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)

  • CAI International Inc (NYSE:CAP): The shares closed at $12.20, up $0.97, or 8.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $235.40 million. About the company: CAI International, Inc. is a container leasing and management company. The Company provides leasing and container management services.
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO): The shares closed at $23.00, up $1.75, or 8.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $903.85 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.
  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.00, up $0.11, or 5.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $190.46 million. About the company: Cal Dive International, Inc. is a marine contracting company. The Company’s services include manned diving, pipelay and pipe burial services to the offshore oil and natural gas industry.
  • Dawson Geophysical Co. (NASDAQ:DWSN): The shares closed at $24.65, up $1.09, or 4.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $195.00 million. About the company: Dawson Geophysical Company acquires and processes three-dimensional seismic data used by third-party clients to analyze subsurface geological conditions for potential oil and natural gas accumulation. The Company operates land-based acquisition crews, primarily in the western United States, for major- and intermediate-sized oil and gas companies and independent oil operators.
  • Aegean Marine Petroleum (NYSE:ANW): The shares closed at $4.59, up $0.2, or 4.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $214.57 million. About the company: Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. supplies and markets refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. The Company also owns and operates a fleet of bunkering tankers in multiple jurisdictions.

Losers (% price change)

  • CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:CRR): The shares closed at $106.60, down $9.72, or 8.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.47 billion. About the company: CARBO Ceramics Inc. produces and supplies ceramic proppants for use in the oil and gas industry. The Company also provides foundry metal casting, and industrial mineral grinding. Carbo has manufacturing plants located worldwide.
  • Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR): The shares closed at $12.59, down $1.01, or 7.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.14 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.
  • ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ:ATPG): The shares closed at $8.54, down $0.61, or 6.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $440.80 million. About the company: ATP Oil & Gas Corporation acquires and develops natural gas and oil properties, and produces natural gas and crude oil, primarily in the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. The Company concentrates on proven undeveloped reserves which have not been strategic to major oil and gas exploration companies. ATP also operates in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and in the North Sea.
  • Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (NYSE:AAV): The shares closed at $3.95, down $0.28, or 6.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $654.12 million. About the company: Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. is an intermediate oil and natural gas corporation with properties located in Western Canada.
  • Swift Energy Company (NYSE:SFY): The shares closed at $26.39, down $1.73, or 6.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.12 billion. About the company: Swift Energy Company is an independent oil and gas company that explores, develops, acquires, and operates oil and gas properties. The Company focuses on United States onshore and inland water areas of the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast and in New Zealand on onshore areas of the Taranaki Basin.

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

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