NEW YORK, December 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
This Friday, Stock-Callers.com looks at the performance of these four Oil & Gas stocks Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLR), SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM), Baytex Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTE), and Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX), following yesterday's bearish market where six out of nine sectors ended the trading session in negative. On Thursday, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 ended the day lower. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Continental Resources Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 1.78% higher at $52.60 with a total volume of 2.24 million shares traded. Over the last three months and the previous one year, Continental Resources' shares have gained 14.03% and 113.39%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.27% and 18.60%, respectively. Shares of Continental Resources, which explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas properties in the north, south, and east regions of the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.77.
On December 19th, 2016, research firm FBR & Co. initiated a 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $56 per share. See our free and comprehensive research report on CLR at:
On Thursday, shares in Denver, Colorado headquartered SM Energy Co. ended the session 0.94% higher at $35.44 with a total volume of 1.52 million shares traded. The stock is trading 14.78% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil and condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in onshore North America, have an RSI of 48.05.
On December 1st, 2016, research firm Stifel upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy' while revising its previous target price from $35 to $51. SM free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Thursday, shares in Calgary, Canada headquartered Baytex Energy Corp. recorded a trading volume of 2.92 million shares. The stock ended the day flat at $4.91. Baytex Energy's stock has gained 19.76% in the last one month and 27.53% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has surged 47.89% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 14.90% and 5.64%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Baytex Energy Corp., which engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, and production of oil and natural gas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and the US, have an RSI of 58.12. Sign up for your complimentary report on BTE at:
The Woodlands, Texas headquartered Newfield Exploration Co.'s stock dropped 2.25%, to close the day at $42.50. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.81 million shares. Newfield Exploration's shares have advanced 2.63% in the last one month, 2.07% in the previous three months, and 27.74% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 3.85% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of the Company, which engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the US, have an RSI of 42.48. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on NFX at:
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