Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 14th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT): The shares closed at $75.22, up $8.45, or 12.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.70 billion. About the company: Walter Energy, Inc. mines coal. The Company produces metallurgical and steam and industrial coal,; manufactures blast furnace, foundry, industrial and buckwheat coke; and produces light oil, coal tar, and ammonium sulfate. Walter Energy also degasifies coalbeds and sells the gas to a utility.
  • Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC): The shares closed at $68.44, up $5.52, or 8.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.02 billion. About the company: Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company that explore, develops, and acquires oil and gas properties. The Company conducts operations primarily in the Southwestern, Appalachian and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
  • Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP): The shares closed at $14.43, up $0.94, or 6.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $521.28 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.
  • (): The shares closed at $3.00, up $0.2, or 6.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $176.17 million.
  • Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE): The shares closed at $3.97, up $0.23, or 6.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $156.35 million. About the company: Callon Petroleum Company acquires, develops, and explores oil and gas properties. The Company’s properties are concentrated offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore in Louisiana and Alabama.

Losers (% price change)

  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.08, down $0.2, or 8.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $198.08 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.
  • Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO): The shares closed at $13.94, down $0.73, or 4.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $532.47 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.
  • 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.
  • Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX): The shares closed at $40.80, down $1.62, or 3.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.49 billion. About the company: Newfield Exploration Company is an independent oil and gas company which explores, develops, and acquires oil and natural gas properties. The Company operates in the Gulf of Mexico, in the onshore United States Gulf Coast, within the North Sea, within Malaysia, and in the Bohai Bay in China.
  • Warren Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:WRES): The shares closed at $2.68, down $0.1, or 3.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $191.55 million. About the company: Warren Resources Inc. acquires and develops oil and gas properties. The Company’s properties are located in several states in the United States. Warren Resources also serves as the managing general partner to affiliated partnerships and joint ventures.

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

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