Sector Review: Action in the Energy Sector on Nov 7th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Cal Dive Intl., Inc. (NYSE:DVR): The shares closed at $2.77, up $0.23, or 9.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $263.78 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 >>
  • Pioneer Drilling Company (AMEX:PDC): The shares closed at $10.78, up $0.72, or 7.16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $664.39 million. About the company: Pioneer Drilling Company provides contract land drilling services under the name Pioneer Drilling Co., Ltd. The Company serves independent and major oil and gas operators drilling wells in central, south, and east Texas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:GDP): The shares closed at $16.41, up $0.91, or 5.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $592.81 million. About the company: Goodrich Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiaries explore, develop, produce, and acquire oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s properties are located in the onshore portions of the United States, primarily in Louisiana and Texas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Sinopec Shanghai (NYSE:SHI): The shares closed at $40.97, up $2.12, or 5.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.95 billion. About the company: Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. processes crude oil into a broad range of synthetic fibers, resins and plastics, intermediate petrochemical products and petroleum products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Gastar Exploration Ltd (AMEX:GST): The shares closed at $3.49, up $0.18, or 5.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $226.02 million. About the company: Gastar Exploration Ltd. is a natural gas exploration company. The Company explores for natural gas in Texas and West Virginia in the United States, and in Australia. Gastar owns and operates coal bed methane properties in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO): The shares closed at $13.36, down $2.98, or 18.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $510.32 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 >>
  • Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN): The shares closed at $2.95, down $0.35, or 10.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $361.18 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 >>
  • Quicksilver Resources Inc (NYSE:KWK): The shares closed at $7.69, down $0.74, or 8.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.32 billion. About the company: Quicksilver Resources Inc. is involved in the acquisition, development, exploration, production, and sale of natural gas and crude oil. The Company also conducts operations in the gathering, processing, and transmission of natural gas. Quicksilver owns properties in Michigan, Wyoming, and Montana in the United States, and in Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG): The shares closed at $10.50, down $0.95, or 8.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $868.59 million. About the company: Cheniere Energy, Inc., through subsidiaries, develops liquefied natural gas terminals, and explores for oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS): The shares closed at $47.16, down $3.9, or 7.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.72 billion. About the company: Bristow Group, Inc. provides helicopter transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry. Through its subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint ventures, the Company offers transportation services in oil and gas producing regions around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM): The shares closed at $79.35, up $0.83, or 1.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $380.32 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX): The shares closed at $107.72, up $1.29, or 1.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $215.76 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Petroleo Brasileiro SA (NYSE:PBR): The shares closed at $28.29, up $0.76, or 2.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $184.51 billion. About the company: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. The Company operates in South America and elsewhere around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): The shares closed at $38.02, up $0.86, or 2.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $34.98 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK): The shares closed at $26.84, down $0.23, or 0.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $17.74 billion. About the company: Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States. 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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