Kosmos Energy, Ltd.
The energy sector is exciting as high impact wells and new discoveries propel share prices while dry wells and below expectations drilling results drive the stocks lower hurting the valuations. This being said, significant news are brewing and major corporate developments are ongoing for the players below. The completion of these developments or some pending drilling results can impact the following stocks substantially. Eventually, adding these companies in your short-term more »
The price of oil continues to fall and within two months it declined by nearly $20. This downward trend continues. At the same time, the leading energy companies including ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) didn't seem to be affected by this decline. Let's examine the relation between oil prices and these companies' stock prices. What could explain the recent rise in these energy companies' prices?
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In a volatile commodities market, I weigh my thinking about the market towards fundamentals. Transparent balance sheets that reflect true valuation, asset sales that shore up cash, and smart acquisitions help a company resist commodity price fluctuations that are beyond the control of chief executives and the board. Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) has been remiss in upholding these basic principles. Chesapeake's management has recently treated financial engineering and executive more »