Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 19th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP): The shares closed at $16.70, up $1.52, or 10.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $364.24 million. About the company: Global Partners LP owns, controls or has access to a terminal network of refined petroleum products in New England, located in the United States. The Company is a wholesale distributor of distillates such as home heating oil, gasoline, and residual oil. Global Partners serves wholesalers, retailers, and commercial customers.
  • Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL): The shares closed at $43.92, up $1.63, or 3.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.16 billion. About the company: Whiting Petroleum Corporation is involved in oil and natural gas exploitation, acquisition, and exploration activities. The Company focuses on lower risk, long-lived oil and natural gas properties located primarily in the Gulf Coast/Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains, Michigan, and Mid-Continent regions of the United States.
  • TransMontaigne Partners L (NYSE:TLP): The shares closed at $36.00, up $1.09, or 3.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $520.45 million. About the company: TransMontaigne Partners L.P, is a refined petroleum products terminaling and pipeline company with operations currently in Florida, Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. The company provides integrated terminaling, storage, pipeline and related services for companies engaged in the distribution and marketing of refined petroleum products and crude oil.
  • Targa Resources Partners (NYSE:NGLS): The shares closed at $24.45, up $0.69, or 2.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.82 billion. About the company: Targa Resources Partners LP acquires, owns, develops, and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. The Company is involved in the gathering, compressing, treating, processing and selling natural gas and fractionating and selling natural gas liquids, or NGLs, and NGL products.
  • Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC): The shares closed at $63.28, up $1.41, or 2.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.41 billion. About the company: Cimarex Energy Co. explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States. The Company conducts activities primarily in Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, and Texas.

Losers (% price change)

  • Isramco, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRL): The shares closed at $69.01, down $7.28, or 9.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $187.55 million. About the company: Isramco, Inc. acquires, explores, operates, and develops oil and gas properties in the United States and Israel.
  • Yanzhou Coal Mining Co (NYSE:YZC): The shares closed at $23.33, down $2.44, or 9.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.47 billion. About the company: Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited operates underground mining and coal preparation and operation businesses. Its products are sold in domestic and international markets. The Company also provides railway transportation services.
  • Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR): The shares closed at $16.31, down $1.26, or 7.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 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.
  • Union Drilling, Inc. (NASDAQ:UDRL): The shares closed at $6.26, down $0.41, or 6.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $145.18 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.
  • Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA): The shares closed at $5.59, down $0.35, or 5.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $255.48 million. About the company: Penn Virginia Corporation explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company also collects royalties and overriding royalty interests on various oil and gas properties, coal mineral rights, and related royalties. Penn explores for crude oil and condensate and natural gas in the Appalachian Basin. The Company operates in VA, WV, and KY.

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

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