Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 2nd

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO): The shares closed at $3.84, up $0.45, or 13.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $529.46 million. About the company: Hercules Offshore, Inc. offers offshore contract drilling, liftboat and inland barge services. The Company operates in the United States Gulf of Mexico, the Middle East, India, Latin America, West Africa, and Malaysia. Hercules serves oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.35, up $0.27, or 12.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.79 million. About the company: Cal Dive International, Inc. is a marine contracting company. The Company’s services include manned diving, pipelay and pipe burial services to the offshore oil and natural gas industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Forest Oil Corporation (NYSE:FST): The shares closed at $14.48, up $1.62, or 12.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.66 billion. About the company: Forest Oil Corporation is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil in North American and international locations. The Company’s principal reserves and producing properties are located in the United States, including Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming, and in Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD): The shares closed at $91.16, up $10.19, or 12.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.65 billion. About the company: Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations primarily in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Rex Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:REXX): The shares closed at $16.01, up $1.78, or 12.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $711.31 million. About the company: Rex Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company operating in the Illinois Basin, the Appalachian Basin and the southwestern region of the United 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 >>
  • Aegean Marine Petroleum (NYSE:ANW): The shares closed at $4.72, down $0.18, or 3.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $220.65 million. About the company: Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. supplies and markets refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. The Company also owns and operates a fleet of bunkering tankers in multiple jurisdictions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Isramco, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRL): The shares closed at $78.05, down $2.66, or 3.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $212.12 million. About the company: Isramco, Inc. acquires, explores, operates, and develops oil and gas properties in the United States and Israel. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ): The shares closed at $8.71, down $0.19, or 2.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $536.69 million. About the company: Venoco Inc. is an onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production company. 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 >>

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