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)

  • Rex Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:REXX): The shares closed at $14.92, up $1.37, or 10.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $662.89 million. About the company: Rex Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company operating in the Illinois Basin, the Appalachian Basin and the southwestern region of the United States.
  • Petroleum Development (NASDAQ:PETD): The shares closed at $24.60, up $1.07, or 4.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $580.34 million. About the company: Petroleum Development Corporation is an oil and gas company with drilling and production operations in the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Basin, and Michigan. The Company’s drilling operations are focused on shallow Rocky Mountain gas prospects. Petroleum Development also sponsors publicly registered drilling programs and owns an Appalachian Basin natural gas marketing company.
  • GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:GLF): The shares closed at $40.28, up $1.55, or 4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.07 billion. About the company: GulfMark Offshore, Inc. provides marine support services to the energy industry. The Company’s vessels transport drilling materials, supplies, and personnel to offshore facilities, as well as move and position drilling structures. GulfMark operates primarily in the North Sea and offshore Southeast Asia.
  • New Gold Inc. (AMEX:NGD): The shares closed at $13.73, up $0.47, or 3.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.18 billion. About the company: New Gold Inc. is a natural resource company. The Company acquires, explores, and develops gold properties.
  • Targa Resources Partners (NYSE:NGLS): The shares closed at $24.45, up $0.69, or 2.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.82 billion. About the company: Targa Resources Partners LP acquires, owns, develops, and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. The Company is involved in the gathering, compressing, treating, processing and selling natural gas and fractionating and selling natural gas liquids, or NGLs, and NGL products.

Losers (% price change)

  • CAI International Inc (NYSE:CAP): The shares closed at $12.31, down $1.07, or 8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $237.53 million. About the company: CAI International, Inc. is a container leasing and management company. The Company provides leasing and container management services.
  • Union Drilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:UDRL): The shares closed at $6.83, down $0.52, or 7.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $158.40 million. About the company: Union Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services in the United States and Canada. The Company currently markets rigs in the Appalachian Basin, the Uintah Basin, and the Piceance Basin in eastern Utah and western Colorado, as well as rigs in eastern Canada. Union’s rigs are mechanical, truck-mounted or portable, and equipped for fluid and air drilling.
  • (): The shares closed at $3.03, down $0.21, or 6.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $177.86 million.
  • James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC): The shares closed at $9.06, down $0.63, or 6.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $322.52 million. About the company: James River Coal Company, through subsidiaries, mines coal. The Company’s subsidiaries operate in Kentucky.
  • EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP): The shares closed at $72.31, down $4.84, or 6.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.47 billion. About the company: EV Energy Partner LP explores for oil and natural gas.

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

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