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Schlumberger NV: Where Do We Go From Here? $SLB $HAL $BHI

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Even with the significant run over the past couple of months, does Schlumberger Limited (SLB) have more legs to run?

In December 2013, I wrote an article titled: Schlumberger: A Great Time To Buy, within the article I examined how the oil services sector (OIH) had sold off, but was preparing for a strong run this spring. Based on built-up demand and what I thought was irrational selling because of temporary setbacks this past fall, I calculated a price target

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Revenue Breakdown for the “Big Three” Oil Service Companies $SLB, $HAL, $BHI

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If an investor is looking to choose a oil services company, a factor to consider is the locations where the companies receive most of their revenue. In the article below I will look at Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) and Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI) revenue base.

 

 

Schlumberger Limited

The Chart below indicates where Schlumberger receives its revenue.

As you can see from the chart above Schlumberger is very “international”. The company has a equal weighting globally. If you

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Caterpillar: Is This A Breakout Or Will The Stock Fall Back To $85? $CAT

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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) looks to be an interesting play as the global economy slowly recovers. After a period of consolidation where the stock price hovered around $85.00, the stock recently gained some traction and rose up to ~$102.00. A reason for this traction is the increased demand for machine retails within the construction industries. This segment has indicated leadership and is up ~9% month over month in 2014. Even though there are segments of the company that are displaying leadership,

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Caterpillar: Fundamental Analysis WACC, Cost of Debt and Cost of Equity $CAT

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Understanding Caterpillar’s (NYSE:CAT) cost of debt, cost of equity and WACC is an important factor in stock research. Using these formulas an investor will understand how much the shareholder should expect in return for the stock over the long-term, how much the company pays for its debt and how much the company needs in return to break even on its investments.

Cost of Debt

The cost of debt is the effective rate that a company pays on its total debt.

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What is the Fair Value of Barrick Gold? $ABX

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In this analysis, I will be using the Discounted Cash Flow Formula to value of Barrick Gold Corp’s stock (NYSE:ABX). Using different metrics to find a stock price target is a valuable ingredient in stock research.

I believe using the Discounted Cash Flow valuation model for Barrick Gold to be fair because DCF analysis can help one see where the company’s value is coming from and one can generate an opinion based on that.

The Discounted Cash Flow valuation relies

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