My Take on Barron's Take on Energy
Barron's cover story this weekend was a comprehensive look at energy, chock full of observations and recommendations. I tend to dislike comprehensive pieces, as they tend to simplify what is indeed very complex. But this piece had some good ideas as well as some bad ones.
Take their very quick analysis of the major integrated energy companies, like Exxon (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Conoco-Phillips (COP), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) and Total (TOT). Analysis of these companies used the three most widely available statistics that most oil analysts use: reserve growth, equivalent energy production and dividend history. Analyzing these gave Barron's a clear choice in Chevron, one with which I would argue....376 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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