Still, if you're counting on lower oil prices in the future, VLO is among the cheapest energy stocks to buy at the moment. It's trading for just less than 10 times forward earnings estimates, and The company's stock has a wide 52-week range as energy stocks have been volatile. The stock reached a low of $36 from a high of $73. As represented by the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF , the energy sector has lost 13.4% in the trailing 12-month period, far behind the S&P 500, which has climbed by 22.6%. These market What is an "energy stock"? Technically, an "energy stock" refers to any publicly traded companies that deal with energy -- whether oil and gas, geothermal, wind, or nuclear, to name a few. Energy stocks – which are tied to energy prices, which are tied not just to supply and demand, but also politics and currency strength, can be volatile over the short-term. Weak oil, natural gas and other commodity prices made energy stocks grossly underperform the market in 2014-15, Crude-oil production from seven major U.S. shale plays is forecast to climb by 18,000 barrels a day in April to 9.075 million barrels a day, according to a report from the Energy Information The alternative energy sector, as measured by the iShares Global Clean Energy ETF has outperformed the broader market over the past 12 months, rising 37.5% compared to the S&P 500's gain of 26.6%.
Through the first half, the S&P energy index declined by 6%, compared to a meager 0.2% gain for the S&P 500 as a whole. Despite underperforming the market as a whole, some energy stocks have done
5 Mar 2020 Shares of airlines plunged and industrial, financial and energy stocks That jarring volatility continued on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling 11 Feb 2020 The five largest companies in the S&P 500 -- all tech companies -- account for nearly 20% of the market value of the entire index. Apple (AAPL) 18 Feb 2020 First, let's go the lone red line in the S&P 500. Yes, it's the S&P Energy sector, which is down 9.78% (down 10.2% YTD). Such a fall is probably to 29 Dec 2019 The S&P 500's energy sector has generated a total return, including dividends, of just 6% in 2019. It's easily the weakest sector in the stock 26 Jan 2020 Last year was another lackluster one for investors in the energy patch. The average energy stock in the S&P 500 rose only about 5% on the 20 Dec 2019 Currently, S&P 500 energy stocks are yielding 4.3%, almost double the sector's 20-year average yield of 2.4%. Without further ado, here are 10 of 1 Jul 2015 Buying an S&P 500 stock that TheStreet Ratings rated a "buy" yielded a 16.56% return in 2014 beating the S&P 500 Total Return Index by 304
21 Jan 2016 An example of this can be seen when comparing two energy companies. Chesapeake Energy is an exploration company in the S&P 500.
22 Nov 2019 Here are the energy stocks some strategists would buy as the S&P's worst- performing sector catches a bid. Published Fri, Nov 22 201910:16 AM These are the utilities stocks with the best value, fastest growth, and most providing investors with a total return of 21.8% compared to the S&P 500's total return of PPL is an energy and utility holding company that, through its subsidiaries, 2 Mar 2020 Energy stocks are cheap, according to Morningstar. The S&P 500 Index, by contrast, is down more than 12% over that time. Write to John