Buy

    By Piyush Arora - December 12, 2012 | Tickers: ERF, ESV, PGH, SDRL

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Potential Tax-Free Dividends Planned for Enerplus?

    By Kyle Metivier - March 27, 2012 | Tickers: ERF

    Progress Report:  ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), mentioned 12/30/11 around $73 per share, currently trading around $77 a share (intraday, 3/26/12).

    Enerplus Corporation (NYSE: ERF), recently announced plans to change their current Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP), to a more “tax-friendly” Stock Dividend Program (SDP). The existing plan is only available to Canadian shareholders, but the new arrangement, should it pass shareholder approval, will be available to all loyal more »

  • Bullish Flow In Energy Stocks Reporting Earnings

    By Edgar Ambart - February 20, 2012 | Tickers: COG, ERF, EXH

    Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: COG), a $7.66 billion Texas based independent oil and gas company has been gaining steam with the recent jump in crude prices.  Investors are optimistic on the company with $0.14 a share earnings projection, which is $0.05 higher than a year ago. Company sees a production growth of 43% this year with 45-55% growth expected in 2012.  It plans to drill 70-78 more »

  • Forward P/E Ratios Alone Do Not Tell Much

    By Edgar Ambart - January 28, 2012 | Tickers: APL, ERF, STM

    A forward price-to-earnings metric does not mean much when analyzing a company, specifically if the numerator and denominator of the equation end up yielding the same result over time.  This is normally the case when the price and earnings have moved up at a proportional pace.  For instance, a company generates $4.00 in earnings and trades at $28 a share.  One year later it earns $5.00 and trades more »

  • Bakken Growth Refuses to Stop

    By Arthur Pinkasovitch - January 18, 2012 | Tickers: BTE, ERF, KOG, OAS

    Daily oil production in the Bakken grew from 344,000 barrels per day in 2010 to 445,000 barrels per day in mid 2011 and now daily production has reached an estimated 510,000 barrels, pushing North Dakota to become the fourth largest oil producing state (trailing Alaska, California and Texas). $100 crude has encouraged a wealth of investment and economically viable exploration and production activity to come to market more »

  • Under the Radar: The U.S. is a Net Exporter of Fuel

    By Maxwell Kirchhoff - January 12, 2012 | Tickers: ERF, PXP

    Commentators, politicians, and pundits frequently utilize America's "foreign dependency on oil" as a talking point to reach political and ideological ends.  The frequently spoken sentiment can illicit notions of fear, patriotism, or environmental fervor depending on the speaker and the audience.  

    In spite of its frequent usage however, the oil dependency statement is partially untrue.  As reported by David Zeiler at The Energy Report, the US has recently become more »

  • Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For 2012-01-06

    By DividendYields - January 5, 2012 | Tickers: T, CHG, DRI, ERF, GIS, GBCI, ONFC, GROW, VZ, WGL

    Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks (stocks with a dividend yield of more than 3 percent) that have their ex-dividend date tomorrow. If your broker settles your trade today, you will receive the next dividend. The ex-dividend date is a major date related to the payment of dividends. If you purchase a stock on its ex-dividend date or later, you will not receive the next dividend payment more »