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Relatively High Beta Detected in Shares of InterOil in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry (IOC, LUKOY, CVX, BP, XOM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

InterOil ranks highest with a a beta of 1.6. Lukoil OAO is next with a a beta of 1.5. Chevron ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.3.

BP follows with a a beta of 1.2, and Exxon Mobil rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.1.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Exxon Mobil on February 5th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $79.33. Since that recommendation, shares of Exxon Mobil have risen 12.7%. We continue to monitor Exxon Mobil for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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