Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 12th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Dawson Geophysical Co. (NASDAQ:DWSN): The shares closed at $35.86, up $1.03, or 2.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $283.68 million. About the company: Dawson Geophysical Company acquires and processes three-dimensional seismic data used by third-party clients to analyze subsurface geological conditions for potential oil and natural gas accumulation. The Company operates land-based acquisition crews, primarily in the western United States, for major- and intermediate-sized oil and gas companies and independent oil operators. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Eagle Rock Energy (NASDAQ:EROC): The shares closed at $11.17, up $0.28, or 2.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.43 billion. About the company: Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports and sells natural gas, and fractionates and transports natural gas liquids. The Company also acquires, produces, and develops, oil and natural gas properties. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE): The shares closed at $12.72, up $0.23, or 1.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.28 billion. About the company: Petrobras Argentina S.A. explores for, produces, refines, and transports oil and natural gas in South America. The Company also manufactures styrene and synthetic rubber, fertilizers, polypropylene and polystyrene, generates and distributes electricity, and operates lumber and agricultural businesses in Argentina. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXEN): The shares closed at $5.02, up $0.08, or 1.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $264.94 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Rosetta Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:ROSE): The shares closed at $44.66, down $5.89, or 11.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.37 billion. About the company: Rosetta Resources, Inc. is an oil and gas exploration and production company. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • EXCO Resources Inc (NYSE:XCO): The shares closed at $10.66, down $1, or 8.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.29 billion. About the company: EXCO Resources, Inc. explores for oil and natural gas. The Company operates in onshore locations in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $2.76, down $0.24, or 8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $338.68 million. About the company: Dynegy Inc. provides electricity to markets and customers throughout the United States. The Company’s sell electric energy, capacity and ancillary services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • James River Coal Company (NASDAQ:JRCC): The shares closed at $7.36, down $0.62, or 7.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $262.37 million. About the company: James River Coal Company, through subsidiaries, mines coal. The Company’s subsidiaries operate in Kentucky. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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