Refining Stocks

Can You Get Your Kicks With Phillips 66?

The ConocoPhillips spin-off is still young, so let's compare it to some well-established rivals and see if it offers a better value play -- or not. More 

Murphy Oil’s Split Should Cheer Investors

Spinning off its downstream gasoline marketing operations into a separate company should boost shareholder value, as other such oil company splits have done. More 

Time to Dive Into Downstream MLPs

This high-dividend-paying structure isn't just for pipelines anymore. Refiners such as Tesoro and HollyFrontier are also prime opportunities for income seekers. More 

The Effects of Surging Gasoline Exports

The fact that the U.S. is shipping out record exports of gasoline doesn't just affect drivers, but also investors. Find out how. More 

Time to Bite Into Whole Foods Market

It looks like a winner through 2013. Get our price target on WFM and two ways to play its appeal to folks who don't mind spending more for better food. More 

3 Winners in the 1 Energy Sector to Buy Now

These three stocks are the top picks among the rebounding refiners, a sector that's been mostly overlooked lately. More 

Did Conoco Cut Off a Valuable Arm?

Its first earnings report after spinning off Phillips 66 as a refiner wasn't promising. Conoco's dependence on oil prices for profits became all too clear. More