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)

  • North American Energy (NYSE:NOA): The shares closed at $5.84, up $0.58, or 11.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $211.69 million. About the company: North American Energy Partners Inc. is a resource services provider to oil and natural gas, and other natural resource companies, with a primary focus in the Canadian oil sands. The Company provides a range of mining and site preparation, piling and pipeline installation services.
  • Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR): The shares closed at $14.36, up $1.36, or 10.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.30 billion. About the company: Western Refining, Inc., through a subsidiary, refines crude oil and markets petroleum products. The subsidiary primarily produces gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. The products are marketed in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in the United States, and Juarez, Mexico.
  • RPC, Inc. (NYSE:RES): The shares closed at $19.09, up $1.63, or 9.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.83 billion. About the company: RPC, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to independent and major oilfield companies. The Company’s services include snubbing services, coiled tubing services, pressure pumping services, marine services, firefighting and well control, and rental of drill pipe and other equipment.
  • CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX): The shares closed at $37.17, up $3.08, or 9.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.43 billion. About the company: CONSOL Energy Inc. produces high-BTU bituminous coal, and also coalbed methane gas. The Company primarily produces pipeline-quality coalbed methane gas from coal properties in the Northern and the Central Appalachian basin, other western basins, and oil and gas from properties in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins.
  • Helix Energy Solutions (NYSE:HLX): The shares closed at $14.34, up $1.11, or 8.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.52 billion. About the company: Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. is a marine contractor and operator of offshore oil and gas properties and production facilities. The Company seeks to align the interests of the producer and contractor by investing in mature offshore oil and gas properties, hub production facilities, and undeveloped reserve plays.

Losers (% price change)

  • Sinopec Shanghai (NYSE:SHI): The shares closed at $34.56, down $1.64, or 4.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.49 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.
  • Yanzhou Coal Mining Co (NYSE:YZC): The shares closed at $21.79, down $0.76, or 3.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.72 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.
  • Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP): The shares closed at $19.32, down $0.38, or 1.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $421.39 million. About the company: Global Partners LP owns, controls or has access to a terminal network of refined petroleum products in New England, located in the United States. The Company is a wholesale distributor of distillates such as home heating oil, gasoline, and residual oil. Global Partners serves wholesalers, retailers, and commercial customers.
  • (): The shares closed at $72.52, down $1.41, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion.

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

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