Energy Sector Review: Winners, Losers, and Highly Active Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Energy sector (NYSE:XLE):

Gainer (% price change)

  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $5.52, up $0.35, or 6.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $675.84 million. About the company: Dynegy Inc. provides electricity to markets and customers throughout the United States. The Company’s sell electric energy, capacity and ancillary services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities.
  • Isramco, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRL): The shares closed at $63.10, up $3.55, or 5.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $171.49 million. About the company: Isramco, Inc. acquires, explores, operates, and develops oil and gas properties in the United States and Israel.
  • James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC): The shares closed at $10.37, up $0.56, or 5.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $369.15 million. About the company: James River Coal Company, through subsidiaries, mines coal. The Company’s subsidiaries operate in Kentucky.
  • McDermott International (NYSE:MDR): The shares closed at $13.97, up $0.68, or 5.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.28 billion. About the company: McDermott International, Inc. is a worldwide energy services company. The Company and its subsidiaries provide engineering, fabrication, installation, procurement, research, manufacturing, environmental systems, project management, and facility management services to a variety of customers in the energy and power industries, including the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS): The shares closed at $20.17, up $0.93, or 4.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $855.77 million. About the company: Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and gas drilling and producing companies. The Company operates well maintenance, workover, and fluid handling services through a fleet of well servicing rigs and fluid service trucks and equipment.

Loser (% price change)

  • Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR): The shares closed at $15.81, down $1.08, or 6.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.44 billion. About the company: Western Refining, Inc., through a subsidiary, refines crude oil and markets petroleum products. The subsidiary primarily produces gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. The products are marketed in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in the United States, and Juarez, Mexico.
  • Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ): The shares closed at $8.05, down $0.44, or 5.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $449.47 million. About the company: Alon USA Energy, Inc. refines and markets oil, operates pipelines, and operates convenience stores. The Company operates a sour crude oil refinery and pipeline, markets gasoline and diesel fuel to retailers, markets unbranded gasoline and diesel and jet fuels, supplies asphalt in West Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, and operates convenience stores in West Texas and New Mexico.
  • GMX Resources Inc. (NYSE:GMXR): The shares closed at $13.11, down $0.57, or 4.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $409.21 million. About the company: GMX Resources Inc. acquires and develops oil and gas properties in the United States. The Company currently holds interests in producing and undeveloped properties located primarily in Texas, Louisiana, Kansas, and New Mexico. GMX is concentrating its efforts on the acquisition and development of gas reserves.
  • PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PQ): The shares closed at $7.10, down $0.16, or 2.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $448.23 million. About the company: PetroQuest Energy, Inc. explores, develops, acquires, and operates oil and gas properties onshore and offshore in the Gulf Coast Region.
  • Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK): The shares closed at $13.51, down $0.27, or 1.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $783.37 million. About the company: Delek US Holdings, Inc. a diversified energy focused on petroleum refining and supply and on retail marketing. The Company markets gasoline, diesel and other refined petroleum products and convenience merchandise through a network of company-operated retail fuel and convenience stores. Delek also has a wholesale fuel distribution operation.

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM): The shares closed at $71.65, down $0.19, or 0.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $348.37 billion. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX): The shares closed at $95.93, up $0.02, or 0.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $192.15 billion. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): The shares closed at $39.49, down $0.07, or 0.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $36.32 billion. About the company: Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The Company offers services and products and integrated solutions to customers in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas.
  • Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB): The shares closed at $72.13, down $0.25, or 0.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $97.33 billion. About the company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP): The shares closed at $64.76, up $0.52, or 0.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $91.26 billion. About the company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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