Oil's slide is causing slick investing conditions

The sharp decline in oil prices reinforces the importance of purchasing stocks at a reasonable margin of safety, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.

Matthew Coffina 12 December, 2014 | 6:00PM Jeremy Glaser

 

 

Jeremy Glaser: For Morningstar, I'm Jeremy Glaser. A slide in oil prices has led to pressure on the energy sector. I'm here with Matt Coffina--he's the editor of Morningstar StockInvestor newsletter--to see what impact it's going to have on his portfolios. Matt, thanks for joining me today.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
Energy Transfer LP5.12 USD-2.94
National Oilwell Varco Inc7.86 USD-1.94
Schlumberger Ltd14.24 USD0.43

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Matthew Coffina

Matthew Coffina  Matt Coffina, CFA, is a portfolio manager for Morningstar’s Investment Management group and editor of Morningstar® StockInvestorSM.

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