Technical Coverage on Select Basic Materials Stocks -- Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil, SAExploration Holdings, and InterOil

29 Jul, 2016, 08:30 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Things are slowly starting to look up for the Basic Materials sector, which had a rough 2015. Operators, however, can expect some challenges to persist given the inconsistencies in pricing and demand. Stock-Callers.com reviews these equities closely today: Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A), Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO), SAExploration Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SAEX), and InterOil Corp. (NYSE: IOC). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free notes at:

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Royal Dutch Shell  

The Hague, the Netherlands headquartered Royal Dutch Shell PLC's stock finished Thursday's session at $52.35, which was a decline of 2.97%. A total volume of 8.05 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 4.96 million shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 0.19% and 0.48%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 18.94% since the start of this year. Shares of the Company are trading above their 200-day moving average by 9.29%. Moreover, shares of Royal Dutch Shell, which explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.61.

On July 28th, 2016, Royal Dutch Shell released its Q2 2016 results. It reported current cost of supplies (CCS) earnings attributable to shareholders of $0.2 billion compared with $3.4 billion for the same quarter a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities for Q2 2016 was $2.3 billion, which included negative working capital movements of $2.5 billion. Total dividends distributed to shareholders in the quarter were $3.7 billion. Free notes on RDS-A are available at:

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Statoil  

Shares in Stavanger, Norway headquartered Statoil ASA ended yesterday's session 1.68% lower at $15.84 and with a total volume of 2.09 million shares traded. The stock has gained 16.89% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 4.17% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Statoil, which explores for, produces, transports, refines, and markets petroleum and petroleum-derived products, and other forms of energy in Norway and internationally, have an RSI of 36.96.

On July 22nd, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Equal-Weight'.

On July 27th, 2016, Statoil reported net operating income of USD 180 million and adjusted earnings of USD 913 million in Q2 2016. Statoil delivered equity production of 1,959 mboe per day in the second quarter. The underlying production growth in the quarter, after adjusting for divestments, was 6% compared to Q2 of last year, stated the company. In the second quarter, Statoil made two discoveries on the Norwegian continental shelf and one in Canada. The complimentary notes on STO can be accessed at:

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SAExploration Holdings  

On Thursday, Houston, Texas headquartered SAExploration Holdings Inc.'s stock saw a drop of 37.37%, to close the day at $11.33. A total volume of 56,503 shares was traded. The stock is trading 1,569.42% above its 50-day moving average and 719.37% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of SAExploration Holdings, which provides seismic data acquisition and logistical support services to the oil and gas industry in North and South America, and Southeast Asia, have an RSI of 70.67.

On July 27th, 2016, SAExploration Holdings announced that it has completed its previously announced exchange offer related to its outstanding 10.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2019. In exchange for $138,128,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Existing Notes, representing approximately 98.7% of the outstanding aggregate principal amount of the Existing Notes, SAE issued (i) $69,064,000 aggregate principal amount of new 10.000% Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2019 and (ii) 6,410,502 new shares of SAE's common stock, after giving effect to a 135-to-1 reverse stock split. Visit us today and access our complete notes on SAEX at:

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InterOil  

Shares in InterOil Corp. ended the day 0.10% lower at $49.30 with a total volume of 493,597 shares traded. The stock has gained 18.28% in the last one month, 47.38% in the previous three months, and 56.91% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.94% and 40.16%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of InterOil, which engages in the exploration, appraisal, and development of hydrocarbon structures in Papua New Guinea, have an RSI of 63.54.

On July 28th, 2016, InterOil announced that it will release its financial and operating results for Q2 2016, before the market opens on August 4th, 2016. In light of the pending transaction with Exxon Mobil Corporation, InterOil said that it will not hold a conference call in connection with the release of its quarterly results. Get free access to your notes on IOC at:

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