Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 18th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Union Drilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:UDRL): The shares closed at $6.67, up $0.56, or 9.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $154.69 million. About the company: Union Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services in the United States and Canada. The Company currently markets rigs in the Appalachian Basin, the Uintah Basin, and the Piceance Basin in eastern Utah and western Colorado, as well as rigs in eastern Canada. Union’s rigs are mechanical, truck-mounted or portable, and equipped for fluid and air drilling.
  • TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI): The shares closed at $9.45, up $0.74, or 8.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $729.35 million. About the company: TETRA Technologies, Inc. is an energy services company with an integrated chemicals operation that supplies feedstocks to energy, and other, markets. The Company markets chemical products and systems to the oil and gas industry for use in well completion and workover operations. TETRA Technologies also provides on-site fluid engineering, fluid management, and filtration services.
  • Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ): The shares closed at $8.05, up $0.63, or 8.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $449.47 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.
  • (): The shares closed at $11.73, up $0.9, or 8.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.24 billion.
  • Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ): The shares closed at $9.53, up $0.73, or 8.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $587.22 million. About the company: Venoco Inc. is an onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production company.

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.
  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $3.58, down $0.12, or 3.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $438.32 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.
  • YPF SA (NYSE:YPF): The shares closed at $37.12, down $0.75, or 1.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $14.60 billion. About the company: YPF Sociedad Anonima explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas in South America, the United States, and Indonesia. The Company also refines, markets, transports, and distributes oil and other petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, and liquid petroleum gas.
  • (): The shares closed at $72.52, down $1.41, or 1.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion.
  • NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS): The shares closed at $53.85, down $0.55, or 1.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.48 billion. About the company: NuStar Energy L.P. transports and stores crude oil and refined products. The Company operates pipelines, terminals, and oil storage facilities. NuStar operates in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and continental Europe.

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

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