What are Investors Thinking about These Oil and Gas Stocks? - PDC Energy, Gran Tierra Energy, Cimarex Energy, and Abraxas Petroleum

May 25, 2016, 08:15 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

With much volatility embracing the Independent Oil and Gas industry at present, investors are evaluating their risk-reward. Let us see how this is affecting some of the big names in the industry. Today, ActiveWallSt.com features these four equities: PDC Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: PDCE), Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (AMEX: GTE), Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC), and Abraxas Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ: AXAS). Sign up now for the free technical alerts on these stocks:


Market recap for these stocks following Tuesday's close are below:

Shares in PDC Energy Inc. ended the session at $58.07, which was a correction of 1.78%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.09 million shares. The independent exploration and production Company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the U.S. The Company's shares have surged 16.30% in the previous three months and 8.79% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.84% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of PDC Energy have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.04. Register now and access free trade alerts on PDCE at:


Shares in Gran Tierra Energy Inc., a Canada headquartered independent energy Company climbed 1.43%, closing Tuesday's trading session at $2.84. A total volume of 1.59 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.46 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 27.35% in the previous three months and 30.88% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.89% above its 50-day moving average and 18.47% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Gran Tierra Energy have an RSI of 55.01. Visit us today and activate your complimentary trade alerts on GTE at:


On Tuesday, shares in Cimarex Energy Co., an independent oil and gas exploration and production Company, recorded a trading volume of 828,763 shares, and ended the day 0.21% higher at $117.52. The stock has advanced 10.75% in the past month, 38.55% over the previous three months, and 31.83% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.53% and 14.52%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Cimarex Energy have an RSI of 65.36. Trade alert on XEC is available for free at:


Abraxas Petroleum Corp.'s stock gained 2.83%, finishing yesterday's session at $1.09. A total volume of 2.35 million shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.22 million shares. The Company engages in the acquisition, exploitation, development, and production of oil and gas properties in the U.S. The Company's shares have advanced 25.29% in the previous three months and 2.83% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 5.09%. Additionally, shares of Abraxas Petroleum have an RSI of 40.47. Complimentary alert on AXAS is accessible at:



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