Chevron Corp. - Big Oil is in Serious Trouble and Nobody Knows It
Chevron Corp. has over the past several months ceased to be one of the leading Dow 30 - Industrials composite Companies. I have held as long as I could but a Strong Hold has become a Hold-Cash. My fundamental and technical Indicators have been and are breaking down.
Repeated assaults at the mid $120's looks like it is time to move to cash.
My previously written articles on CVX (just click) provide you the history of my forecasting, its accuracy and support for my performance. For over 50 years my management objective is to identify changing trends for my forecasting analytics. I simple want to have current notes to quickly refer to on the anticipated direction of this company and its industry peers.
My Performance for Chevron can be found in the below table and is over 25% per year for the last 4 years.
Look at the Profits for CVX - Over the Years
It is simple, all Companies Cycle from "Favorable" to "Un-Favorable" and in between, they are "Also Rans." This horse-racing metaphor is the best guidance I have to explain how to know the Good / Bad and the Ugly for all securities on the planet.
Chevron - has: a) UP in 20 years - - BUT - - (study the peak to peak and trough to trough); b) is UP over 100% in Favorable time-frames; is DOWN over 50% in Un-Favorable time-frames; and c) has spent years as an "Also-Ran." The Company - has: a) gone Up in 20 years (study the peak to peak and trough to trough); b) is UP over 100% in Favorable time-frames; is DOWN over 50% in Un-Favorable time-frames; and c) has spent years as an "Also-Ran." What a Waste of time and money during "Un-Favorable and Also-Ran time frames - don't you think?
The Company like so many others has taken some big hits over the years!
Have a long look at this Chart, it tells you a story about how to make and preserve your profits. Click on CVX. It is not hard to understand how Bear Markets can cause financial set-backs for years and in many cases those set-backs are never recovered. I have over 50 years of successfully doing what I call "preventative maintenance."
Make just a 5 - 10 minute Study of this chart and the others I provide in similar articles you will be convinced that "Being Selective" with the "What" and the "When" of investing your money you will become a very profitable Investor. It is my clear answer to being a Consistently Profitable for my Clients. If you are not "convinced" - - then - - stay with your mutual funds and remain an Investor willing to accept Up and Down performance similar to this Company over the coming years. I suggest that - You deserve Better . . .
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I have completed my weekly study of all my High Profile Energy / Chevron type Companies. I suggest that there is little support for notably higher prices in the making. This is a study that is a pleasure for me to do because I have spent time and experience in the study of Income and Growth Companies like CVX. Each time it offers support for my on going analytics, and I smile.
My objective is to identify changing trends for my forecasting analytics. Simple stated, I want to have current notes to quickly refer to on the anticipated direction of this sector and industry group.
A Special Note for Seniors & Retired Investors - Dividend Yield: 3.21%
Forecast w/ 5 Year performance
Chevron Corp. and other Energy - Oil / Gas Sector Companies and ETFs are tracking well. Although Chevron Corp. has been in a Bullish mode since early 2009 it is getting tired.
Forecast w/ Performance:
Note: The below Table is for your review, questions and perhaps thoughts. If you would like to "Invest Wisely" in my "Income & Growth Asset Allocation Model," please email me to open a dialog on how I go about providing superior performance with a very low threshold of risk.
My Current Forecast is not as bright as you are perhaps being advised! (I will be more specific upon your email request).
If you own or are considering owning Chevron or oil & gas companies, the securities are becoming a mixed, not a very positive bag. Chevron Corp. is currently just Ok technically, but I have reservations about my fundamental valuation. It is on my Initial Bearish Forecast - "Warning List."
My Current Opinion is to Hold in anticipation of taking profits. This may be at even higher prices, but there will be an end and time to sell, but that is not currently in my forecast. That is a balancing of my below three (weighted) pillars of research.
* Fundamentally - ( weighting - - 40% ): My Analytics for my fundamental valuation play a vital role in profitable managing money. Earnings continue to be relatively strong.
* Technically - ( weighting - - 35%): Within this outstanding company, my indicators remain questionable. It is making new highs but that won't last. Highs are $126. and is selling for $124.
* Consensus Opinion - ( weighting - - 25% ): My third pillar of research is one that is always distorted to the positive by most all financial analysts. That's because they are afraid of being bearish. I am not! My articles on "Reality" are supportive of the below 20 year Chart.
I will personally and promptly reply to any serious investor's inquiry as to my very cautious position for CVX !
"Selectivity" is what I preach (along with discipline and patience) and is what separates the average investor and mutual funds from the profits that come with long-hours / hard work and "selectivity."
Here are a number of the Component Companies / Peers in the Chevron Industry Group that I focus on rather frequently if you wish to follow me: (NYSE:CVX), (NYSEARCA:OLO), (NYSEARCA:OIL), (NYSE:XOM), (NYSE:BP), (NYSE:RDS.A), (STO), (NYSE:TOT), (NYSE:YPF), (NYSE:E), (NYSE:BAK), (NYSE:SSL), (NYSE:PTR), (NYSE:PZE). And, more . . .
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CVX, UCO, OLO, OIL, XOM, BP, RDS.A, STO, TOT, YPF, E, BAK, SSL, PTR, PZE