This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Safe Energy Investments for 2011: Analysts

Chevron (CVX - Get Report)

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Chevron is unanimously liked by the Raymond James, Standard & Poor's and Argus Research equity teams due to its superior ability to explore for and produce oil at a time when analysts are expecting rising oil prices.

The research groups have outperform, strong buy and buy recommendations, respectively, for the stock.

"Among the big integrated oil companies, Chevron is one of my favorites," Weiss of Argus Research tells TheStreet. He reiterates his buy recommendation and $120 target price on Chevron as the company's cash flow benefits from production in several major projects that began over the last two years -- leaving it well-positioned to fund the next stage of these projects.

The Raymond James team says Chevron stands out in three, positive ways: through its above-average focus on oil compared with other energy peers -- over the last five plus years, Chevron has demonstrated the ability to outdo its peers in terms of finding oil and gas resources; and the company has a relatively small refining segment, within which there's significant exposure to the rapidly developing Asian economy.

Chevron, which has an attractive dividend yield of about 3%, is a low-risk stock, according to Standard & Poor's. S&P maintains that the company has a diversified and strong business profile in volatile, cyclical and capital-intensive segments of the energy industry; and sound, corporate governance practices and stable earnings.

3 of 7

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
NE $14.19 0.00%
BP $39.84 0.00%
COP $64.00 0.00%
CVX $106.90 0.00%
HAL $43.82 0.00%

Markets

DOW 17,976.31 +263.65 1.49%
S&P 500 2,086.24 +25.22 1.22%
NASDAQ 4,947.4410 +56.2220 1.15%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs