1 Really Good Sign for Investors in Seadrill Ltd
Despite slowing contract awards, dayrates for ultradeepwater rigs are up 18.1% according to Bloomberg.
Are the Dividends You Are Investing in as Safe as You Think?
Seadrill, Transocean and Ensco all offer attractive looking dividend yields but how sustainable are they?
Ensco PLC: The Low(er)-Risk Offshore Investment
Offshore drilling seems like a high-risk industry. The industry's capital intensive and highly cyclical nature has kept away many retail investors. Ensco is among the lowest risk offshore lessors, and I believe the company offers a compelling choice within the offshore rig leasing industry.
This Trend Could Run Transocean's and Diamond Offshore Drilling's Ships Aground
Diamond Offshore and Transocean could find themselves squeezed by declining demand for rigs and market share being eaten up by higher-specification rigs.
Pacific Drilling May Be More Exposed to Industry Downtime Than the Market Thinks
Pacific Drilling's stock price has not been affected by the weakness in the offshore drilling industry at all. However, the company may be more exposed to the market weakness than Wall Street seems to think.
Deepwater Driller Plunge: Legacy Drillers
While analysts forecast a plunge in deepwater stocks, the claims appear late -- though the legacy stocks of Transocean, Ensco, and Diamond Offshore are the most at risk.
Others Are Fearful About Ensco Plc: You Should Be Greedy
Shares of offshore drilling contractor Ensco have taken a significant beating lately due to the turmoil in the offshore drilling industry. However, Ensco itself is unlikely to be affected by this turmoil. This may present an opportunity for a savvy investor to buy shares of this very high-yielding stock at a cheap price.
This Energy News is Worth Knowing About
Here's what you need to know in the energy sector for April 1, 2014.
Seadrill Ltd Is Heading Into the Perfect Storm
The offshore drilling market is about to enter a cyclical downturn, and Seadrill is facing rising interest payments on its debt; this could end in disaster.
Are Transocean, Seadrill, and Ensco PLC's Dividends Too Good to be True?
The huge dividend yields offered by oil drillers look tantalizing on the surface, but the impending slowdown in demand for oil rigs may call the sustainability of their payouts into question.