Sector Review: Action in the Energy Sector on Dec 15th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD): The shares closed at $6.69, up $0.33, or 5.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $783.04 million. About the company: Parker Drilling Company provides contract drilling and drilling related services. The Company operates around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aegean Marine Petroleum (NYSE:ANW): The shares closed at $4.24, up $0.2, or 4.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $187.67 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Swift Energy Company (NYSE:SFY): The shares closed at $28.65, up $1.22, or 4.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.22 billion. About the company: Swift Energy Company is an independent oil and gas company that explores, develops, acquires, and operates oil and gas properties. The Company focuses on United States onshore and inland water areas of the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast and in New Zealand on onshore areas of the Taranaki Basin. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • PHI Inc. (NASDAQ:PHII): The shares closed at $21.03, up $0.83, or 4.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $322.00 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $2.59, up $0.09, or 3.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $317.82 million. About the company: Dynegy Inc. provides electricity to markets and customers throughout the United States. The Company’s sell electric energy, capacity and ancillary services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA): The shares closed at $4.45, down $0.4, or 8.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $203.40 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO): The shares closed at $11.23, down $0.66, or 5.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $429.31 million. About the company: Tesco Corporation is an international oilfield service company operating worldwide. The Company designs, manufactures, sells, and operates top drive and underbalanced drilling systems, completion products, and control, electrical, and hydraulic systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.11, down $0.12, or 5.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $200.52 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:CRR): The shares closed at $121.35, down $6.02, or 4.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.80 billion. About the company: CARBO Ceramics Inc. produces and supplies ceramic proppants for use in the oil and gas industry. The Company also provides foundry metal casting, and industrial mineral grinding. Carbo has manufacturing plants located worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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