Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) Falls Leads to Broader Sector Retreat, Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA)andPetroChina (NYSE:PTR) Joining Hnads

  on Dec 14,2012 Posted in Business News ,Featured
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On Thursday Energy sector components exchanged mostly under the trend line, with stock of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) declining above 3% as the refiner stated that it would create a new entity to trade in the stock market in 2013.

The Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) decreased -1.58% and closed at $52.21 in last trading session. The overall traded volume 7.14 million shares. Stock’s 52 weeks high price was $54.32 and 52 weeks low price was $28.75.

In its share capital PSX has 625.81 million outstanding shares while 625.52 million shares have been floated in market. Company’s current year earnings per share grew with 598.35%.

US-registered stock of Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA) gained momentum on Thursday, following the Canadian company declared that a joint venture with China’s state-owned oil firm PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) in the Duvernay shale creation in Western Canada. Encana’s shares changed hands at $21.13 each following plunging down $20.60 in the start of the day.

EnCana Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ECA) moved up +1.59% with the closing price of $21.08. The overall volume in the last trading session was 9.46 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $17.02-$24.29. The total market capitalization remained $15.52 billion.

ECA is ahead of its 52 week low with 28.69% and its last month’s price volatility remained 2.34%. Its beta coefficient was 1.03 with a target price of $2.22. ECA has institutional ownership remained 68.29%. Company’s current year earnings per share decreased with -88.83% while the five years EPS growth rate was -51.12%.

PetroChina’scompletely possessed subsidiary Phoenix Duvernay Gas would pay almost $2 billion for a 49.9% interest in Encana’s 445,000 acres in the Duvernay. The new associates anticipate investing an overall $4 billion.

In last trading session, PetroChina Company Limited (ADR)(NYSE:PTR) dropped of -0.58% to close at $137.95 and its overall traded volume was 194,665shares, more than the average volume of 98,868.

PTR has earnings per share of $10.32with the net profit margin of 6.16% and operating margin of 8.02%.

BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

The stock with a -0.36% lose to $41.47 in the latest trading session has changed its distance from 200-Day Moving Average to +1.26% and 50-Day Moving Average to -0.05%. It captures $131.70 billion in market value. The mean rating 2.10 is set by analysts. The company is projected to report $1.32 per share for the quarter ending Dec-12 as compared to $1.56 earned a year earlier, according to 8 analysts surveyed by Reuters. The average EPS forecast of 9 analysts for the full-year is $4.97, down as compared to $6.44 earned a year ago.

MolycorpInc (NYSE:MCP)

The company’s shares touched a high of $11.23 before closing at $10.24, a decrease of -$6.82. The trading volume was 10.16 million shares. Since hitting a 52-week low of $5.75 on Nov 16, 2012, the stock has managed to stay 78.09% higher from that level. The latest gain caused shares to trim their 2012 loss to -57.30%.





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