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Analysts View on Energy Sector Equities -- Research on Anadarko Petroleum, Marathon Oil, ConocoPhillips, and WPX Energy

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LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Monday, April 7, 2014 ended on a lower note as the S&P 500 finished the session 1.08% lower at 1,845.04 and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,079.75, down 1.16%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,245.87, down 1.02%. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index finished the day at 649.98, down 1.44%, whereas the index has advanced 1.53% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC), Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE: MRO), ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) and WPX Energy Inc. (NYSE: WPX). Free technical research on APC, MRO, COP and WPX can be downloaded upon signing up at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/901-register

On Monday, shares in Anadarko Petroleum Corp. finished the session 4.12% lower at $96.89. A total of 8.54 million shares were traded, which is above its three months average volume of 5.19 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $96.71 and $100.85 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 23.64. Anadarko Petroleum Corp.'s stock has surged 12.05% in the previous three trading sessions, 13.64% in the last one month, and 22.15% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Anadarko Petroleum Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $87.63 is above its 50-day moving average of $83.42. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 85.70. Sign up today to read free research on APC at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/901-APC-08Apr2014.pdf

Shares in Marathon Oil Corp. registered a trading volume of 6.83 million shares, as compared with its three months average volume of 5.73 million shares. The stock ended the day at $34.90, down 1.94% after vacillating between $34.80 and $35.41. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.35. Marathon Oil Corp.'s shares have fallen by 1.36% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.13% on YTD basis, while the same have advanced 1.93% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Marathon Oil Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $35.00 is above its 50-day moving average of $33.63. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 66.27. Sign up today to read free research on MRO at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/901-MRO-08Apr2014.pdf

On Monday, ConocoPhillips' stock fell 1.05% to close the day at $69.48. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.27 million shares as compared with its three months average volume of 5.48 million shares. The stock oscillated between $69.33 and $70.24 during the trading session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.59. ConocoPhillips' shares have fallen by 1.99% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.66% on YTD basis, but the same have gained 4.47% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. ConocoPhillips' 200-day moving average of $68.26 is above its 50-day moving average of $66.64. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 67.85. Sign up today to read free research on COP at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/901-COP-08Apr2014.pdf

WPX Energy Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 3.79 million shares, as compared with its three months average volume of 4.00 million shares. The stock ended the day at $18.96, down 2.22% and at an intraday range of $18.85 and $19.46. WPX Energy Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.16% in the previous three trading sessions and 6.97% on YTD basis, whereas the same have advanced 4.58% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. WPX Energy Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $19.22 is above its 50-day moving average of $18.25. Furthermore, the shares of the company have an RSI of 63.57. Sign up today to read free research on WPX at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/901-WPX-08Apr2014.pdf


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