Energy sector stocks

XLE stock price: $36.13 1.12% At close on May 14th, 2020

Energy sector definition

The energy sector is a category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy. This sector includes companies involved in the exploration and development of oil or gas reserves, oil and gas drilling and refining, or integrated power utility companies including renewable energy and coal.

Energy sector is composed of 276 companies with a total market capitalization of $2.9 tn

Energy companies

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties.It operates through three segments: Exploration and Production, WES Midstream, and Other Midstream. The company explores for and produces oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). It also engages in gathering, processing, treating, and transporting oil, natural-gas, and NGLs production, as well as the gathering and disposal of produced water. The company's oil and natural gas properties are located in the U.S. onshore, deepwater Gulf of Mexico; and Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, Colombia, and other countries. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 1.4 billion barrels of oil equivalent of proved reserves. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $22.09 bn
  • 3M gains: +0.03 %
  • Avg. Volume: 49.8 M

Antero Resources Corporation (AR)

Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, produces, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States.As of December 31, 2017 had approximately 484,000 net acres in the southwestern core of the Marcellus Shale; approximately 137,000 net acres in the core of the Utica Shale; and approximately 214,000 net acres of Marcellus Shale leasehold. It also owned and operated 242 miles of gas gathering pipelines in the Marcellus Shale; and 123 miles of low-pressure, high-pressure, and condensate gathering pipelines in the Utica Shale; and 8 miles of high-pressure pipelines, as well as one compressor station. The company was formerly known as Antero Resources Appalachian Corporation and changed its name to Antero Resources Corporation in June 2013. Antero Resources Corporation was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Antero Resources Corporation is a subsidiary of Antero Resources Investment LLC.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $2.79 bn
  • 3M gains: +82.95 %
  • Avg. Volume: 72.2 M

BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT)

BWX Technologies, Inc. manufactures and sells nuclear components to the United States government. The company operates in three segments: Nuclear Operations, Technical Services, and Nuclear Energy.The Nuclear Operations segment offers precision naval nuclear components and reactors; close-tolerance and equipment for nuclear applications; and components for defense applications, as well as critical nuclear components, fuels, and assemblies for government and other uses. This segment also converts or downblends high-enriched uranium into low-enriched fuel for use in commercial reactors to generate electricity. The Technical Services segment provides uranium processing, environmental site restoration, and management and operating services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities. The Nuclear Energy segment designs, licenses, manufactures, and delivers commercial nuclear steam generators, pressure vessels, reactor components, heat exchangers, and other auxiliary equipment, including containers for the storage of spent nuclear fuel and other waste. This segment also offers engineering and licensing services for new nuclear plant designs; services for steam generators and balance of plant equipment; and nondestructive examination and tooling\u002Frepair solutions for other plant systems and components. The company was formerly known as The Babcock & Wilcox Company and changed its name to BWX Technologies, Inc. in June 2015. BWX Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia.

  • Industry: Industrial Machinery/Components
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.95 bn
  • 3M gains: -18.08 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.9 M

Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products worldwide.It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Systems segments. The Engine segment manufactures and markets a range of diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins and other customer brands for the heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, construction, mining, marine, rail, oil and gas, defense, and agricultural markets. This segment also offers new parts and services, as well as remanufactured parts and engines. The Distribution segment distributes parts, engines, and power generation products; and provides service solutions, such as maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The Components segment offers emission solutions, including custom engineering systems and integrated controls, oxidation catalysts, particulate filters, selective catalytic reduction systems, and engineered components; and turbochargers for light-duty, mid-range, heavy-duty, and high-horsepower diesel markets. This segment also provides air and fuel filters, fuel water separators, lube and hydraulic filters, coolants, fuel additives, and other filtration systems; and fuel systems for heavy-duty on-highway diesel engine applications, as well as remanufactures fuel systems. The Power Generation segment offers components that back-up and prime power generators, controls, paralleling systems, and transfer switches, as well as A\u002FC generator\u002Falternator products under the Stamford, AVK, and Markon brands. Cummins Inc. sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, dealers\u002Fdistributors, and end users. The company was formerly known as Cummins Engine Company and changed its name to Cummins Inc. in 2001. Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

  • Industry: Industrial Machinery/Components
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $23.82 bn
  • 3M gains: -6.66 %
  • Avg. Volume: 7.5 M

CNX Resources Corporation (CNX)

