Independent Oil and Gas Stocks Technical Snapshot -- Apache, Range Resources, Laredo Petroleum, PDC Energy, and Energen

Jul 29, 2015, 09:30 ET from www.equityresearchinstitute.com

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Equity Research Institute has initiated coverage on the following equities: Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA), Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC), Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: LPI), PDC Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: PDCE), and Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN). Free research report on Apache can be accessed at https://www.EquityResearchInstitute.com/reports?keyword=APA On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 5,089.21, up 0.98%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.09%, to finish the day at 17,630.27, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,093.25, up 1.24%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.  

Apache Corp.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 4.40% higher at $46.47. A total of 7.65 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 3.52 million shares. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Apache Corp.'s shares have lost 20.14% and 30.08%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has declined 24.91% since the beginning of 2015. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 17.48% and 26.56%, respectively. Apache Corp.'s stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 29.43. Sign up and read the free notes on APA at:

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On Tuesday, shares in Range Resources Corp. ended the session 4.05% higher at $43.95. The stock reported a trading volume of 5.74 million shares, above its three months average volume of 3.41 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.81. Range Resources Corp.'s shares have plummeted 11.43% in the last one month, 29.40% in the previous three months and 17.64% on YTD basis. The stock is trading 13.51% below its 50-day moving average and 21.19% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Range Resources Corp. have an RSI of 41.20. The complimentary notes on RRC can be downloaded in PDF format at:

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Laredo Petroleum Inc.'s stock advanced 3.05%, to close the day at $8.78. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.40 million shares, above its three months average volume of 3.26 million shares. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Laredo Petroleum Inc.'s shares have declined 32.87% and 39.57%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has lost 15.17% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading 31.42% below their 50-day moving average. Additionally, Laredo Petroleum Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 4.75 and has an RSI of 25.06. Register for free on Equity Research Institute and access the latest research on LPI at:

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On Tuesday, shares in PDC Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.57 million shares, higher than their three months average volume of 1.06 million shares. The stock ended the day 5.83% higher at $44.63. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.01. PDC Energy Inc.'s stock has lost 18.99% in the last one month and 18.39% in the previous three months. However, the stock has advanced 8.14% on YTD basis. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 16.86% and 7.65%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of PDC Energy Inc. have an RSI of 35.81. The complete research on PDCE is available for free at:

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Energen Corp.'s stock gained 1.96%, to close Tuesday's session at $56.28. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.71 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.02 million shares. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Energen Corp.'s shares have lost 17.54% and 20.44%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has declined 11.68% since the start of this year. The company is trading 15.48% and 13.71% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Furthermore, Energen Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 60.52 and has an RSI of 32.05. Free in-depth research on EGN is available at:

https://www.EquityResearchInstitute.com/reports?keyword=EGN

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