NYMEX Benchmark Crude September: (-1.13%) to $94.69
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Energy shares are down in mid-day trading while crude oil futures falter to trade under $95 a barrel after manufacturing data disappoints the Street.
Light, sweet crude for September delivery is trading down 1.13% to $94.69 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil is down 0.3% to $3.09 a gallon while natural gas is up 0.41% to $4.16 per million British thermal units.
In mid-day news, shares of Exterran Partners ( EXLP ) are firmer after the partnership said late Friday it declared a cash distribution of $0.4825 per limited partner unit, or $1.93 per limited partner unit on an annualized basis, payable on Aug. 12 to unitholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 9.
The distribution to be paid in August is $0.005 higher than the Q1 distribution of $0.4775 per limited partner unit and $0.02 higher than the Q2 distribution of $0.4625 per limited partner unit.
Exterran Partners is up 1.86%, to $24.14.
Meanwhile, CMS Energy ( CMS ) shares are just higher after the company was upgraded to "buy" from "neutral" at SunTrust based on valuation. The firm has a price target of $21 on CMS shares.
CMS shares are up 0.78% to $19.29.
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