Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 15th

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 $2.85, up $0.48, or 20.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $173.45 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 >>
  • ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ:ATPG): The shares closed at $6.66, up $0.88, or 15.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $343.78 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 >>
  • Mcmoran Exploration Co (NYSE:MMR): The shares closed at $15.25, up $1.22, or 8.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.46 billion. About the company: McMoRan Exploration Co. explores for and produces oil and gas offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore in the Gulf Coast area. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS): The shares closed at $21.59, up $1.43, or 7.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $917.48 million. About the company: Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and gas drilling and producing companies. The Company operates well maintenance, workover, and fluid handling services through a fleet of well servicing rigs and fluid service trucks and equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO): The shares closed at $12.74, up $0.59, or 4.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $486.64 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 >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Penn Virginia Resource (NYSE:PVR): The shares closed at $24.17, down $1.43, or 5.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.72 billion. About the company: Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. manages coal and natural resource properties and processes natural gas in the United States. The Company enters into long-term leases with third-party mine operators and receives royalty payments based on their output. Penn Virginia also provides coal preparation and transportation facilities to its lessees. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $2.69, down $0.14, or 4.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $329.35 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG): The shares closed at $47.86, down $1.85, or 3.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.31 billion. About the company: Transocean Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor. The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ): The shares closed at $10.79, down $0.33, or 2.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $602.46 million. About the company: Alon USA Energy, Inc. refines and markets oil, operates pipelines, and operates convenience stores. The Company operates a sour crude oil refinery and pipeline, markets gasoline and diesel fuel to retailers, markets unbranded gasoline and diesel and jet fuels, supplies asphalt in West Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, and operates convenience stores in West Texas and New Mexico. 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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