Why These Oil and Gas Stocks are Worth Investors' Attention? - Gastar Exploration, Triangle Petroleum, Eclipse Resources and Atlas Resource Partners

May 19, 2016, 08:25 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Independent Oil and Gas stocks have once again caught many investors' attention due to the recent increase in crude prices. So ahead of today's session, ActiveWallSt.com has chosen these four equities to assess: Gastar Exploration Inc. (AMEX: GST), Triangle Petroleum Corp. (AMEX: TPLM), Eclipse Resources Corp. (NYSE: ECR), and Atlas Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE: ARP). Are there opportunities ahead for these stocks? Find out by accessing our free trading alerts at:


Below is a brief market recap of the above-mentioned stocks' performances at the close on Wednesday, May 18, 2016:

Shares in Gastar Exploration Inc. ended the session at $0.97, gaining 1.32%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.85 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 1.36 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 24.47% below their 200-day moving average. Moreover, Gastar Exploration's stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 36.12. Register now and access free trade alerts on GST at:


Triangle Petroleum Corp.'s stock saw a correction of 7.57%, closing the day at $0.31 with a total volume of 906,018 shares traded. The Company's shares are trading 47.11% below their 50-day moving average. The stock has an RSI of 26.39. Visit us today and activate your complimentary trade alerts on TPLM at:


On Wednesday, shares in Eclipse Resources Corp. recorded a trading volume of 459,576 shares. The stock ended the day 6.27% lower at $2.54. The Company's shares have advanced 30.26% in the past month, 238.67% over the previous three months, and 39.56% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 40.90% and 17.37%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Eclipse Resources have an RSI of 59.50. Trade alert on ECR is available for free at:


Atlas Resource Partners L.P.'s stock saw a correction of 29.58%, finishing yesterday's session at $0.25. A total volume of 3.33 million shares was traded, above their three months average volume of 893,350 shares. The Company's are trading below their 50-day moving average by 65.73%. Additionally, shares of Atlas Resource Partners have an RSI of 17.78. Complimentary alert on ARP is accessible at:


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