Click here to close now.

Welcome!

News Feed Item

Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Stocks on our Scanner -- Penn West Petroleum, BPZ Resources, Murphy Oil, Comstock Resources, and Diamondback Energy

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, Aug 08, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,370.90, up 0.83%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session at 16,553.93, up 1.13% and the S&P 500 closed at 1,931.59, up 1.15%. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day 1.68% higher at 703.50, while the index has declined 1.92% in the previous one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Penn West Petroleum Ltd (NYSE: PWE), BPZ Resources Inc. (NYSE: BPZ), Murphy Oil Corp. (NYSE: MUR), Comstock Resources Inc. (NYSE: CRK), and Diamondback Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FANG). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  

http://investor-edge.com/register

Penn West Petroleum Ltd's stock gained 1.92% on Friday, closing the session at $7.44. A total of 1.30 million shares were traded, which was near its three months average volume of 1.69 million shares. The stock moved between $7.21 and $7.48 during the session. Penn West Petroleum Ltd's stock has fallen by 20.17% in the last one month and 11.00% from the beginning of 2014. However, the company's shares have advanced 0.68% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $9.18 is above its 200-day moving average of $8.78. Furthermore, Penn West Petroleum Ltd's stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 29.18. Sign up and read the free notes on PWE at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/PWE-11Aug2014

Shares in BPZ Resources Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.90 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 0.79 million shares. On Friday, the stock finished the day at $2.48, which was 1.22% higher its previous day's closing of $2.45, and registered an intraday range of $2.43 and $2.54. Shares in BPZ Resources Inc. have gained 1.22% in the previous three trading sessions and 36.26% on YTD basis, while the company's shares have declined 18.95% in the last one month. The shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $2.98 and $2.50, respectively. Further, BPZ Resources Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 29.52. The complimentary notes on BPZ can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/BPZ-11Aug2014

On Friday, Murphy Oil Corp.'s stock advanced 1.57%, closing the day at $61.32. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.11 million shares, which was close to its three months average volume of 1.23 million shares. Murphy Oil Corp.'s stock oscillated between $60.35 and $61.39 during the session. Shares in Murphy Oil Corp. have gained 1.07% in the previous three trading sessions. However, the company's shares are down 7.16% in the last one month and 5.49% on YTD basis. Murphy Oil Corp.'s shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $64.87 and $62.34, respectively. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 15.15 and has an RSI of 33.90. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on MUR at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/MUR-11Aug2014

Comstock Resources Inc.'s stock fluctuated between $23.54 and $25.01 before ending the session 6.71% higher at $24.98. On Friday, the stock reported a trading volume of 1.45 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.18 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and on YTD basis, Comstock Resources Inc.'s stock has advanced 7.67% and 36.58%, respectively, while the stock has fallen by 9.95% in the last one month. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $26.49 is above its 200-day moving average of $21.78. Additionally, Comstock Resources Inc.'s shares have an RSI of 48.52. The complete research on CRK is available for free at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/CRK-11Aug2014

On Friday, Diamondback Energy Inc.'s stock advanced 1.14%, closing the day at $77.45. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.96 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.24 million shares. Diamondback Energy Inc.'s stock oscillated between $76.54 and $78.33 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 39.23. Shares in Diamondback Energy Inc. have declined 1.88% in the previous three trading sessions and 11.27% in the last one month. However, the company's shares have surged 46.46% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $84.92 is above its 200-day moving average of $65.53. Moreover, the stock has an RSI of 35.45. Free in depth research on FANG is available at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/FANG-11Aug2014

About Investor-Edge.com 

At Investor-Edge, we provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Investor-Edge comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.

EDITOR'S NOTES:

1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.

2. Information in this release is produced on a best efforts basis by Rohit Tuli, a CFA charterholder. The content is then further fact checked and reviewed by an outsourced research provider. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.

3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.

4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] http://www.investor-edge.com.

5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] http://www.investor-edge.com.

6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] http://www.investor-edge.com for consideration.

COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE

Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Investor-Edge, represented by Rohit Tuli, CFA. An outsourced research services provider has only reviewed the information provided by Investor-Edge in this article or report according to the procedures outlined by Investor-Edge. Investor-Edge is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE

Investor-Edge makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED

Investor-Edge is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Investor-Edge whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Investor-Edge expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Investor-Edge does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

SOURCE Investor-Edge

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
It is one thing to build single industrial IoT applications, but what will it take to build the Smart Cities and truly society-changing applications of the future? The technology won’t be the problem, it will be the number of parties that need to work together and be aligned in their motivation to succeed. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jason Mondanaro, Director, Product Management at Metanga, discussed how you can plan to cooperate, partner, and form lasting all-star teams to change the world...
The 3rd International WebRTC Summit, to be held Nov. 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 15th International Cloud Expo, 6th International Big Data Expo, 3rd International DevOps Summit and 2nd Internet of @ThingsExpo. WebRTC (Web-based Real-Time Com...
Internet of Things (IoT) will be a hybrid ecosystem of diverse devices and sensors collaborating with operational and enterprise systems to create the next big application. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at th...
Enterprises are turning to the hybrid cloud to drive greater scalability and cost-effectiveness. But enterprises should beware as the definition of “policy” varies wildly. Some say it’s the ability to control the resources apps’ use or where the apps run. Others view policy as governing the permissions and delivering security. Policy is all of that and more. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Derek Collison, founder and CEO of Apcera, explained what policy is, he showed how policy should be arch...
Countless business models have spawned from the IaaS industry. Resell Web hosting, blogs, public cloud, and on and on. With the overwhelming amount of tools available to us, it's sometimes easy to overlook that many of them are just new skins of resources we've had for a long time. In his General Session at 16th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, broke down what we've got to work with and discuss the benefits and pitfalls to discover how we can best use them to d...
"We have seen the evolution of WebRTC right from the starting point to what it has become today, that people are using in real applications," noted Dr. Natasha Tamaskar, Vice President and Head of Cloud and Mobile Strategy and Ecosystem at GENBAND, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at WebRTC Summit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Harbinger Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Harbinger Systems is a global company providing software technology services. Since 1990, Harbinger has developed a strong customer base worldwide. Its customers include software product companies ranging from hi-tech start-ups in Silicon Valley to leading product companies in the US a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ProfitBricks, the provider of painless cloud infrastructure, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ProfitBricks is the IaaS provider that offers a painless cloud experience for all IT users, with no learning curve. ProfitBricks boasts flexible cloud servers and networking, an integrated Data Center Designer tool for visual control over the...
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than
The time is ripe for high speed resilient software defined storage solutions with unlimited scalability. ISS has been working with the leading open source projects and developed a commercial high performance solution that is able to grow forever without performance limitations. In his session at Cloud Expo, Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., shared foundation principles of Ceph architecture, as well as the design to deliver this storage to traditional SAN storage co...
"We got started as search consultants. On the services side of the business we have help organizations save time and save money when they hit issues that everyone more or less hits when their data grows," noted Otis Gospodnetić, Founder of Sematext, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
"CenturyLink brings a full suite of services to the table and that enables us to be an IT service provider," explained Jeff Katzen, Director of the Cloud Practice at CenturyLink, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises ar...
DevOps is about increasing efficiency, but nothing is more inefficient than building the same application twice. However, this is a routine occurrence with enterprise applications that need both a rich desktop web interface and strong mobile support. With recent technological advances from Isomorphic Software and others, it is now feasible to create a rich desktop and tuned mobile experience with a single codebase, without compromising performance or usability.
One of the hottest areas in cloud right now is DRaaS and related offerings. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Dale Levesque, Disaster Recovery Product Manager with Windstream's Cloud and Data Center Marketing team, will discuss the benefits of the cloud model, which far outweigh the traditional approach, and how enterprises need to ensure that their needs are properly being met.