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On Tuesday, December 03, 2013, the U.S. equity market posted losses with the S&P 500 ending the day at 1,795.15, down 0.32%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at 15,914.62, down 0.59%; and the NASDAQ Composite finishing at 4,037.20, down 0.20%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 635.05, up 0.33%. Shares in the energy sector have gained 1.20% in the last one month and 6.14% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.90% and 9.48% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. The major movers in the sector included Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), Hercules Offshore Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO), Helmerich & Payne Inc. (NYSE: HP), and W&T Offshore Inc. (NYSE: WTI). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on PBR, HERO, HP, and WTI can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Tuesday, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.'s stock edged lower to end the day at $14.13, down 0.49% from the previous day's closing price of $14.20. The company's shares vacillated between $13.85 and $14.48 during the trading session. A total of 25.92 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 16.53 million. Despite Tuesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 3.90% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 9.48% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $16.25 and $15.89, respectively. Sign up today to read free research report on PBR at:
Hercules Offshore Inc.'s stock oscillated between $6.19 and $6.31 before ending Tuesday's session 0.48% lower at $6.24. A total of 1.58 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.47 million. The company's shares have fallen by 1.58% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 0.67% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Additionally, Hercules Offshore Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $7.05 and $7.12, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on HERO at:
On Tuesday, shares in Helmerich & Payne Inc. advanced, hitting a new 52-week high of $79.83. The company's shares closed the day at $79.67, up 2.08% from the previous day's closing price of $78.05. A total of 1.47 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.01 million. The company's shares have gained 3.00% in the previous three trading sessions and 26.64% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has fallen by 0.67% and has gained 9.48% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Helmerich & Payne Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $75.43 and $66.52, respectively. A free report on HP can be accessed by registering at:
On Tuesday, W&T Offshore Inc.'s stock finished the day at $16.70, which is 1.18% lower than the previous day's closing price of $16.90. The company's shares fluctuated between $16.25 and $16.98 during the trading session. A total of 1.09 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.61 million. The company's shares have gained 8.72% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 9.48% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, W&T Offshore Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $15.78. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on WTI for free at:
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