CNX Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas in the Appalachian Basin.As of December 31, 2017, it had 7.6 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved natural gas reserves. The company also owns, operates, and develops natural gas gathering and other midstream energy assets in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In addition, it offers gas gathering and water delivery solutions, as well as land services to third-parties. The company was formerly known as CONSOL Energy Inc. and changed its name to CNX Resources Corporation in November 2017. CNX Resources Corporation was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $1.97 bn
  • 3M gains: +55.86 %
  • Avg. Volume: 31.0 M

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States.The company primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale with approximately 179,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; and the Eagle Ford Shale with approximately 84,000 net acres in the oil window of the play located in Atascosa, Frio, and La Salle Counties, Texas. It also transports, stores, gathers, and purchases natural gas for resale. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, gas marketers, and power generation facilities through gathering systems and pipelines. As of December 31, 2016, it had proved reserves of approximately 8,576 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $10.66 bn
  • 3M gains: +27.62 %
  • Avg. Volume: 49.2 M

Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated energy, chemicals, and petroleum operations worldwide.The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. The Upstream segment is involved in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas; processing, liquefaction, transportation, and regasification associated with liquefied natural gas; transportation of crude oil through pipelines; and transportation, storage, and marketing of natural gas, as well as operates a gas-to-liquids plant. The Downstream segment engages in refining crude oil into petroleum products; marketing crude oil and refined products; transporting crude oil and refined products through pipeline, marine vessel, motor equipment, and rail car; and manufacturing and marketing commodity petrochemicals, and fuel and lubricant additives, as well as plastics for industrial uses. It is also involved in the cash management and debt financing activities; insurance operations; real estate activities; and technology businesses. The company was formerly known as ChevronTexaco Corporation and changed its name to Chevron Corporation in 2005. Chevron Corporation was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

  • Industry: Integrated oil Companies
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $225.78 bn
  • 3M gains: -15.96 %
  • Avg. Volume: 73.9 M

Emerson Electric Company (EMR)

Emerson Electric Co., a technology and engineering company, provides various solutions to industrial, commercial, and residential markets worldwide.The company's Automation Solutions segment offers software; measurement and analytical instrumentation; valves, actuators, and regulators; industry services and solutions; process control systems and solutions; and digital plant solutions. This segment serves oil and gas, refining, chemicals, power generation, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, automotive, pulp and paper, metal and mining, and municipal water supplies markets. Its Commercial & Residential Solutions segment provides services for climate control industry, such as residential heating and cooling, commercial air conditioning, and commercial and industrial refrigeration. This segment supplies compressors; thermostats; monitoring equipment and electronic controls for gas and electric heating systems; gas valves for furnaces and water heaters; ignition systems for furnaces; sensors and thermistors for home appliances; and temperature sensors and controls. It also offers reciprocating, scroll and screw compressors; precision flow controls; system diagnostics and controls that provide precise temperature management; and environmental control systems. This segment also provides tools for professionals and homeowners; and appliance solutions. The company was formerly known as The Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company and changed its name to Emerson Electric Co. in 2000. Emerson Electric Co. was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Industry: Consumer Electronics
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $40.86 bn
  • 3M gains: -26.68 %
  • Avg. Volume: 24.9 M

EQT Corporation (EQT)

EQT Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in natural gas industry in the United States. Its EQT Production segment produces natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil.As of December 31, 2017, this segment operated 21.4 trillion cubic feet of proved natural gas, NGLs, and crude oil reserves across approximately 4.0 million gross acres comprising approximately 1.1 million gross acres. The company's EQM Gathering segment is involved in natural gas gathering activities. This segment operates approximately 300 miles of high pressure gathering lines with approximately 2.3 billion cubic feet of total firm gathering capacity, and compression capacity of 189,000 horsepower and various interconnect points; and approximately 1,500 miles of FERC-regulated low pressure gathering lines. Its EQM Transmission segment engages in natural gas transmission and storage activities. This segment operates approximately 950-mile FERC-regulated interstate pipeline that connects to seven interstate pipelines and distribution companies. The company's Gathering segment is involved in the gathering of natural gas assets. This segment operates approximately 178 mile high pressure dry gas gathering system with approximately 5.1 trillion British thermal units of gathering capacity and compression capacity of approximately 85,000 horsepower that connects to five interstate pipelines. Its RMP Water segment assets include water pipelines, impoundment facilities, pumping stations, take point facilities, and measurement facilities used to support well completion activities, as well as to collect, and recycle or dispose of flowback and produced water. This segment operates access to 29.4 million gallons (MMgal) of water from the Monongahela River and various other regional water sources, as well as to 14.0 MMgal of water from the Ohio River and various other regional water sources. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.64 bn
  • 3M gains: +136.49 %
  • Avg. Volume: 52.2 M

