Yesterday on BNN (https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/market-call/full-episode-market-call-for-wednesday-february-12-2020) I went through my rationale for why the YTD sell-off due to Coronavirus panic has created an opportunity for energy investors.
Once the coronavirus headlines fade, I believe we will rally back to $60/bbl by the 2H of this year and using that price level we are deploying fresh capital (the Fund has been net positive in inflows nearly every day) into names that we believe can double (or more) in value from current levels. Below are graphs showing EV/CF trading multiples (some names <3x versus 8x a few years ago) and free cash flow yields at $60/bbl…again where oil was just one month ago. Patience and the ability to look through the short-term noise will be rewarded.
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