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Q: Dear Peter et al:

Can you give me the names of 3 companies each that fulfill these criteria. I tried to "curate" the list by myself by going through 6 months worth of questions on Energy sector but really couldn't compile a decent selection as the questions exhibited significant variance.

Question # 1.

Mid cap oils (not gas)

Good to great free cash flow

FCF well directed to share buy backs, debt reduction and dividend enhancement.

Solid management
(I know this is subjective but I know that you know the players well!)

Showing good momentum and growth prospects.
You can include a small cap if you think it i soon going to be a mid cap.

Question # 2.

Same criteria but in Large cap oils.

Many thanks.

Read Answer Asked by Savalai on February 16, 2024
Q: Hi group what do you think about loading up on Natural gas producers (assuming the changes in being able to export LNG to Europe will drive much higher top line growth? I like and own... ARX + TOU what do you think? please list in order of preference ... 6 stocks that will or should benefit from the changes in LNG/ when would you expect the change to occur is it late this year or? Thanks
Read Answer Asked by Terence on February 14, 2024
Q: Considering taking a position (up to 2%) in a dividend paying oil/gas company, and looking at FRU or WCP. Could I get your comments on the royalty structure vs a producer, as well as a comparison of the metrics such as payout percentage, debt, guidance, etc. Do you have a preference, and would you even consider adding an oil producer at this time. I have some ETFs with small positions in some oil companies, but no direct holdings of my own.
Read Answer Asked by grant on February 12, 2024
Q: Hi. I have an RESP for three grandkids, ages 5, 7 and 9. Current holdings that I'm underwater on are: AEM, BCE, BN, NTR and TVE along with these: ARX, BAM, CSU, ENB, RY, TD and TOU. I'd appreciate your overall comments on account re sector allocation and any obvious sells. As well, I'd like suggestions on how to deploy $7000 cash. Thx.
Read Answer Asked by Dona on February 06, 2024
Q: Hi guys at 5 i's

I know that nat gas prices are in the doldrums and if this mild winter continues nat gas is not going to get much of a bid. But Tourmaline TOU is getting down into the mid $50 again and the last year or more whenever it gets back down there it usually doesn't take long to go back to the mid $60's. I own a core position in TOU because of the dividends and the chance that if nat gas goes up for some reason (problems in exporting LNG from Qatar/freaky cold weather, etc.) that TOU will rock upwards. Still I am tempted to trade some additional shares of TOU. I was doing that with ARX but sold out of ARX in the $21.50 range not long ago and I am waiting for a under $20 share price on ARX to get back in. Where do you think TOU might bottom out if nat gas stays low all year because I can't see it going much below the mid $45 range.
Read Answer Asked by Paul on February 05, 2024
Q: In regards to the comment of the energy sector being very very cheap.
If you had zero exposure to the energy sector, and only cared about total return and growth.
What would be your 4 top picks to research?
Read Answer Asked by Shawn on February 02, 2024
Q: I have these companies in my tfsa and and I have $7000 to add. How would you rate them right now.
Read Answer Asked by Mike on February 02, 2024
Q: I own these energy stocks and some are on the plus side and others are on the losing side. I've been waiting for quite some time for the Chinese economy to take off, but it seems to go nowhere ? I would like to trim some of my holdings. Please place them in order of what you would keep down to some you would let go. Maybe you could code them as 10 being the best and 1 as being the worst. Thanks.
Read Answer Asked by Frank on January 30, 2024
Q: Hi group in light of the new export rules for LNG exports in the US would you sell ARC (750 shares) and replace it with TOU?(in theory TOU should have much better upside. Your thoughts please

Also should I trim LMN + TOI they are both sitting around 10 % of my portfolio...I recently trimmed BYD with the hope that on a pullback i can buy back all 3...What would be good levels to buy back in ...Thanks for your help

Looking for entry to Industrials, Materials, Health, Financials Consumer staples, Tech, Communications what's your top 2 picks in each sector. Could you please provide short explanation on why you are picking them

Deduct credits as necessary...thanks
Read Answer Asked by Terence on January 30, 2024
Q: thinking of bottom fishing energy with bias to natgas , which producers
would you consider most undervalued.
Read Answer Asked by howard on January 29, 2024
Q: Hi 5i,
I have about 15K that I want to put into my RSP before the February deadline and then immediately invest for a minimum 5 year hold to accumulate capital gain and dividend income. Currently I'm considering TOU or DIR.UN for this, and would appreciate your thoughts about the relative merits of each for this use of the funds, and which one you think will outperform the other on a total gain basis in that time period - based on just the standard ups, downs and risks that are out there and not taking into account any potential calamitous economic events.
Read Answer Asked by Peter on January 26, 2024
Q: Are there any particularly compelling resource stocks that are worth buying currently. I have zero exposure to commodities and I am fine with that, but I am open to your recommendations, either CAD or US. I am a moderate-to-agressive investor.

Thank you.
Read Answer Asked by Karim on January 24, 2024
Q: Can you provide me with your analysis of Journey Energy please? Price has gone down more than other O&G plays. WIll continue to hold this if the fundamentals are good. Can they do well with WTI at this price?
Thank you.
Read Answer Asked by Tulio on January 19, 2024
Q: Hi,

I am wanting to start a position int TOU but need to raise the cash. Below is where I am thinking of raising the cash.

I have positions in the following:

ENB 6.35 % ( I do not want to sell)
SU 1.33% ( Sell Full position)
TRP 1.13 % (Sell Full Position)

That leaves me with KEY at 4.22% and PPL at 2.78% To get my 5% weighting in TOU I can decide on whether to sell PPL or KEY.

Your thoughts? Does it make sense?

Read Answer Asked by Jimmy on January 15, 2024