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)

  • Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR): The shares closed at $24.34, up $1.7, or 7.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. About the company: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. extracts, processes, and markets steam and metallurgical coal. The Company conducts operations from surface and underground mines located in the northern and central Appalachian regions and Colorado, all located in the United States. Alpha Natural Resources markets its coal to electric utilities, steel and other industrial producers.
  • New Gold Inc. (AMEX:NGD): The shares closed at $13.62, up $0.49, or 3.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.13 billion. About the company: New Gold Inc. is a natural resource company. The Company acquires, explores, and develops gold properties.
  • (): The shares closed at $3.37, up $0.12, or 3.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $197.93 million.
  • Sinopec Shanghai (NYSE:SHI): The shares closed at $40.22, up $1.28, or 3.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.90 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.
  • Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE): The shares closed at $5.55, up $0.16, or 2.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $218.57 million. About the company: Callon Petroleum Company acquires, develops, and explores oil and gas properties. The Company’s properties are concentrated offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore in Louisiana and Alabama.

Losers (% price change)

  • TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI): The shares closed at $10.14, down $0.61, or 5.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $782.60 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.
  • VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:EGY): The shares closed at $5.84, down $0.33, or 5.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $333.12 million. About the company: VAALCO Energy, Inc. acquires, explores, and develops crude oil and natural gas properties. The Company owns producing properties and conducts exploration activities in the Philippines and Gabon, and has interest in the Texas Gulf Coast area. VAALCO, through participation in a partnership, has additional international exploration interests in South and North America and Africa.
  • EXCO Resources Inc (NYSE:XCO): The shares closed at $12.73, down $0.71, or 5.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.73 billion. About the company: EXCO Resources, Inc. explores for oil and natural gas. The Company operates in onshore locations in the United States.
  • FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXEN): The shares closed at $5.06, down $0.27, or 5.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $265.45 million. About the company: FX Energy, Inc. explores for and produces oil and gas, primarily in the Republic of Poland. The Company also has limited oil production and reserves in Montana and Nevada, as well as oil and gas exploration projects in other western states.
  • Aegean Marine Petroleum (NYSE:ANW): The shares closed at $5.65, down $0.29, or 4.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $264.12 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.

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

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