Large Cap Energy Stocks are Trading Down Today

Large cap stocks in the Energy sector are trading lower today.  Following is some information on five of the largest companies in this sector.

  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM): The shares recently traded at $80.06, down $1.42, or 1.74%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $65.99 to $88.23 and its market capitalization is $383.87 billion.  About the company:  Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis.  The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations.  Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): The shares recently traded at $74.12, down $1.84, or 2.42%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $54.79 to $95.64 and its market capitalization is $99.48 billion.  About the company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company.  The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): The shares recently traded at $37.99, down $1.14, or 2.91%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $27.21 to $57.77 and its market capitalization is $34.96 billion.  About the company: Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry.  The Company offers services and products and integrated solutions to customers in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas.
  • Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX):  The shares recently traded at $106.68, down $2.96, or 2.7%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $80.41 to $110.01 and its market capitalization is $213.68 billion.  About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world.  The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas.  Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • BP plc (NYSE:BP): The shares recently traded at $4.92, down $0.58, or 1.27%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $33.62 to $49.50 and its market capitalization is $141.95 billion.  About the company: BP plc is an oil and petrochemicals company.  The Company explores for and produces oil and natural gas, refines, markets, and supplies petroleum products, generates solar energy, and manufactures and markets chemicals.  BP’s chemicals include terephthalic acid, acetic acid, acrylonitrile, ethylene, and polyethylene.

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

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