Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainer (% price change)

  • Aegean Marine Petroleum (NYSE:ANW): The shares closed at $5.77, up $0.38, or 7.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $269.73 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.
  • PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII): The shares closed at $22.40, up $1.43, or 6.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $342.98 million. About the company: PHI Inc. provides helicopter transportation and related services. The Company serves customers involved in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. PHI also provides helicopter services to emergency medical service providers, as well as aircraft maintenance and repair services.
  • Apco Oil & Gas Intl. Inc. (NASDAQ:APAGF): The shares closed at $77.12, up $4.44, or 6.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.27 billion. About the company: Apco Oil and Gas International Inc. is an international oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company explores, produces, and develops oil and gas properties in Argentina.
  • CGG Veritas (NYSE:CGV): The shares closed at $20.57, up $1.13, or 5.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.12 billion. About the company: Compagnie Generale de Geophysique-Veritas (CGG-Veritas) provides geophysical services and software products and manufactures geophysical equipment. The Company’s products and services use seismic imaging to help the oil and gas industries explore and develop reserves. CGG-Veritas operates in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Africa.
  • Quicksilver Resources Inc (NYSE:KWK): The shares closed at $9.26, up $0.46, or 5.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.58 billion. About the company: Quicksilver Resources Inc. is involved in the acquisition, development, exploration, production, and sale of natural gas and crude oil. The Company also conducts operations in the gathering, processing, and transmission of natural gas. Quicksilver owns properties in Michigan, Wyoming, and Montana in the United States, and in Canada.

Loser (% price change)

  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.60, down $0.12, or 4.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $247.60 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.
  • 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.
  • Transportadora de Gas del (NYSE:TGS): The shares closed at $3.22, down $0.13, or 3.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $250.71 million. About the company: Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A. (NYSE:TGS) transports and processes natural gas in Argentina. The Company’s pipeline systems connect major gas fields in Southern and Western Argentina with distributors of gas in those areas and in the Greater Buenos Aires area.
  • RPC, Inc. (NYSE:RES): The shares closed at $22.53, down $0.64, or 2.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.34 billion. About the company: RPC, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to independent and major oilfield companies. The Company’s services include snubbing services, coiled tubing services, pressure pumping services, marine services, firefighting and well control, and rental of drill pipe and other equipment.
  • Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ): The shares closed at $10.48, down $0.27, or 2.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $645.76 million. About the company: Venoco Inc. is an onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production company.

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

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