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Tickers in this Article: CLR, BTE, CXO, COG, TSO, EQT, NBL
It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3%; and the Dow is trading down 0.2%.

The Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is currently lagging behind the overall market, down 0.9%, and its current biggest movers are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR).87 billion-3.2%
Baytex Energy Corp (NYSE:BTE).35 billion-2.5%
Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO).79 billion-2.3%
Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG).22 billion-2.3%
Tesoro (NYSE:TSO).62 billion+2%
EQT (NYSE:EQT).71 billion-1.3%
Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL).11 billion-1.3%
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After a decline of 3.2%, Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) has hit a share price of $72.54. So far this morning, 876,787 shares have changed hands. This is 0.6 times the current daily average.

Slipping 2.5%, Baytex Energy Corp (NYSE:BTE) is currently trading at $43.04 per share. The company's volume is currently 108,142 shares for the day, 0.4 times its average over the past three months.

At $82.09, Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) has slipped 2.3%. So far today, the company's volume is 487,514 shares.

Falling 2.3%, Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) is currently at a share price of $47.48. So far today, one million shares have changed hands,.

Tesoro (NYSE:TSO) has risen 2% to hit a current price of $40.78 per share. The company's volume for the morning is 1.5 million shares. This is in keeping with its current daily average.

Currently trading at $57.42 per share, EQT (NYSE:EQT) has fallen 1.3%. With 186,506 shares changing hands so far today, the company's volume is 0.1 times the average volume over the last three months.

Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) is trading at $100.46 per share, down 1.3%. The company's volume for the day so far is 290,086 shares.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. It is important to weigh current activity against historical performance when making any investment decisions. Tools like valuation ratios and profit margins, however, are only as useful as the context you put them in; remember to take historical data and competitor performance into account.

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