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Jan-e- Alam

Jan-e- Alam


Jan-e-Alam writes mostly for the Motley Fool energy and materials sector. He has been writing for several financial media websites for a few years now and other than materials/energy sector also covers financials and industrials. He holds an undergraduate degree from Loughborough University and is a CFA Level III Candidate. He has also worked for a bulge bracket bank in the past.

Recent articles

Halliburton’s Dream Run Continues

Halliburton strikes gold; profit rises 20% on heightened drilling.

GLOG Fleetlist

Why the Recent Dip in GasLog Shares Is a Buying Opportunity

GasLog offers favorable exposure to the positive long-term demand fundamentals of the global LNG market.

Baker Hughes Continues to Ride the North American Energy Boom

Baker Hughes reports strong quarter operationally, sees strong earnings growth ahead.


Ride the LNG Shipping Wave With GasLog Partners LP

GasLog Partners provides a compelling investment case given robust fleet growth in the coming years through drop-down opportunities from its parent, GasLog.

Citigroup: The Good News And the Better News

Citigroup continues to build investor confidence and make progress on key initiatives.

Can Teekay LNG Partners Overcome Its Near-Term Challenges?

Teekay LNG is well positioned to take advantage of strong long-term growth in the global LNG and LPG trade, but distribution growth is limited in the near-term.

Truck Growth

Alcoa Inc Firing on All Cylinders

Alcoa swings to a profit. The company's transformation is in high gear, and the results show the strategy is working.

3 More Reasons to Buy Enable Midstream Partners LP

Enable has an under-levered balance sheet and a top management team, and its large asset base provides operational synergies and customer retention.

Is the Linn Energy-Devon Deal Really a Good Deal for Both?

While the Linn Energy-Devon deal represents the culmination of the restructuring process for Devon, it allows Linn to replace its higher-decline Granite Wash assets with lower-decline natural gas production.

significant footprint

MetLife’s Strong International Franchise Won't Be Hurt by Russia-Ukraine Tensions

MetLife’s international operations are a long-term growth engine for the company. The company is well positioned to benefit from its international platform.


Canadian Natural Resources Has More Room to Run

Canadian Natural Resources' expected double-digit production growth allows for significant future upside, while the solid long-life asset base provides enough downside protection.

All Financials

Why Schlumberger’s Rally Isn’t Over Yet

Schlumberger is looking to grow its revenue by 8%-9%, EPS by 17%-20%, and return 60%-65% of earnings to shareholders

5yr chart

Toyota Motor Has Come a Long Way Since the Financial Crisis: Is It Time to Buy Now?

Toyota has favorably positioned itself in the ongoing economic trend to benefit from a recovery in the advanced markets of the U.S. and Europe, and of growth in emerging markets.

4 Reasons Why the Future Is Bright for Ford Motor Co.

Ford's future looks promising as it rolls out new models and gains market share in China.

Why ConocoPhillips' Rally Isn't Over Yet

ConocoPhillips outperformed its Big Oil peers and the broader market by a significant margin; but it has further upside potential.

General Motors, Ford, and Toyota Continue To Defy the Negative Headlines

General Motors reported strong numbers despite negative headlines, while Ford looks increasingly attractive for the long run.

ROE & Risk

MetLife: An Excellent Stock at a Reduced Price - For a Limited Time

MetLife is trading at a discount; increased clarity on the looming FED regulation and increase in interest rates should result in higher P/E valuation.

Goodyear Plans to Return More Cash to You As its Financial Health Improves

Goodyear is taking a number of investor-friendly actions, and its efforts to improve margins are yielding good results.


Yamana Gold Just Gave You 1 More Reason to Buy

With Osisko acquisition, Yamana Gold improves its political risk and Agnico improves its production profile

How Long Will Regulation Stifle Buybacks At American International Group, Metlife, and Prudential?

Buybacks by AIG, PRU, and MET show that capital return story is on track