Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 16th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Gastar Exploration Ltd (NYSE:GST): The shares closed at $3.59, up $0.16, or 4.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $232.26 million. About the company: Gastar Exploration Ltd. is a natural gas exploration company. The Company explores for natural gas in Texas and West Virginia in the United States, and in Australia. Gastar owns and operates coal bed methane properties in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Petroleum Development (NASDAQ:PETD): The shares closed at $35.63, up $1.44, or 4.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $841.27 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 >>
  • Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS): The shares closed at $22.45, up $0.86, or 3.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $954.03 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 >>
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG): The shares closed at $10.56, up $0.4, or 3.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $874.83 million. About the company: Cheniere Energy, Inc., through subsidiaries, develops liquefied natural gas terminals, and explores for oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG): The shares closed at $49.53, up $1.67, or 3.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.84 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 >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR): The shares closed at $13.42, down $2.1, or 13.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.22 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO): The shares closed at $24.22, down $2.63, or 9.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.38 billion. About the company: Tesoro Corporation refines and markets petroleum products, and provides transporting services. The Company operates refineries, as well as a network of retail and refueling stations in the western United States. Tesoro also markets gasoline and diesel fuel to independent marketers and commercial end users. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO): The shares closed at $22.56, down $2.32, or 9.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $12.63 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 >>
  • Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ): The shares closed at $9.94, down $0.85, or 7.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $555.00 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 >>
  • Calumet Specialty (NASDAQ:CLMT): The shares closed at $18.52, down $1.46, or 7.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $940.44 million. About the company: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. produces specialty hydrocarbon products for domestic and international customers. The Company processes crude oil into a variety of customized lubricating oils, solvents, and waxes. Calumet also processes crude oil into a variety of fuel and fuel-related products, including unleaded gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel. 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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