Energy Stocks Generating Investor 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. There are 17.4 million shares trading hands at $90.57, making up a dollar volume of $1.57 billion.

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) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 17.6 million shares are being traded at $73.77, making up a dollar volume of $1.3 billion.

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. They have a dollar volume of $943.9 million, with a current price of $43.30 and 21.8 million shares being traded.

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) have a dollar volume today of $942.9 million, sitting at a current price of $62.71 with 15 million shares 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 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 8.5 million shares trading hands at $81.25, making up a dollar volume of $688.2 million.

Stock Price Performance: During June 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $17.73 (-17.4%) from $102.14 to $84.41. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 8, 2010 and December 22, 2010 when shares rose for 11-straight days, rising 7.5% (+$6.80) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 13-straight days, falling 26.3% (-$28.45) over that span.

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