On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading up 1.1%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.8% and the Dow has climbed 0.6%.
Outperforming the market overall, the Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is up 2.8% and its biggest movers so far today are:
|Company||Market Cap||Percentage Change|
|Carrizo Oil & Gas (Nasdaq:CRZO)||$829 million||+7.3%|
|Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI)||$1.04 billion||+6.6%|
|SM (NYSE:SM)||$3.18 billion||+6.2%|
|Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN)||$21.11 billion||+3.5%|
|InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC)||$2.72 billion||+3.4%|
|Inergy (NYSE:NRGY)||$2.47 billion||-3.4%|
|Cimarex (NYSE:XEC)||$4.92 billion||+3.3%|
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Carrizo Oil & Gas (Nasdaq:CRZO) has increased to a share price of $22.19, a 7.3% rise. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 428,266 shares.
Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) is up 6.6% to reach a current price of $27.79 per share. The company's volume is currently 243,702 shares for the day, 0.8 times the average volume over the last three months.
SM (NYSE:SM) has risen 6.2% and is currently trading at $51.10 per share. The company's volume is currently 897,341 shares. Yesterday, volume was only 718,445 shares.
Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) is at $53.94 per share after an increase of 3.5%. At 1.7 million shares, the company's volume so far today is in line with the current daily average.
InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) has risen 3.4% to hit a current price of $58.19 per share. So far today, 235,767 shares have changed hands.
Currently trading at $17.47 per share, Inergy (NYSE:NRGY) has fallen 3.4%. The company's volume for the day so far is 612,816 shares, 1.3 times its average over the past three months.
Cimarex (NYSE:XEC) is currently trading at $58.80 per share, a 3.3% increase. The company is trading at a volume of 158,284 shares. This is on pace to fall short of yesterday's volume of 691,137 shares.
The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.