Kate Stalter talks with energy fund manager Eric Nuttall
In this episode, Kate Stalter talks with energy fund manager Eric Nuttall, who gives his view on the broad sector as it stands now, and how he’s investing with an eye toward the future. He shares the metrics he uses to evaluate stocks, along with the mistakes many investors make when viewing the oil-and-gas industry.
Are we in an energy bull market?
What are the risks to the energy sector right now?
What disruptions to the energy market has caused volatility, and which ones still present challenges?
Is growth or return in the energy sector the driver for institutional investors right now?
How are ESG pressures affecting oil-industry stocks’ growth vs. free cash flow?
How much are stock prices dependent on the underlying commodity?
What factors are behind the financial underpinnings of oil prices?
Eric has written that “panic creates opportunity.” How does he see that playing out in the oil market today?
When is the best time to make money from energy?
Why it’s important to have conviction in your investment-analysis thesis, even if others disagree.
Is the broad market writing the obituary for oil too soon?
Just because others don’t see it, doesn’t mean opportunity is not there. You can quickly figure out how much free cash flow a company can generate to evaluate an opportunity.
How does Eric view the dislocation between free cash flow and valuations of oil stocks?
Should you invest in energy stocks individually, or through a fund?
How should investors incorporate a specialty sector fund into their allocation?
Should you incorporate long-term demand and pricing pressure into your analysis?
NinePoint Energy Fund Snapshot
Links mentioned in this episode: https://www.marketbeat.com https://www.ninepoint.com/snapshots/December-2021/ninepoint-energy-fund-performance-sheet-s-f-(12.2021).pdf
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Kate Stalter is a Series 65-licensed asset manager, with more than two decades of experience in various areas of financial services. As an investment advisor and financial planner, Kate personally manages client portfolios, with a focus on successful retirement, including asset allocation, income generation and tax strategies.View episodes
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