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  • SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES) - possible rise by more than 46% due to higher oil production
Max Manturov

Max Manturov

Head of investment research regulated by CySec 15.03.2022

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES) - possible rise by more than 46% due to higher oil production

The price of oil on the stock exchange has reached an all-time high. Energy prices continue to rise amid sanctions that include a ban on oil and gas imports from Russia. The US has completely rejected imports from Russia, while in Europe a number of countries have prepared for a partial halt in supplies: major Western companies, Shell and BP, have already withdrawn from the Russian market.

OPEC believes that the current historically high oil prices are "unhealthy" for all the market participants. Tougher sanctions could cause the price of black gold to rise further.

Investments in ETFs from the oil services sector are attractive against the backdrop of current events. These include the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES), iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF and VanEck Oil Services ETF.

                                                                                               Read more about iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF

                                                                                                            Read more about VanEck Oil Services ETF

Ticker: XES.US
Entry price: $68.3
Target price: $100
Potential Growth: 46.41%
Time horizon: 12 months
Risk: High
Position size: 2%
Current dividend yield: 0.6%

About the ETF fund

The XES ETF tracks a weighted average index of companies that operate in the oil and gas equipment industry.

The ETF fund's major holdings include Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN.US) at 5.70%, Helmerich & Payne (HP.US) at 5.43%, Nabors Industries (NBR.US) at 4.93%, Halliburton Company (HAL.US) at 4.88% and Valaris (VAL.US) at 4.85%.

Important indicators:

  • Assets under management, AUM - $ 256.08 million
  • Number of ETF share names - 29
  • Expense Ratio - 0.35%
  • PE ratio - 24.57x
  • ETF yield over the last 6 months - 37.69%
  • KID

The increased demand for oil has made the resource profitable. The price of energy is rising due to the sanctions imposed and the continuing conflict in Ukraine.

Many countries, particularly the US, are ready to increase their own production of oil to reduce the cost per barrel.

The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES), iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF and VanEck Oil Services ETF track indices of companies involved in oil production and sales. The whole situation only benefits oil and gas companies, whose demand for services will grow.

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  • Sources of information

    https://en.freedom24.com/ideas/12001-ishares-oil-equipment-etf-investidea

    https://en.freedom24.com/ideas/11999-vaneck-oil-services-etf-investidea

    https://www.ssga.com/us/en/institutional/etfs/funds/spdr-sp-oil-gas-equipment-services-etf-xes

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