First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) stock is down 12% today (Wednesday) after reporting Q4 adjusted earnings of $0.89 per share on revenue of $768 million. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had projected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 on revenue of $973 million.
The adjusted earnings added $0.25 per share related to a recent agreement for First Solar to sell its facility in Mesa, Ariz. Generally...
Teekay LNG Stock (NYSE: TGP): Get 6.7% Yield from This LNG Shipping Leader
We've been covering how companies that export liquefied natural gas are a good buy today - but investors can double their profits by also investing in the industry's shipping sector with Teekay LNG stock.
The Best "Yardstick" for Picking Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy
As every savvy investor knows, multiples are one of the best yardsticks when it comes to finding undervalued oil and gas stocks to buy.
More often than not, that involves a hard look at the multiple of a company's earnings to determine whether or not a stock is fairly...
And the best part is, hardly anyone else is using it...
Cheniere (LNG) Stock Is Still the Industry Leader
Cheniere (LNG) stock has climbed 126% over the past year - and we believe there's a lot more to come.
Houston-based Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: LNG) is the biggest name in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting. It was the first company that the U.S. Energy Department granted approval for exporting to countries that do not have a...
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Best Stocks to Buy Now to Profit from This 30-Billion Barrel Oil Field
Investors searching for the best stocks to buy now often look toward the shale oil boom and, in particular, at key finds such as the Bakken formation in North Dakota or the Permian Basin in west Texas.
But a fresh development in the Permian Basin has made the U.S. oil industry take notice - and that's not...
Why this Country is a Huge Profit Opportunity for Natural Gas Companies
Here at Money Morning, Dr. Kent Moors and others have spoken often about how the coming liquefied natural gas (LNG) export boom will be a huge profit windfall for natural gas companies. LNG exports should begin in earnest from this country in 2015.
But there is a natural gas export boom that is occurring right under many investors' noses.
How your Grandchildren can Reap Profits with These Nuclear Stocks
Three Mile Island. Chernobyl. Sellafield. Fukushima.
These are just the most famous names from an alarmingly long list of civilian nuclear incidents. Each of these accidents resulted sparked intense public debate on the future of civilian nuclear power.
Is it really safe? What do we do with the waste? It'll be toxic for tens of thousands of years? How bad will the next accident be? What kind of trade-off are we making? These are just some of the questions mooted in the wake of these and other nuclear...
Energy Stocks to Buy Now: Two of the Best "Pick and Shovel" Plays
If you could pick stocks to buy among the companies tied to the California Gold Rush, miners would not have been your best bets.
The miners were not guaranteed to get rich. While some of them did in spectacular fashion, many went completely broke.
One subset of those who flocked to the region actually did very well for themselves. They were the ones who ventured out not to look for gold but to sell supplies. It may not have been as...
This Dangerous "New" Energy Crisis is Crippling the Middle East
Don't look now, but there are some problems developing in the global energy network.
It's hardly reassuring that the epicenter of all this is the Middle East.
The primary problem is hardly new. Actually, calling it an "old" problem is more accurate because the culprit is a collapsing network of delivery and storage that has been deteriorating for decades.
Unfortunately, this is hitting areas already beset by broad, accelerating economic shortfalls the hardest. That they also happen to be areas of...
What Germany's Energy Problems Can Teach Us About Our Own
Marina and I will soon board a plane for another trip to Europe.
We are off to Frankfurt, where I have meetings on European natural gas import costs; meanwhile, my better half gets to spoil our grandchildren, who live just outside the city.
My responsibility is to address the energy balance problems emerging for the continent. The focus may be on Germany and the rest of Western Europe, but these problems are emerging elsewhere around the world.
With Berlin opting to phase out nuclear power, the...