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)

  • Energy Partners, Ltd. (NYSE:EPL): The shares closed at $11.68, up $0.9, or 8.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $469.97 million. About the company: Energy Partners Ltd. is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The Company is focused along the United States Gulf coast primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, both on the shelf and in deepwater.
  • Yanzhou Coal Mining Co (NYSE:YZC): The shares closed at $22.55, up $1.21, or 5.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.09 billion. About the company: Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited operates underground mining and coal preparation and operation businesses. Its products are sold in domestic and international markets. The Company also provides railway transportation services.
  • China Petroleum (NYSE:SNP): The shares closed at $93.37, up $4.6, or 5.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $80.95 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.
  • CNOOC Limited (NYSE:CEO): The shares closed at $152.79, up $7.47, or 5.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $68.25 billion. About the company: CNOOC Limited, through its subsidiaries, explores, develops, produces, and sells crude oil and natural gas.
  • Calumet Specialty (NASDAQ:CLMT): The shares closed at $16.86, up $0.78, or 4.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $684.58 million. About the company: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. produces specialty hydrocarbon products for domestic and international customers. The Company processes crude oil into a variety of customized lubricating oils, solvents, and waxes. Calumet also processes crude oil into a variety of fuel and fuel-related products, including unleaded gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel.

Losers (% price change)

  • Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC): The shares closed at $58.53, down $7.57, or 11.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.43 billion. About the company: Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company that explore, develops, and acquires oil and gas properties. The Company conducts operations primarily in the Southwestern, Appalachian and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
  • Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW): The shares closed at $46.05, down $4.51, or 8.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.39 billion. About the company: Tidewater Inc. provides offshore supply vessels and marine support services to the offshore energy exploration, development, and production industry. The Company tows and anchor-handles mobile drilling rigs and equipment, transports supplies and personnel, and supports pipelaying and other offshore construction activities.
  • Pioneer Drilling Company (AMEX:PDC): The shares closed at $7.86, down $0.74, or 8.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $484.42 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.
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG): The shares closed at $5.07, down $0.43, or 7.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $419.40 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.
  • PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII): The shares closed at $20.10, down $1.66, or 7.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $307.76 million. About the company: PHI Inc. provides helicopter transportation and related services. The Company serves customers involved in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. PHI also provides helicopter services to emergency medical service providers, as well as aircraft maintenance and repair services.

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

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