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)

  • Complete Production (NYSE:CPX): The shares closed at $28.42, up $8.04, or 39.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.25 billion. About the company: Complete Production Services, Inc. offers services to the oil and natural gas production industry. The Company establishes, maintains, and enhances the flow of oil and gas throughout the life of a well, offers land drilling, specialized rig logistics and site preparation services, and offers products such as completion, flow control and artificial lift equipment, and tubular goods.
  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.01, up $0.26, or 14.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $191.41 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.
  • Pioneer Drilling Company (AMEX:PDC): The shares closed at $8.49, up $1.08, or 14.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $523.25 million. About the company: Pioneer Drilling Company provides contract land drilling services under the name Pioneer Drilling Co., Ltd. The Company serves independent and major oil and gas operators drilling wells in central, south, and east Texas.
  • Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE:NR): The shares closed at $7.17, up $0.87, or 13.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $653.21 million. About the company: Newpark Resources, Inc. provides environmental services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, primarily in the Gulf Coast market. Services include processing and disposal of oilfield exploration and production waste and drilling fluids, along with associated engineering and technical services, and fluids processing and recycling services at the rig site.
  • Clayton Williams Energy (NASDAQ:CWEI): The shares closed at $48.97, up $5.93, or 13.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $595.60 million. About the company: Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries explore for and produce oil and natural gas. The Company’s activities are primarily located in Texas, Louisiana, and other southern states.

Losers (% price change)

  • Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN): The shares closed at $23.63, down $3.78, or 13.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.89 billion. About the company: Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment. The Company conducts operations offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the Gulf Coast region. Superior leases oilfield equipment, provides oil and gas well plug and abandonment services, and provides other equipment and services.
  • 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.
  • China Petroleum (NYSE:SNP): The shares closed at $93.41, down $1.87, or 1.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $80.99 billion. About the company: China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) refines, produces and trades petroleum and petrochemical products such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, kerosene, ethylene, synthetic fibers, synthetic rubber, synthetic resins, and chemical fertilizers. Also, The company explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in China.
  • (): The shares closed at $72.52, down $1.41, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion.
  • Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP): The shares closed at $15.92, down $0.19, or 1.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $347.23 million. About the company: Global Partners LP owns, controls or has access to a terminal network of refined petroleum products in New England, located in the United States. The Company is a wholesale distributor of distillates such as home heating oil, gasoline, and residual oil. Global Partners serves wholesalers, retailers, and commercial customers.

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

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