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)

  • James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC): The shares closed at $7.51, up $1.05, or 16.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $267.34 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 $13.35, up $1.72, or 14.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.13 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.
  • ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ:ATPG): The shares closed at $7.49, up $0.91, or 13.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $386.60 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.
  • Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO): The shares closed at $21.95, up $2.66, or 13.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.16 billion. About the company: Tesoro Corporation refines and markets petroleum products, and provides transporting services. The Company operates refineries, as well as a network of retail and refueling stations in the western United States. Tesoro also markets gasoline and diesel fuel to independent marketers and commercial end users.
  • (): The shares closed at $19.70, up $2.26, or 12.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.46 billion.

Losers (% price change)

  • 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.
  • Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR): The shares closed at $11.15, down $0.22, or 1.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.49 billion. About the company: Denbury Resources Inc. acquires, develops, operates and explores oil, and gas properties, primarily in the Gulf Coast region of the United States.
  • (): The shares closed at $72.52, down $1.41, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion.
  • Talisman Energy Inc. (USA (NYSE:TLM): The shares closed at $11.34, down $0.22, or 1.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.62 billion. About the company: Talisman Energy Inc. is an independent oil and gas producer. The Company has operations in North America, the North Sea, and Indonesia. Talisman is also conducting exploration in Southeast Asia, Algeria, Qatar, Colombia and Trinidad.
  • Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ): The shares closed at $7.50, down $0.14, or 1.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $462.13 million. About the company: Venoco Inc. is an onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production company.

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

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