Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 11th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW): The shares closed at $2.16, up $0.22, or 11.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $131.45 million. About the company: Headwaters Incorporated develops and deploys alternative fuel and related technologies. The Company converts fossil fuels such as coal and heavy oils to alternative energy products while improving energy efficiency and the environment. Headwaters also acquires and expands synergistic new business opportunities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO): The shares closed at $12.47, up $0.9, or 7.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $476.32 million. About the company: Tesco Corporation is an international oilfield service company operating worldwide. The Company designs, manufactures, sells, and operates top drive and underbalanced drilling systems, completion products, and control, electrical, and hydraulic systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CGG Veritas (NYSE:CGV): The shares closed at $24.53, up $1.34, or 5.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.72 billion. About the company: Compagnie Generale de Geophysique-Veritas (CGG-Veritas) provides geophysical services and software products and manufactures geophysical equipment. The Company’s products and services use seismic imaging to help the oil and gas industries explore and develop reserves. CGG-Veritas operates in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Africa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc (NASDAQ:PTEN): The shares closed at $22.66, up $1.23, or 5.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.53 billion. About the company: Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. provides land-based drilling services to major and independent oil and natural gas companies. The Company conducts drilling operations in Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and western Canada. Patterson-UTI is also involved in pressure pumping, oil and gas exploration and production, and drilling and completion fluids services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN): The shares closed at $30.12, up $1.48, or 5.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.40 billion. About the company: Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment. The Company conducts operations offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the Gulf Coast region. Superior leases oilfield equipment, provides oil and gas well plug and abandonment services, and provides other equipment and services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ:ATPG): The shares closed at $6.75, down $0.5, or 6.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $348.41 million. About the company: ATP Oil & Gas Corporation acquires and develops natural gas and oil properties, and produces natural gas and crude oil, primarily in the outer continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. The Company concentrates on proven undeveloped reserves which have not been strategic to major oil and gas exploration companies. ATP also operates in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and in the North Sea. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 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 >>
  • Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO): The shares closed at $24.77, down $0.84, or 3.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $14.17 billion. About the company: Valero Energy Corporation is an independent petroleum refining and marketing company that owns and operates refineries in the United States, Canada, and Aruba. The Company produces conventional gasolines, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products as well as diesel fuel, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel, and oxygenates. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • (): The shares closed at $72.52, down $1.41, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP): The shares closed at $15.45, down $0.21, or 1.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $558.13 million. About the company: Goodrich Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiaries explore, develop, produce, and acquire oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s properties are located in the onshore portions of the United States, primarily in Louisiana and Texas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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