|By PR Newswire||
|December 16, 2013 08:01 AM EST||
LONDON, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, December 13, 2013, the US equity market edged mostly higher. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,775.32, down 0.01%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,755.36, up 0.10%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,000.98, up 0.06%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 623.30, down 0.38%; and the S&P 500 Oil & Gas Drilling Sub Industry Index fell 0.55% to close the day at 495.40. The same has gained 0.01% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 4.58%, during the same period. The major movers in the industry included Nabors Industries Ltd (NYSE: NBR), Noble Corporation PLC (NYSE: NE), Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE: PGH), Vantage Drilling Company (NYSE MKT: VTG). AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on NBR, NE, PGH, and VTG and these free reports are accessible by registering at:
Nabors Industries Ltd's stock edged 1.22% higher on Friday, closing the day at $15.72, after trading between $15.32 and $15.77. A total of 3.79 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 3.61 million. Despite Friday's gains, the company's shares have fallen by 0.69% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 1.51% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, Nabors Industries Ltd's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $17.08 and $16.16, respectively. Sign up for free technical research on NBR at:
On Friday, shares in Noble Corp. declined to end the day at $36.55, down 1.32% from the previous day's closing price of $37.04. The company's shares fluctuated between $36.28 and $37.23 during the trading session. A total of 3.40 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 3.27 million. The company's shares have fallen by 3.69% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 1.51% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Noble Corp.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $38.24 and $38.28, respectively. Be sure to read our latest technical research on NE by registering at:
Shares in Pengrowth Energy Corp. gained 1.78% on Monday, finishing the day at $6.28 after oscillating between $6.15 and $6.29 during the trading session. A total of 1.52 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.39 million. The company's shares have gained 8.28% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 4.58% during the same period. Additionally, Pengrowth Energy Corp.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $5.55. Sign up and read the complimentary report on PGH at:
On Friday, Vantage Drilling Co.'s stock advanced to end the day at $1.80, which is 1.12% higher than the previous day's closing price of $1.78. The company's shares vacillated between $1.76 and $1.81 during the trading session. The company's shares have gained 0.56% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.69% in the last three months, compared to a loss of 1.51% and a gain of 4.58% in the S&P 500, during the respective periods. Further, Vantage Drilling Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $1.78. The free report on VTG can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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