5 Energy Stocks Trading With High Volume in the Rally

Through early afternoon trading on Thursday, August 11, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Energy (NYSE:DBE) sector.

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Shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 9.2 million shares trading hands at $93.28, making up a dollar volume of $860 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $10.99 (-10.5%) from $104.39 to $93.40. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 5, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 7.4% (+$7.22) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 4.9% (-$5.41) over that span.

Shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 11.1 million shares are being traded at $76.95, making up a dollar volume of $857.6 million.

Stock Price Performance: During August 3, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $9.56 (-11%) from $87.19 to $77.63. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 19, 2010 and November 4, 2010 when shares rose for 13-straight days, rising 20% (+$12.55) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 14.7% (-$13.91) over that span.

Shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $593.9 million, with a current price of $65.06 and 9.1 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $9.13 (-12.4%) from $73.69 to $64.56. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 17, 2010 and January 3, 2011 when shares rose for 11-straight days, rising 4.9% (+$3.10) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 5% (-$3.82) over that span.

Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) have a dollar volume today of $493.5 million, sitting at a current price of $84.68 with 5.8 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: During June 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $17.73 (-17.4%) from $102.14 to $84.41. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 8, 2010 and December 22, 2010 when shares rose for 11-straight days, rising 7.5% (+$6.80) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 13-straight days, falling 26.3% (-$28.45) over that span.

Shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 10.7 million shares trading hands at $45.08, making up a dollar volume of $484.5 million.

Stock Price Performance: During August 3, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $8.31 (-15.7%) from $53.06 to $44.75. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 12, 2011 and April 26, 2011 when shares rose for 10-straight days, rising 12.4% (+$5.61) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 8% (-$4.61) over that span.