LONDON, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, December 05, 2013, the US equity market finished the day on a lower note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,785.03, down 0.43%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,821.51, down 0.43%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,033.17, down 0.12%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 629.61, down 0.43%. The S&P 500 Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Sub Industry Index fell 0.15% to close at 624.57, while the same edged up 2.29% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 7.85% during the same period. The major movers in the industry included Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS), and Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: GTE). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on OXY, PXD, OAS, and GTE can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s stock declined to end the day at $93.43, which is 1.23% lower than the previous day's closing price of $94.59. The company's shares fluctuated between $93.36 and $94.44 during the trading session. A total of 4.49 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 3.52 million. Despite Thursday's decline, the company's shares have gained 4.11% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 7.85% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $89.66. Sign up and read the complimentary report on OXY at:
Shares in Pioneer Natural Resources Co. edged lower on Thursday, to end the day at $184.44, down 0.45% from the previous day's closing price of $185.27. The company's shares vacillated between $182.88 and $186.70 during the trading session. A total of 1.21 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.73 million. Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 3.55% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.34% in the last three months, compared to a loss of 0.88% and a gain of 7.85% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Pioneer Natural Resources Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $158.58. The free report on PXD can be downloaded by signing up now at:
Oasis Petroleum Inc.'s stock edged 0.76% higher on Thursday, even as the broader market posted losses. The company's shares ended the day at $46.25, after oscillating between $45.45 and $47.07. A total of 3.13 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 2.29 million. The company's shares have gained 0.81% in the previous three trading sessions and 10.43% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has lost 0.88% and has gained 7.85%, during the respective periods. Additionally, Oasis Petroleum Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $41.95. A free report on OAS can be accessed by registering at:
On Thursday, shares in Gran Tierra Energy Inc. fell 0.28%, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $7.03 and $7.18 before finishing the day at $7.05. A total of 1.28 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.13 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have gained 2.77% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.22% in the last three months, compared to a loss of 0.88% and a gain of 7.85% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, Gran Tierra Energy Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $6.48. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on GTE for free at:
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