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Pre-market Stock Watch: Halliburton, Energy XXI Bermuda, Helix Energy Solutions Group, and Cal Dive Intl.

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LONDON, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged lower. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,775.50, down 0.38%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,739.43, down 0.66%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,998.40, down 0.14%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index gained 0.48% to close the session at 625.69; and the S&P 500 Energy Equipment and Services Industry Index closed at 602.42, up 0.84%. The S&P 500 Energy Equipment and Services Industry Index has gained 0.57% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 5.47% during the same period. Additionally, the S&P 500 Oil, Gas and Consumable fuels Industry Group Index closed 0.39% higher at 639.36. The major movers in the industry included Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL), Energy XXI Bermuda Ltd (NASDAQ: EXXI), Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE: HLX), and Cal Dive International Inc. (NYSE: DVR). AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on HAL, EXXI, HLX, and DVR and these free reports are accessible by registering at:

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Halliburton Co.'s stock advanced 1.22% on Thursday, closing the day at $49.59, after oscillating between $48.85 and $49.85 during the trading session. A total of 13.21 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 8.33 million. The company's shares have advanced 0.79% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 5.47% during the same period. However, Halliburton Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $45.93. Sign up for free technical research on HAL at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/HAL121313.pdf

Energy XXI Bermuda Ltd's stock posted gains on Thursday, even as the broader market edged lower. The company's shares finished the day 1.76% higher at $25.96, after oscillating between $25.54 and $26.29 during the trading sessions. A total of 1.13 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.41 million. The company's shares have lost 0.35% in the previous three trading sessions, as compared to the S&P 500, which has lost 1.82% during the same period. Despite Thursday's gains, Energy XXI Bermuda Ltd's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $29.19 and $26.99, respectively. Be sure to read our latest technical research on EXXI by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/EXXI121313.pdf

On Thursday, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.'s stock closed the day at $21.83, up 0.97% from the previous day's closing price of $21.62. The company's shares vacillated between $21.51 and $21.98 during the trading session. A total of 0.58 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.86 million. The company's shares have lost 3.36% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 1.82% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Additionally, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $23.32 and $24.09, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on HLX at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/HLX121313.pdf

Cal Dive International Inc.'s stock advanced on Thursday, even as the US equity market declined. The company's shares ended the day 1.20% higher at $1.69, after fluctuating between $1.65 and $1.72 during the trading session. A total of 0.48 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.56 million. The company's shares have declined 3.43% in the previous three trading sessions, as compared to the S&P 500, which has lost 1.82% during the same period. Further, Cal Dive International Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.93 and $1.94, respectively.  The free report on DVR can be downloaded by signing up now at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/DVR121313.pdf

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