1 Graph Explains the Future of U.S. Propane
The big news in the propane market has been the price spike caused by cold weather, but that's not the news you should be paying attention to.
Cashing in on the Cold Weather
The cold weather has put a strain on natural gas and propane reserves which has resulted in higher prices. What companies will benefit the most from the frigid temperatures?
Can Ferrellgas Partners Outpace AmeriGas and Suburban Propane?
Ferrellgas Partners has unique exposure to the propane industry, with its Blue Rhino distribution business giving it a seasonal edge against rivals AmeriGas and Suburban Propane. Will that edge pan out this quarter?
Every MLP Distribution Increase From Q3
Of the 100 or so master limited partnerships in existence, only 55 increased their distributions this past quarter. Here's the list, which includes some top names like Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and Enterprise Products Partners.
Can This Propane Play Beat Out the Natural Gas Revolution?
Suburban Propane Partners held up much better than many natural-gas producers during the past few years, and even with competition from Ferrellgas and AmeriGas it could give investors a suitable alternative to natural-gas companies.
3 MLPs Seeking an Investment Grade Rating
NuStar Energy is a half-step away from an investment grade rating, but does that mean you should be ready to buy?
Will Ferrellgas Earnings Draw a Buyout Bid?
Investors like the propane space for its high dividends, but will Ferrellgas earnings inspire Suburban Propane or AmeriGas to seek a big acquisition?
This Coal and Gas Play Should Consider a Breakup
CONSOL Energy's natural gas operations are doing well while its coal division is struggling, and management is considering its alternatives.
Alternative Fuel Stocks for Your Portfolio
In continuing with my theme of domestic-born energy sources, I would like to overview several natural gas and propane stocks.