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Rupert Hargreaves

Rupert Hargreaves

RupertHargreav

Rupert has been writing for the Motley Fool since December 2012. He primarily covers tobacco and resource companies with a passion for value-oriented investments.
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Recent articles

Will Russia's Agression Affect Your Portfolio?

Could the situation in Eastern Europe hit your wallet?


2 Undervalued Refiners With Double-Digit Yields

Northern Tier Energy and CVR Refining had a poor 2013, but 2014 has started with a bang.


Rowan Companies Continues to Surprise

Rowan Companies just reported a solid set of first-quarter results despite the much-reported drilling-industry slowdown.


Could Hess Corp Become Prey for a Larger Peer?

Hess is an industry-leading oil producer, but as big oil looks to drive production growth, could the company become a takeover target?


Profit From This Overlooked but Essential Oil Industry Service

Technology is becoming increasingly important in the world of oil and gas exploration and production.

Even More Lawsuits Hit Big Tobacco

Reynolds American and Altria are once again facing the prospect of lengthy court cases.


Here's Why Transocean Inc's First-Quarter Results Were Impressive

Transocean's first-quarter results highlight how much progress the company is making.


Cameron International vs National Oilwell Varco -- Which Should You Pick?

Cameron and National Oilwell Varco are in the same industry but they have different outlooks.


National Oilwell Varco Inc's Future Is Bright

National Oilwell Varco sold off after releasing its first quarter results but the long-term investment case remains intact.


Here's How Philip Morris Is Innovating to Drive Growth

Smoking as a habit is dying out, but Philip Morris is not worried.

A Deal Between Reynolds and Lorillard Could Be Fraught With Complications

If Reynolds wants to buy Lorillard the company is going to have to make some changes.


How Sustainable Are Big Tobacco's Dividend Payouts?

Philip Morris, Altria, Reynolds American, and Lorillard are well known for their impressive dividend yields, but how much longer can the payouts continue?


Lorillard vs Altria: Which One Should You Choose for Income and Growth?

Tobacco giants Lorillard and Altria have similar growth strategies, but which is the better play for investors who are looking for both income and growth?


Is Rowan Companies PLC as Cheap as It Seems?

Rowan Companies looks cheap, but is this an illusion?


Lorillard vs Reynolds: Which One Should You Choose for Income and Growth?

Tobacco giants Lorillard and Reynolds have similar growth strategies, but which is the better play for investors who are looking for both income and growth?

These Offshore Drillers Have Made a Big Mistake

As offshore drillers try to drive growth by expanding their fleets, the industry is becoming over-supplied.


Can Boardwalk Pipeline Partners' Rally Continue?

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP is up 30% from its lows; can the rally continue?


Who's to Blame for This Multi-Billion Dollar Mistake?

The world's largest oil project is falling apart, and repairs will cost billions; but who is to blame?


Is Cliffs Natural Resources Inc on Its Last Legs?

Cliffs is trying to stage a turnaround, but things are not going well for the company.


Altria and Reynolds Are Set to Profit From the Expiration of This Little-Known Law

When the FETRA legislation expires this year Altria and Reynolds will report big gains.