Energy Sector Equities at a Glance -- Research on KiOR, Cloud Peak Energy, Hercules Offshore, and Precision Drilling

By PR Newswire,  July 10, 2014, 07:50:00 AM EDT


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LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The US markets on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,985.61, up 0.47% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,419.03, up 0.63%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.46% higher at 1,972.83. During the trading session, nine out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 729.69, up 0.64%, with the index gaining 10.72% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: KiOR Inc. (NASDAQ:KIOR), Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), Hercules Offshore Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) and Precision Drilling Corp. (NYSE:PDS). Free technical research on KIOR, CLD, HERO and PDS can be downloaded upon signing up at:



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On Wednesday, KiOR Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.70 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 0.68 million shares. The company's stock ended the day 0.49% lower at $0.37, and registered an intraday range of $0.34 and $0.37. KiOR Inc.'s stock has lost 0.54% in the previous three trading sessions, 14.91% in the last one month, and 78.10% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $0.48 and $1.33, respectively. Furthermore, shares of KiOR Inc. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 40.35. Sign up today to read free research on KIOR at:



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Shares in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. finished the Wednesday's session 1.07% lower at $16.69. A total of 0.97 million shares were traded, which was close to its three months average volume of 0.94 million shares. The stock vacillated between $16.53 and $16.93 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, Cloud Peak Energy Inc.'s shares have lost 12.34% and 22.80%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has fallen by 7.28%. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $18.83 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $18.08. Cloud Peak Energy Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 140.28 and has an RSI of 26.30. Sign up today to read free research on CLD at:



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On Wednesday, shares in Hercules Offshore Inc. fluctuated between $4.02 and $4.08 before ending the session 0.50% higher at $4.06. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.56 million shares, below its three months average volume of 5.15 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.64. Hercules Offshore Inc.'s shares have lost 2.40% in the previous three trading sessions, 13.62% in the last one month, and 37.74% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.44 and $5.46, respectively. Moreover, shares of Hercules Offshore Inc. have an RSI of 38.48. Sign up today to read free research on HERO at:



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Precision Drilling Corp.'s stock closed the day at the previous day's closing price of $14.03. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.28 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.89 million shares. The company shares oscillated between $13.96 and $14.15 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions, Precision Drilling Corp.'s shares have lost 3.51%. However, the stock has gained 4.39% in the last one month and 49.73% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Precision Drilling Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $13.25 is above its 200-day moving average of $10.98. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 56.76. Sign up today to read free research on PDS at:



http://www.investor-edge.com/4719-PDS-10Jul2014.pdf



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Referenced Stocks: CLD, HERO, KIOR, PDS


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