Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Energy (XLE) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • EXCO Resources Inc (NYSE:XCO): The shares closed at $13.44, up $0.83, or 6.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.89 billion. About the company: EXCO Resources, Inc. explores for oil and natural gas. The Company operates in onshore locations in the United States.
  • Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR): The shares closed at $29.05, up $1.66, or 6.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion. About the company: Gulfport Energy Corporation owns and operates oil and gas properties in the Louisiana Gulf Coast area of the United States.
  • Rosetta Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:ROSE): The shares closed at $46.36, up $2.55, or 5.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.46 billion. About the company: Rosetta Resources, Inc. is an oil and gas exploration and production company.
  • Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE:WG): The shares closed at $6.22, up $0.34, or 5.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $302.24 million. About the company: Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor providing construction, engineering and specialty services to the oil and gas industry, for private industry and government entities worldwide. The Company’s services include building and replacement of major pipelines, flow stations, pump stations, gas compressor stations, oil and gas facilities, piers, docks and bridges.
  • TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI): The shares closed at $10.75, up $0.56, or 5.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $829.68 million. About the company: TETRA Technologies, Inc. is an energy services company with an integrated chemicals operation that supplies feedstocks to energy, and other, markets. The Company markets chemical products and systems to the oil and gas industry for use in well completion and workover operations. TETRA Technologies also provides on-site fluid engineering, fluid management, and filtration services.

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.
  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.51, down $0.09, or 3.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $239.02 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.
  • Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB): The shares closed at $106.69, down $3.3, or 3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.97 billion. About the company: Core Laboratories N.V. provides reservoir description, production enhancement, and reservoir management services. The Company’s customers include major, national, and independent oil and gas producers. Core also manufactures and sells petroleum reservoir rock and fluid analysis instrumentation and other integrated systems.
  • New Gold Inc. (AMEX:NGD): The shares closed at $13.13, down $0.36, or 2.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.91 billion. About the company: New Gold Inc. is a natural resource company. The Company acquires, explores, and develops gold properties.

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

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