Saturday, July 18, 2015

ConocoPhillips: Dividend Obsession Hurts The Company


Summary

  • ConocoPhillips announces small hike in the dividend.
  • The E&P firm cancels a ultra-deepwater drillship contract with high termination fees.
  • The stock is hitting new oils due to the company protecting the dividend while oil prices head lower.
   While a lot of comments don't agree with my previous points on the dividends paid by ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), the latest news again backs up my claims. The exploration and production firm made another bizarre move based on protecting the dividend at the expense of prudent financial moves.

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