A $5 Billion Top Performing Pundit’s Stock Picks

Here at Wall St. Watchdog, we analyze stock market pundits’ picks.  Our best-performing pundit is T. Boone Pickens, whose 25 picks have returned an average of 193.68% from their 52-week low.  The picks have outperformed the S&P 500′s 52-week performance by an average of 180.36%.  The median return for these stocks is 172.66% and the median out-performance relative to the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) is 159.34%.

Following is some more information about these 25 picks:

  • Ambassadors International Inc. (NASDAQ:AMIE): This company recently traded at $2.80, its 52-week high is $6.56, and its 52-week low is $0.82. It has increased 341.46% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 328.14%. Its market capitalization is $9,299,864. Ambassadors International, Inc. is a cruise, marine and travel and events company. The Company provides overnight passenger cruises along the inland rivers and coastal waterways of North America, provides marina design and construction services, and provides event and travel services to corporations, associations and trade show companies.
  • Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA): This company recently traded at $129.98, its 52-week high is $132.50, and its 52-week low is $81.94. It has increased 158.63% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 145.31%. Its market capitalization is $49,750,129,321. Apache Corporation is an independent energy company. The Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company has operations in North America, onshore Egypt, offshore Western Australia, offshore the United Kingdom in the North Sea (North Sea), and onshore Argentina, as well as on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC): This company recently traded at $82.88, its 52-week high is $84.00, and its 52-week low is $34.54. It has increased 239.95% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 226.63%. Its market capitalization is $41,700,664,506. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations. In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico. Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
  • BP plc (NYSE:BP): This company recently traded at $45.66, its 52-week high is $60.98, and its 52-week low is $26.75. It has increased 170.69% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 157.37%. Its market capitalization is $143,064,118,270. BP plc is an oil and petrochemicals company. The Company explores for and produces oil and natural gas, refines, markets, and supplies petroleum products, generates solar energy, and manufactures and markets chemicals. BP’s chemicals include terephthalic acid, acetic acid, acrylonitrile, ethylene and polyethylene.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK): This company recently traded at $33.50, its 52-week high is $35.95, and its 52-week low is $19.62. It has increased 170.74% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 157.42%. Its market capitalization is $22,030,755,750. Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States.
  • CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX): This company recently traded at $53.13, its 52-week high is $56.32, and its 52-week low is $31.08. It has increased 170.95% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 157.63%. Its market capitalization is $12,038,843,828. CONSOL Energy Inc. produces high-BTU bituminous coal, and also coalbed methane gas. The Company primarily produces pipeline-quality coalbed methane gas from coal properties in the Northern and the Central Appalachian basin, other western basins, and oil and gas from properties in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): This company recently traded at $108.32, its 52-week high is $109.65, and its 52-week low is $66.83. It has increased 162.08% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 148.76%. Its market capitalization is $217,446,983,387. Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:CWEI): This company recently traded at $106.97, its 52-week high is $109.45, and its 52-week low is $35.88. It has increased 298.13% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 284.81%. Its market capitalization is $1,300,278,129. Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries explore for and produce oil and natural gas. The Company’s activities are primarily located in Texas, Louisiana, and other southern states.
  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN): This company recently traded at $92.00, its 52-week high is $93.56, and its 52-week low is $58.58. It has increased 157.05% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 143.73%. Its market capitalization is $39,284,000,000. Devon Energy Corporation is an independent energy company that is involved primarily in oil and gas exploration, development and production, the transportation of oil, gas, and NGLs and the processing of natural gas. The Company also has marketing and midstream operations primarily in North America that include gas, crude oil and NGLs.
  • EnCana Corp. (NYSE:ECA): This company recently traded at $34.72, its 52-week high is $35.25, and its 52-week low is $26.02. It has increased 133.44% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 120.12%. Its market capitalization is $25,531,863,282. Encana Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company operates in North and South America.
  • Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR): This company recently traded at $72.92, its 52-week high is $75.76, and its 52-week low is $41.20. It has increased 176.99% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 163.67%. Its market capitalization is $12,894,472,444. Fluor Corporation is a professional services company. The Company provides engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance as well as project management services on a global basis. Fluor also provides outsourcing of maintenance services and asset operations, equipment rental and sales, business support services, and other services.
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): This company recently traded at $86.74, its 52-week high is $87.40, and its 52-week low is $48.70. It has increased 178.11% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 164.79%. Its market capitalization is $29,435,912,195. Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The Company explores for, produces, markets, and refines crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in countries that include Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Massey Energy (NYSE:MEE): This company recently traded at $69.26, its 52-week high is $69.84, and its 52-week low is $25.85. It has increased 267.93% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 254.61%. Its market capitalization is $7,165,279,669. Massey Energy Company produces, processes, and sells bituminous, low sulfur coal of steam and metallurgical grades through its processing and shipping centers. The Company currently operates coal mines in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Virginia. Massey provides its coal to utility, industrial, and metallurgical customers.
  • McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE:MMR): This company recently traded at $18.35, its 52-week high is $19.80, and its 52-week low is $8.63. It has increased 212.63% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 199.31%. Its market capitalization is $2,906,302,420. McMoRan Exploration Co. explores for and produces oil and gas offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore in the Gulf Coast area.
  • Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR): This company recently traded at $73.73, its 52-week high is $76.74, and its 52-week low is $48.14. It has increased 153.16% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 139.84%. Its market capitalization is $14,260,230,544. Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States.
  • Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE): This company recently traded at $45.29, its 52-week high is $46.72, and its 52-week low is $26.23. It has increased 172.66% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 159.34%. Its market capitalization is $11,416,685,315. Noble Corporation provides diversified services for the oil and gas industry. The Company provides contract drilling services with its fleet of offshore drilling units located in markets worldwide. Noble also provides labor contract drilling services, well site and project management services, and engineering services.
  • iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN (NYSE:OIL): This company recently traded at $28.59, its 52-week high is $28.62, and its 52-week low is $20.01. It has increased 142.88% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 129.56%. Its market capitalization is $1,091,821,715. iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN is an exchange-traded note issued in the USA. The Notes will provide investors with a cash payment at the scheduled maturity or early redemption, based on the performance of its underlying index, the S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index.
  • Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE:PXP): This company recently traded at $37.10, its 52-week high is $40.06, and its 52-week low is $19.28. It has increased 192.43% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 179.11%. Its market capitalization is $5,197,709,786. Plains Exploration & Production Company is an independent oil and gas company with onshore and offshore operations in California, West Texas, East Texas and the Gulf Coast region. The Company is primarily involved in the upstream activities of acquiring, exploiting, developing, and producing oil and gas.
  • QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP): This company recently traded at $41.04, its 52-week high is $42.00, and its 52-week low is $27.90. It has increased 147.10% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 133.78%. Its market capitalization is $7,235,569,673. QEP Resources Inc. is an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company. The Company’s operations are focused in the Rocky Mountain and Midcontinent regions of the United States. QEP also gathers, compresses, treats, and processes natural gas.
  • Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG): This company recently traded at $78.82, its 52-week high is $92.67, and its 52-week low is $41.88. It has increased 188.20% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 174.88%. Its market capitalization is $25,151,509,195. Transocean Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor. The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services.
  • SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD): This company recently traded at $12.96, its 52-week high is $13.34, and its 52-week low is $3.87. It has increased 334.88% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 321.56%. Its market capitalization is $5,323,228,000. SandRidge Energy Inc. explores and produces natural gas and crude oil. The Company and its subsidiaries own and operate gas gathering and processing facilities and CO2 treating and transportation facilities. Sandridge energy conducts marketing and tertiary oil recovery operations.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): This company recently traded at $93.70, its 52-week high is $95.64, and its 52-week low is $51.67. It has increased 181.34% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 168.02%. Its market capitalization is $127,417,097,550. Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Suncor Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SU): This company recently traded at $45.28, its 52-week high is $48.53, and its 52-week low is $27.65. It has increased 163.76% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 150.44%. Its market capitalization is $71,147,782,882. Suncor Energy, Inc. is a integrated energy company focused on developing the Athabasca oil sands basin. The Company extracts and upgrades oil sands into refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, explores for, develops and produces natural gas, refines crude oil and markets a range of petroleum and petrochemical products, and operates crude oil pipelines and retail petroleum stations.
  • Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN): This company recently traded at $42.87, its 52-week high is $45.25, and its 52-week low is $30.61. It has increased 140.05% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 126.73%. Its market capitalization is $14,908,226,470. Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily focused on natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (E&P) within the United States. The Company operations also include natural gas gathering, transmission, and marketing, as well as natural gas distribution.
  • Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT): This company recently traded at $23.05, its 52-week high is $28.11, and its 52-week low is $12.34. It has increased 186.79% from its 52-week low, and it has beaten the S&P’s 52-week return by 173.47%. Its market capitalization is $17,105,890,789. Weatherford International Ltd. provides equipment and services used for the drilling, completion, and production of oil and natural gas wells. The Company offers drilling and intervention services, completion systems, artificial lift systems, and compression services. Weatherford conducts operations in substantially all of the oil and natural gas producing regions in the world.

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