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)

  • Isramco, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRL): The shares closed at $57.79, up $2.43, or 4.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $157.06 million. About the company: Isramco, Inc. acquires, explores, operates, and develops oil and gas properties in the United States and Israel.
  • 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 $3.10, up $0.06, or 1.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $492.59 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.
  • (): The shares closed at $2.70, up $0.05, or 1.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $158.58 million.
  • TransMontaigne Partners L (NYSE:TLP): The shares closed at $32.93, up $0.59, or 1.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $476.07 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • McDermott International (NYSE:MDR): The shares closed at $10.76, down $1.23, or 10.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.53 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.
  • Union Drilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:UDRL): The shares closed at $4.70, down $0.51, or 9.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $109.00 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.
  • ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ:ATPG): The shares closed at $7.71, down $0.83, or 9.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $397.96 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.
  • Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO): The shares closed at $2.92, down $0.3, or 9.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $402.61 million. About the company: Hercules Offshore, Inc. offers offshore contract drilling, liftboat and inland barge services. The Company operates in the United States Gulf of Mexico, the Middle East, India, Latin America, West Africa, and Malaysia. Hercules serves oil and natural gas exploration and production companies.
  • Petroleum Development (NASDAQ:PETD): The shares closed at $19.39, down $1.82, or 8.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $457.43 million. About the company: Petroleum Development Corporation is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin, and Michigan. The Company’s drilling operations are focused on shallow Rocky Mountain gas prospects. Petroleum Development also sponsors publicly registered drilling programs and owns an Appalachian Basin natural gas marketing company.

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

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