Is It Time to Buy This Oil Company?

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

David has been reading more about SandRidge Energy, and is becoming more interested in the stock. It's become the leading driller in the Mississippian and Central Basin, and was able to increase average daily production last quarter. David is somewhat concerned about the company's cash flow, as it continues to invest hand over fist. All in all, the stock price has declined of late, so the question is how much risk one is willing to take.

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At the time this article was published David Meierhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above.John Reeveshas no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares ofSandridge Mississippian Trust IIand has the following options: long Jan. 2013 $16.00 calls on Chesapeake Energy, long Jan. 2013 $25.00 calls on Chesapeake Energy, long Jan. 2014 $20.00 calls on Chesapeake Energy, and long Jan. 2014 $30.00 calls on Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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