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)

  • Aegean Marine Petroleum (NYSE:ANW): The shares closed at $4.37, up $0.4, or 10.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $204.28 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.
  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $3.85, up $0.23, or 6.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $471.37 million. About the company: Dynegy Inc. provides electricity to markets and customers throughout the United States. The Company’s sell electric energy, capacity and ancillary services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities.
  • Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO): The shares closed at $14.19, up $0.75, or 5.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $542.02 million. About the company: Tesco Corporation is an international oilfield service company operating worldwide. The Company designs, manufactures, sells, and operates top drive and underbalanced drilling systems, completion products, and control, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE:NR): The shares closed at $7.55, up $0.38, or 5.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $687.83 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.
  • Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ): The shares closed at $8.40, up $0.42, or 5.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $517.59 million. About the company: Venoco Inc. is an onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production company.

Losers (% price change)

  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG): The shares closed at $4.68, down $0.35, or 6.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $387.14 million. About the company: Cheniere Energy, Inc., through subsidiaries, develops liquefied natural gas terminals, and explores for oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Sinopec Shanghai (NYSE:SHI): The shares closed at $34.90, down $1.95, or 5.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.51 billion. About the company: Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. processes crude oil into a broad range of synthetic fibers, resins and plastics, intermediate petrochemical products and petroleum products.
  • 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.
  • Transportadora de Gas del (NYSE:TGS): The shares closed at $2.85, down $0.11, or 3.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $452.86 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.
  • PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR): The shares closed at $116.52, down $4.12, or 3.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $213.26 billion. About the company: PetroChina Company Limited explores, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The Company also refines, transports, and distributes crude oil and petroleum products, produces and sells chemicals, and transmits, markets and sells natural gas.

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

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