Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 9th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $3.00, up $0.36, or 13.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $368.13 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 >>
  • Clayton Williams Energy (NASDAQ:CWEI): The shares closed at $84.71, up $7.56, or 9.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.03 billion. About the company: Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries explore for and produce oil and natural gas. The Company’s activities are primarily located in Texas, Louisiana, and other southern states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA): The shares closed at $6.38, up $0.53, or 9.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $291.62 million. About the company: Penn Virginia Corporation explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company also collects royalties and overriding royalty interests on various oil and gas properties, coal mineral rights, and related royalties. Penn explores for crude oil and condensate and natural gas in the Appalachian Basin. The Company operates in VA, WV, and KY. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Petroleum Development (NASDAQ:PETD): The shares closed at $37.46, up $2.77, or 7.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $884.47 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FXEN): The shares closed at $4.94, up $0.31, or 6.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $260.72 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)

  • 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII): The shares closed at $22.00, down $0.49, or 2.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $336.86 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (NYSE:AAV): The shares closed at $4.17, down $0.08, or 1.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $690.55 million. About the company: Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. is an intermediate oil and natural gas corporation with properties located in Western Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SGU): The shares closed at $4.87, down $0.08, or 1.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $317.43 million. About the company: Star Gas Partners, L.P. distributes home heating oil and propane to customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. The Company also operates as an active consolidator in these industries. Star Gas Partners distributes home heating oil through its wholly-owned subsidiary and distributes propane directly. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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