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|September 2, 2014 10:29 AM EDT||
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On Friday, August 29, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,580.27, up 0.50%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.11% higher at 17,098.45, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,003.37, up 0.33%. The gains were broad based with all the ten sectors ending the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 715.72, up 0.48%, with the index advancing 3.21% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Kodiak Oil and Gas Corporation (NYSE: KOG), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO), Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE: KOS), EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE), and Encana Corporation (NYSE: ECA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
Kodiak Oil and Gas Corp.'s stock finished Friday's session 2.84% higher at $16.27, hitting a new 52-week high of $16.29. A total of 3.51 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 5.79 million shares. The stock vacillated between $15.85 and $16.29 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, Kodiak Oil and Gas Corp.'s shares have surged 10.53% and 27.81%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained an upside of 45.14%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $15.10 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $12.68. Kodiak Oil and Gas Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.41 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.28. Sign up and read the free notes on KOG at:
On Friday, shares in Marathon Oil Corp. fluctuated between $40.87 and $41.74. The company's shares ended the session 1.91% higher at $41.69, hitting a new 52-week high of $41.74. The stock reported a trading volume of 7.05 million shares, above its three months average volume of 5.57 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.93. Marathon Oil Corp.'s shares have gained 2.51% in the previous three trading sessions, 7.98% in the last one month, and 18.10% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.69 and $36.39, respectively. Moreover, shares of Marathon Oil Corp. have an RSI of 69.92. The complimentary notes on MRO can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Kosmos Energy Ltd's stock edged 0.50% higher, to close the day at $10.02. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.09 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.19 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $9.96 and $10.10 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and since the start of this year, Kosmos Energy Ltd's shares have fallen by 0.99% and 10.38%, respectively. However, the stock has gained 7.17% over the past one month. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Kosmos Energy Ltd's 200-day moving average of $10.59 is above its 50-day moving average of $10.18. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 34.12 and has an RSI of 52.28. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on KOS at:
On Friday, shares in EP Energy Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.16 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock ended the day at $19.33, which was 4.94% above its previous day's closing of $18.42, and registered an intraday range of $18.38 and $19.52. Although EP Energy Corp.'s stock has gained 4.15% in the previous three trading sessions, it has fallen by 0.77% in the last one month and 3.64% in the past three months. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day moving average of $20.42. Furthermore, shares of EP Energy Corp. have an RSI of 50.63. The complete research on EPE is available for free at:
Encana Corp.'s stock edged 0.66% higher to end Friday's session at $23.03. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.35 million shares, below its three months average volume of 4.05 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $22.74 and $23.05 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 44.29. Encana Corp.'s shares have gained 27.59% since the start of this year. Further, the stock has advanced 2.63% over the previous three trading sessions and 9.10% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Encana Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $22.26 is above its 200-day moving average of $20.86. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 66.16. Free in depth research on ECA is available at:
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