NextEra Energy (NEE), the largest utility by market capitalization, recently declared a dividend of $1.11 per share for 1Q18.
Encana (ECA) announced its 4Q17 earnings on February 15, 2018, before markets opened.
Oasis Petroleum (OAS) is expected to release its fiscal 4Q17 earnings on February 28.
Last week, the US Commerce Department released the results of its Section 232 imports probe.
Goldcorp (GG) reported its 4Q17 results after the market closed on February 14.
Shake Shack (SHAK) posted its 4Q17 earnings on February 15, with adjusted earnings per share of $0.10 on revenues of $96.1 million.
ExxonMobil, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP recorded robust performance in 4Q17.
NVIDIA has been at the forefront of the AI revolution, with its graphics processing units dominating the AI data center market and beyond.
On February 20, 2018, natural gas March 2018 futures rose 2.3% and closed at $2.616 per MMBtu (million British thermal units).
For the week ended February 16, 2018, crude oil prices rebounded significantly from $59.20 per barrel to $61.55 per barrel, an increase of ~4%.
Since February 16, 2017, Halliburton (HAL) stock has fallen 14% as of February 15, 2018.
Tech giant Amazon (AMZN) is reportedly working on developing AI (artificial intelligence) chips to power future Echo devices.
Sprouts Farmers Market is scheduled to release its 4Q17 results on February 22, 2018, for the three months ending on December 31, 2017.
In 4Q17, T-Mobile (TMUS) exceeded analysts’ earnings estimate and posted adjusted EPS of $0.48, which was 6.7% higher than $0.45 in 4Q16.
AT&T (T) reported mixed 4Q17 results, with stronger-than-expected revenue and operating metrics.
Deere & Company (DE) announced its fiscal 1Q18 earnings before the market opened on February 16, 2018.
Utility investors might have been relieved after the defensives showed some signs of a recovery in the week ending on February 16, 2018.
Duke Energy (DUK) reported its 4Q17 earnings on February 20, 2018. Its adjusted earnings were $0.94 per share, beating the estimate by $0.02.
Billionaire investor George Soros recently shared his views on social media companies Facebook and Google.
The Campbell Soup Company (CPB) stock fell ~3.3% on February 16, 2018, despite reporting better-than-expected fiscal 2Q18 results.