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Morgan Stanley upgrades Occidental on increased oil costs, predicts 40% achieve

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Excessive oil costs and decrease capital bills ought to lead oil shares to throw off money, and buyers ought to add just a few winners from this sector, in accordance with Morgan Stanley.

Whereas vitality costs dipped on Thursday amid broad commodity weakness, the benchmark oil costs within the U.S. and Europe are nonetheless up about 80% over the previous 12 months. The business has seen demand surge and reserves dwindle as economies reopen.

Analyst Devin McDermott shuffled his rankings for vitality shares on Friday, upgrading Occidental Petroleum to obese from equal weight and Marathon Oil to equal weight from underweight. McDermott mentioned in a observe to shoppers that these shifts have been to achieve extra publicity to excessive oil costs specifically.