Start of the Day with Chris Forte – Nucor

I’m a small-cap and micro-cap guy, but when a large cap punches me in the face with a steel fist I pay attention and take a position. Nucor Corporation (NUE) is the best steel company this country has and it’s at a bargain price. Shares closed yesterday at $127, but the shares have swung wildly […]

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Start of the Day with Chris Forte – QIPT

Is your portfolio in need of healthcare? Do you want to get it out of the ICU and back home safe and sound? How about getting your investing blood pressure back closer to 120/80? Yesterday Breakout Investor Aaron Warwick published his latest update on Quipt Home Medical Corp. (QIPT) and his prescription reads, “Strong Buy.” […]

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Start of the Day with Chris Forte – Natgas

Natural gas is up 16% in a week, up 60% this month, on pace for its best month since 2009. What do we make of this trend and how to invest? Joe Terranova, Chief Market Strategist for Virtus Investment Partners said yesterday on CNBC, “I bought Valero (VLO) and EQT Corp (EQT). I already own […]

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Chris Forte’s Thoughts to Start the Day – Nat Gas and AR

April 27: A few thoughts to start the day. . . Ever smash your fingers in a car door? That’s what it felt like to investors yesterday when the NASDAQ lost a whopping 3.95%. Yet late in the day Scott Wren, senior global market strategist for Wells Fargo said, “Our message to our clients is […]

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Antero Is Back With Some Financial Engineering

Antero Resources AR (disclosure: long) is in the markets again with some value creating financial engineering. They refinance 2022 senior notes with senior unsecured notes due 2026. So they extend the maturity considerably. While the previous rate was 5.125%, the new rate will be 8.375% but that is perfectly acceptable. They can easily afford the […]

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Propane Prices are Fuelling Antero’s Fundamentals

Propane is ripping higher as high demand causes hefty draws on inventory. Demand for NGLs in general comes from LNG exports as prices rise overseas for need of electricity generation and heating (there is export capacity for 80% of production in the US) and local demand for heating eg heating columns restaurants are using outside. […]

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Antero Family at the Wells Fargo Symposium

Antero Resources AM (disclosure: long) and Midstream AM (disclosure: position only indirectly via AR) attended the vitual Wells Fargo Symposium and gave some great details. A couple of notes (there might be some errors): every dollar free cash flow goes to debt repayment for AR would like to see AR debt from $3B to $2B […]

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Antero Resources Announces Launch of $500 Million Offering of Senior Notes

Antero Resources AR (disclosure: long) is in the process of further firming up the debt structure Denver, Colorado, December 17, 2020—Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE: AR) (“Antero Resources”) announced today that, subject to market conditions, it intends to offer $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2026 (the “Notes”) in a private placement […]

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Antero Resources is Having a Good Day upon Coverage and Upgrade

Antero Resources AR (disclosure: long) has been held down by low natural gas prices recently. People don’t get that that AR is fully hedged on gas and low prices now combined with high prices later are the dream scenario for AR. That way they don’t take losses on their hedges and can establish new hedges […]

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