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Whitecap Resources: Energy darling, or overhyped?

Investors are clearly divided on the prospects for Canadian energy, but Whitecap Resources sails along nonetheless.

Hampered by a sudden drop-off in international demand for Canadian energy assets and the well-known problems with transporting Canadian crude, the country’s broad energy sector has, for the most part, been stuck in limbo. Whitecap’s stock, though, is up 42 per cent this year.