It takes more than exploration and production to get oil out of a well and into a gas tank.
The company, majority owned by the Norwegian government, is moving into other regions, including North and South America.
AstraZeneca is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Oracle is initiated with a 'buy.'
There were negative trends in the company's second quarter. Short-term blip or signs of turbulence ahead?
Delta, United are initiated at Goldman with a 'sell,' and Tyson Foods is downgraded to 'underperform' at BofA/Merrill.
Ensco has continued to pursue its strategy even through a prolonged downturn in the industry.
Because of investor pessimism they are cheap, but they boast high dividend yields and returns on equity.
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