Texas freeze led to release of tons of air pollutants as refineries shut

The largest U.S. oil refiners released tons of air pollutants into the skies over Texas this past week, according to figures provided to the state, as refineries and petrochemical plants in the region scrambled to shut production during frigid weather. Source: Industry Insights


Paul Singer-backed blank-check firms file for up to $1.5 bln IPO

Two blank-check companies, backed by billionaire Paul Singer’s hedge fund Elliott International Ltd, have filed for initial public offerings of up to $1.5 billion, their regulatory filings showed on Friday. Source: Industry Insights


Validea's Top Five Energy Stocks Based On Joseph Piotroski – 2/14/2021

The following are the top rated Energy stocks according to Validea’s Book/Market Investor model based on the published strategy of Joseph Piotroski. This value-quant strategy screens for high book-to-market stocks, and then separates out financially sound firms by looking at a ho Source: Industry Insights


Notable Friday Option Activity: TRTN, MPC, DDOG

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Triton International Ltd (Symbol: TRTN), where a total of 4,059 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 405,900 underlying shares. That amounts to abou Source: Industry Insights


MPC Ex-Dividend Reminder – 2/16/21

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/16/21, Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.58, payable on 3/10/21. As a percentage of MPC’s recent stock price of $49.84, this dividend works out to Source: Industry Insights


MPC March 26th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) saw new options become available today, for the March 26th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MPC options chain for the new March 26th contracts and identified one put and Source: Industry Insights


Notable ETF Inflow Detected – RDIV, MPC, PSX, MET

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF (Symbol: RDIV) where we have detected an approximate $137.2 million dollar inflow — that’s a 22.4% incre Source: Industry Insights


Validea David Dreman Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 2/3/2021

The following are today’s upgrades for Validea’s Contrarian Investor model based on the published strategy of David Dreman. This contrarian strategy finds the most unpopular mid- and large-cap stocks in the market and looks for improving fundamentals.ALLSTATE CORP (ALL) is a larg Source: Industry Insights