Energy Stocks Attracting Major Trading Interest Today

These stocks are very active in the Energy (NYSE:DBE) sector today.

Shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $983.3 million, with a current price of $93.00 and 10.6 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $10.99 (-10.5%) from $104.39 to $93.40. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 5, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 7.4% (+$7.22) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 4.9% (-$5.41) over that span.

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Shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) have a dollar volume today of $770.6 million, sitting at a current price of $76.30 with 10.1 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: During August 3, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $9.56 (-11%) from $87.19 to $77.63. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 19, 2010 and November 4, 2010 when shares rose for 13-straight days, rising 20% (+$12.55) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 14.7% (-$13.91) over that span.

Shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 12.8 million shares are being traded at $44.70, making up a dollar volume of $570.1 million.

Stock Price Performance: During August 3, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $8.31 (-15.7%) from $53.06 to $44.75. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 12, 2011 and April 26, 2011 when shares rose for 10-straight days, rising 12.4% (+$5.61) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 8% (-$4.61) over that span.

Shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $564.8 million, with a current price of $64.47 and 8.8 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $9.13 (-12.4%) from $73.69 to $64.56. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 17, 2010 and January 3, 2011 when shares rose for 11-straight days, rising 4.9% (+$3.10) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 5% (-$3.82) over that span.

Shares of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 16.4 million shares trading hands at $26.20, making up a dollar volume of $428.7 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $6.05 (-19.2%) from $31.52 to $25.47. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 5, 2011 and January 13, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 15.1% (+$3.38) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 22.7% (-$7.38) over that span.