The petroleum refiner reported first-quarter net income on May 7 of $241.7 million, or $1.16 a share, up from year-earlier earnings of $84.7 million, or 79 cents a share.
"We're upgrading HFC to Buy from Neutral following an 11% sell-off in the shares since mid-February," UBS analysts wrote in a June 1 report. "We see moderate upside to shares from the current level and view HFC's shareholder yield and cash position as defensive elements to shares."
Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2%
The mining company reported first-quarter net income of $490 million, or 97 cents a share, down from year-earlier earnings of $514 million, or $1.03 a share.
"We believe Newmont shares are positioned to outperform given the company's focus on capital allocation, unique variable gold price-linked dividend policy and current valuation," Sterne Agee analysts wrote in a May 29 report. "Newmont ranks as our favorite large cap North American gold equity."