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Tickers in this Article: MUR, CLMT, SDT, HES, ROSE, EGN, EOG
The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has increased 1.4%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1%; and the Dow is up 0.9%.

The Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is up 3.1%, outperforming the market overall. The biggest movers in the sector so far are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Murphy (NYSE:MUR)$11.46 billion+8.2%
Calumet Specialty Products Partners (Nasdaq:CLMT)$1.67 billion+8.1%
Sandridge Mississippian Trust (NYSE:SDT)$644.8 million-7.4%
Hess (NYSE:HES)$18.08 billion+3.6%
Rosetta Resources (Nasdaq:ROSE)$2.41 billion+3.5%
Energen (NYSE:EGN)$3.68 billion+3.2%
EOG (NYSE:EOG)$29.77 billion+2.8%
Broker Summary: E-Trade Financial

After an increase of 8.2%, Murphy (NYSE:MUR) has reached a current price of $63.85. The company's volume is currently 4.5 million shares. This is more trading activity than there was yesterday.

Calumet Specialty Products Partners (Nasdaq:CLMT) has risen 8.1% and is currently trading at $31.42 per share. At 548,461 shares, the company's volume so far today is one times the current daily average.

Sandridge Mississippian Trust (NYSE:SDT) is down 7.4% to reach $21.32 per share. So far today, 924,578 shares have changed hands.

Hess (NYSE:HES) is up 3.6% to reach a current price of $54.86 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is 2.4 million shares, 0.9 times the current three-month average.

Rosetta Resources (Nasdaq:ROSE) is up 3.5% to reach a current price of $47.10 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 226,520 shares. This is on pace to reach yesterday's trading volume of 461,175 shares.

Energen (NYSE:EGN) has moved up 3.2% and is currently trading at $52.66 per share. At 175,549 shares, the company's volume so far today is in keeping with its current daily average.

EOG (NYSE:EOG) is currently trading at $113.30 per share, a 2.8% increase. So far today, the company's volume is 851,636 shares.

The Bottom Line The nature of the market is such that stocks will have good days and bad days. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.

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