Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Targa Resources Partners (NYSE:NGLS): The shares closed at $24.45, up $0.69, or 2.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.82 billion. About the company: Targa Resources Partners LP acquires, owns, develops, and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. The Company is involved in the gathering, compressing, treating, processing and selling natural gas and fractionating and selling natural gas liquids, or NGLs, and NGL products.
  • Transportadora de Gas del (NYSE:TGS): The shares closed at $3.08, up $0.08, or 2.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $489.41 million. About the company: Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A. (NYSE:TGS) transports and processes natural gas in Argentina. The Company’s pipeline systems connect major gas fields in Southern and Western Argentina with distributors of gas in those areas and in the Greater Buenos Aires area.
  • Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR): The shares closed at $25.14, up $0.62, or 2.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.28 billion. About the company: Gulfport Energy Corporation owns and operates oil and gas properties in the Louisiana Gulf Coast area of the United States.
  • TransMontaigne Partners L (NYSE:TLP): The shares closed at $32.05, up $0.74, or 2.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $463.35 million. About the company: TransMontaigne Partners L.P, is a refined petroleum products terminaling and pipeline company with operations currently in Florida, Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. The company provides integrated terminaling, storage, pipeline and related services for companies engaged in the distribution and marketing of refined petroleum products and crude oil.
  • EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP): The shares closed at $71.92, up $0.92, or 1.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.46 billion. About the company: EV Energy Partner LP explores for oil and natural gas.

Losers (% price change)

  • (): The shares closed at $18.92, down $2.34, or 11.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.28 billion.
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO): The shares closed at $21.25, down $2.58, or 10.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $835.08 million. About the company: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. explores for and produces natural gas and crude oil. The Company develops and exploits onshore properties along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast regions.
  • FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXEN): The shares closed at $4.20, down $0.5, or 10.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $220.34 million. About the company: FX Energy, Inc. explores for and produces oil and gas, primarily in the Republic of Poland. The Company also has limited oil production and reserves in Montana and Nevada, as well as oil and gas exploration projects in other western states.
  • Union Drilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:UDRL): The shares closed at $5.26, down $0.58, or 9.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $121.99 million. About the company: Union Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services in the United States and Canada. The Company currently markets rigs in the Appalachian Basin, the Uintah Basin, and the Piceance Basin in eastern Utah and western Colorado, as well as rigs in eastern Canada. Union’s rigs are mechanical, truck-mounted or portable, and equipped for fluid and air drilling.
  • Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:SGY): The shares closed at $17.98, down $1.97, or 9.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $881.50 million. About the company: Stone Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. The Company acquires, explores, develops, and operates oil and gas properties onshore and offshore in the Gulf Coast Basin.

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

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