Sector Review: Action in the Energy Sector on Jan 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ):

The shares closed at $9.99, up $2.3, or 29.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $615.46 million.

Rowan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:RDC):

The shares closed at $33.10, up $1.84, or 5.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.14 billion.

Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE):

The shares closed at $14.91, up $0.77, or 5.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.51 billion.

ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV):

The shares closed at $50.01, up $2.46, or 5.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.54 billion.

Yanzhou Coal Mining Co (NYSE:YZC):

The shares closed at $23.57, up $1.15, or 5.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.59 billion.

Losers (% price change)

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The shares closed at $3.11, down $0.45, or 12.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $182.66 million.

Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD):

The shares closed at $6.26, down $0.66, or 9.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $732.71 million.

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (NYSE:AAV):

The shares closed at $3.42, down $0.24, or 6.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $568.75 million.

Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI):

The shares closed at $13.40, down $0.73, or 5.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.84 billion.

Toreador Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:TRGL):

The shares closed at $4.34, down $0.23, or 5.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $109.91 million.

Most Actives (dollar volume)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM):

The shares closed at $85.69, up $0.81, or 0.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $410.73 billion.

Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB):

The shares closed at $67.64, down $0.35, or 0.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $90.78 billion.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX):

The shares closed at $106.72, up $0.63, or 0.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $212.53 billion.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL):

The shares closed at $33.86, down $0.08, or 0.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $31.16 billion.

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (NYSE:PBR):

The shares closed at $28.97, up $0.6, or 2.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $188.92 billion.

To contact the reporter on this story: Stella Mariz at staff.writers@wallstcheatsheet.com

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Damien Hoffman at editors@wallstcheatsheet.com