Is CVR's Surge Deserved or Hyped?

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which energy editor/analyst Joel South and senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discuss topics across the investing world.

In this edition, Joel continues to investigate the top-performing midstream companies in the energy sector. Next up on the list is CVR Energy, whose share price has soared more than 35% year to date. The biggest headline surrounding CVR is the notorious corporate raider, Carl Icahn, purchasing 80% of shares outstanding. This begs the question: Does CVR's business warrant the share price increase, or was the increase due to the excitement of the takeover? Moreover, what can we expect going forward from CVR Energy? Check out the video below to see if CVR can continue to grow its business and its share price.

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At the time this article was published Eric Bleekerhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above.Joel Southhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of CF Industries.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendPotashCorp. 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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