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PetroQuest Energy Inc. (PQ) Jumps: Stock Rises 5.6% - Tale of the Tape

Posted: 3/3/2014 9:21:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: AXAS;LNG;PQ;WRES

PetroQuest Energy Inc. ( PQ ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by roughly 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend of the company as the stock has now gained almost 28% since Feb 7.

This independent oil & gas company has seen no estimate revision over the last 30 days while its Zacks Consensus Estimate moved lower over the same time frame, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can last.

PetroQuest Energy currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the same industry include Warren Resources Inc. ( WRES ), Abraxas Petroleum Corp. ( AXAS ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). While Warren Resources holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Abraxas Petroleum and Cheniere Energy carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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