Cenovus is a top oil buy

CENOVUS ENERGY $11.83 (Toronto symbol CVE; Shares o/s: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $14.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 1.7%; www.cenovus.com) acquired 100% of its main oil sands properties in Alberta in May 2017. It did that through the purchase of the 50% stake held by… Read More

We still prefer Cenovus over Encana

Both crude oil and natural gas prices have moved up since the start of 2018. Still, we feel U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil will further lift oil prices. At the same time, rising North American production of shale natural gas should hurt overall gas prices… Read More

Cenovus is still better for new buying

We like Encana and Cenovus, mainly due to their high-quality reserves and low operating costs. However, Encana’s exposure to weak gas prices hurts its appeal.
ENCANA CORP. $15 (Toronto symbol ECA; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 971.0 million; Market cap: $14.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 3.6;… Read More