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Independent Oil and Gas companies come in all shapes and sizes, and the aggressiveness by which they pursue their strategy can vary. The biggest drivers of these firms are unquestionably oil and gas prices. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com monitors the recent performances of these four stocks: Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE), Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU), and CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX). Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania-based Rice Energy Inc.'s stock saw a drop of 1.74%, finishing last Thursday's trading session at $22.60. A total volume of 2.82 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 6.20% in the last month, 9.07% over the previous three months, and 5.85% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 6.91%. Additionally, shares of Rice Energy, which engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquid properties in the Appalachian Basin, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 51.93.
On March 31st, 2017, research firm Seaport Global Securities downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'.
On April 13th, 2017, Rice Energy announced plans to report Q1 2017 financial and operating results after market close on Wednesday, May 03rd, 2017. In conjunction with the release, the Company will host a conference call to discuss its results on Thursday, May 04th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed on the Company's website. RICE complete research report is just a click away at:
Shares in Houston, Texas-based Apache Corp. ended at $52.37, down 2.68% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.43 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 3.84 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.55% in the past month. The stock is trading 1.58% below its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Apache, which explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids, have an RSI of 49.62.
On April 07th, 2017, research firm Stifel initiated a 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $54 per share.
On April 13th, 2017, Apache announced that it will release Q1 results on its websites, as well as on Twitter, at 7:00 a.m. CT on Thursday, May 04th, 2017. A conference call, to discuss the Company's results, will follow at 01:00 p.m. CT. The complimentary report on APA can be downloaded at:
On Thursday, shares in Calgary, Canada headquartered Suncor Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.59 million shares. The stock declined 2.02%, closing the day at $30.53. The Company's shares are trading 3.28% above their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Suncor Energy, which operates as an integrated energy company, have an RSI of 45.20.
On March 27th, 2017, Suncor Energy provided an update on the Syncrude Mildred Lake Oil Sands facility following the March 14th, 2017 incident. Preliminary investigation indicates that the cause of the incident was a loss of containment on a line near one of the naphtha hydrotreating units. Pipeline shipments of the treated product are expected to resume at up to 50% capacity in April, gradually ramping up to full rates after the turnaround is completed. Sign up for your complimentary report on SU at:
At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania headquartered CONSOL Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.81 million shares. The stock finished the session 2.52% lower at $15.87. The Company's shares have gained 1.28% in the past month. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 2.53%. Furthermore, shares of CONSOL Energy, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 43.36.
On April 05th, 2017, CONSOL Energy announced that it will issue its Q1 earnings release at 6:45 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 02nd, 2017. This will be followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live webcast will be available under the "Investor Relations" page of the Company's website. Download the research report for free on CNX at:
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