Pacific Drilling Looks Likely to Become a High-Yielding Stock
Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling plans to initiate a dividend in 2015 that would make the company one of the highest yielders on the NYSE. The company can easily afford this dividend and will deliver very high growth even with it, proving that high dividend yields and growth are not mutually exclusive.
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: Modern Drillers
Modern drillers sit in the enviable position of a strong long-term demand equation and advantageous fleets with opportunities to grow at the expense of the legacy drillers.
Statoil ASA Makes 2 Moves That Could Benefit Investors
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has been aggressively expanding its operations lately in order to grow outside of Norway. Here are just two ways that the company is doing this.
Ocean Rig: Premium Rigs For a Premium Market
Ocean Rig appears perfectly aligned for a market demanding premium rigs, while Noble Corp has a lot of work to do in order to contract outdated equipment.
Pacific Drilling SA: Still Struggling to Gain Momentum
Pacific Drilling is still struggling to obtain the operating efficiency and long-term contracts necessary to propel the stock higher in the face of a slowing deepwater market.
Using Covered Calls to Derive Income From Pacific Drilling
Covered calls can be a great way to squeeze extra returns out of flat or declining markets, and to derive income out of non-dividend paying stocks.
Pacific Drilling's New Rig to Significantly Increase Earnings
Pacific Drilling's New Rig, Pacific Khamsin, began operations in December, and this rig will significantly increase the company's revenue, cash flow, and EBITDA.