Winning and Losing Stocks in the Basic Materials Sector for the Week Ending Dec 2nd

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about winning and losing stocks in the Basic Materials (NYSE:XLB) sector for the week ending Dec 2nd, 2011:

Gainers (% price change)

  • China Agritech Inc. (NASDAQ:CAGC): The shares closed at $1.75, up $1, or 133.33%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $36.35 million. About the company: China Agritech, Inc. manufactures and markets liquid fertilizer products. The Company’s products are marketed and sold to farmers in the People’s Republic of China. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • GMX Resources Inc. (NYSE:GMXR): The shares closed at $1.62, up $0.44, or 37.29%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $97.95 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 >>
  • Cano Petroleum, Inc. (AMEX:CFW): The shares closed at $0.16, up $0.04, or 36.67%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $7.39 million. About the company: Cano Petroleum Inc. conducts activities in oil and gas exploration and production. The Company is focused on the acquisition of undervalued properties in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois, and other midcontinent regions of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:CWEI): The shares closed at $79.89, up $20.85, or 35.32%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $971.46 million. About the company: Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and its subsidiaries explore for and produce oil and natural gas. The Company’s activities are primarily located in Texas, Louisiana, and other southern states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA): The shares closed at $5.83, up $1.43, or 32.5%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $266.49 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 >>

Losers (% price change)

  • PURE Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:PURE): The shares closed at $0.42, down $0.11, or 20.75%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $17.2 million. About the company: PURE Bioscience develops and markets technology-based products in the bioscience and water treatment sectors to provide non-toxic solutions to global health challenges. The Company’s technologies include its Axenohl antimicrobials and Triglycylboride pesticides. PURE also provides Fillmaster pharmaceutical water purification equipment and Nutripure residential water filtration systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Mission Newenergy Limited (NASDAQ:MNEL): The shares closed at $3.00, down $0.45, or 13.04%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $25.89 million. About the company: Mission NewEnergy Limited produces biodiesel from the Jatropha Curcas plant, or Jatropha. The Company’s operation integrates sustainable biodiesel feedstock cultivation, biodiesel production and wholesale biodiesel distribution. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ternium S.A. (NYSE:TX): The shares closed at $17.06, down $2.26, or 11.7%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $3.42 billion. About the company: Ternium SA, through subsidiaries, manufactures and processes steel. The Company produces cold rolled coils and sheets, tin, galvanized and electrogalvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, tailor-made flat products, bars, and wire rod in Argentina, Venezuela, and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Andatee China Marine Fuel Services Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCF): The shares closed at $3.44, down $0.39, or 10.18%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $32.75 million. About the company: Andatee China Marine Fuel Services Corporation is involved in the production, storage, distribution and wholesale purchases of blended marine fuel oil for cargo and fishing vessels. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Oilsands Quest, Inc. (AMEX:BQI): The shares closed at $0.18, down $0.02, or 10%, on the week. Its market capitalization is $62.77 million. About the company: Oilsands Quest Inc. is an oil and gas company involved in a variety of projects in western Canada with an emphasis on oil sands. The Company is focused on in-situ oil sands projects in northeast Alberta and northwest Saskatchewan, including developing the Axe Lake discovery in Saskatchewan. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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