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (PHG)

Koninklijke Philips N.V. operates as a health technology company worldwide. It operates through Personal Health, Diagnosis & Treatment, Connected Care & Health Informatics, and HealthTech Other segments.The company offers mother and child care, and oral healthcare products; male grooming and beauty products; kitchen appliance, coffee, air, garment care, and floor care products; and sleep, respiratory care, and respiratory drug delivery products. It also provides diagnostic x-ray, integrated clinical, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and molecular imaging solutions. In addition, the company offers interventional x-ray systems, and imaging and therapy devices for coronary artery and peripheral vascular disease; imaging products; guidance for cardiology, general imaging, obstetrics\u002Fgynecology, and point-of-care applications; and proprietary software to enable diagnostics and intervention. Further, it provides enterprise wide patient monitoring solutions; patient analytics and monitoring, and clinical decision support systems; therapeutic care products; patient monitoring and therapeutic care consumables; and customer services. Additionally, the company offers healthcare information technology (IT), clinical, and visualization and quantification informatics solutions for radiology, cardiology, and oncology departments; universal data management solutions, picture archiving and communication systems, and integrated electronic medical record systems; clinical and hospital IT platforms; technology-enabled monitoring and intervention, actionable program, cloud-based, and population health management software solutions. It also provides HealthSuite Cloud, Premise, Insights, Consumer Engagement, and Clinical platforms. The company was formerly known as Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. and changed its name to Koninklijke Philips N.V. in May 2013. Koninklijke Philips N.V. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Industry: Consumer Electronics
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Market cap: $35.57 bn
  • 3M gains: -13.28 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.9 M

Plug Power, Inc. (PLUG)

Plug Power Inc., an alternative energy technology provider, engages in the design, development, commercialization, and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell systems primarily for the material handling and stationary power markets in the United States.It focuses on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, fuel cell\u002Fbattery hybrid technologies, and related hydrogen storage and dispensing infrastructure. The company offers GenDrive, hydrogen fueled PEM fuel cell system that provides power to material handling vehicles; GenFuel, a hydrogen fueling delivery system; GenCare, which is an ongoing maintenance program for GenDrive fuel cells, GenSure products, and GenFuel products; and GenSure, a stationary fuel cell solution that provides scalable modular PEM fuel cell power to support the backup and grid-support power requirements of the telecommunications, transportation, and utility sectors. It also provides GenKey, a turn-key solution for transitioning to fuel cell power; ProGen, a fuel cell engine technology that is under development for use in mobility and stationary fuel cell systems; and GenFund, which offers financing solutions to customers. The company offers its products to businesses and government agencies through direct product sales force, original equipment manufacturers, and dealer networks. Plug Power Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Latham, New York.

  • Industry: Industrial Machinery/Components
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $389.75 M
  • 3M gains: -26.21 %
  • Avg. Volume: 73.8 M

Range Resources Corporation (RRC)

Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and oil company. It engages in the exploration, development, and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties.The company holds interests in developed and undeveloped natural gas and oil leases in the Appalachian and North Louisiana region of the United States. It owns and operates 4,526 net producing wells and approximately 899,000 net acres under lease in the Appalachian region; 392 net producing wells and approximately 187,000 net acres under lease in the North Louisiana region; and 337 net producing wells and approximately 209,000 net acres under lease in the Texas Panhandle, as well as in the Anadarko Basin of Western Oklahoma, and the Nemaha Uplift of Northern Oklahoma and Kansas. The company markets and sells natural gas to utilities, marketing and midstream companies, and industrial users; NGLs to natural gas processors or users of NGLs; and oil and condensate to crude oil processors, transporters, and refining and marketing companies. As of December 31, 2016, it had proved reserves of 12.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas equivalents. The company was formerly known as Lomak Petroleum, Inc. and changed its name to Range Resources Corporation in 1998. Range Resources Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $2.59 bn
  • 3M gains: +91.40 %
  • Avg. Volume: 67.5 M

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil in the United States.It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream Services. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 245,805 net acres in Northeast Appalachia; Marcellus, Utica, and Upper Devonian Shales covering approximately 321,563 net acres in Southwest Appalachia; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional gas reservoir covering approximately 918,535 net acres in Arkansas. It also engages in the exploration and production activities in Colorado and Louisiana. In addition, the company is involved in gathering, marketing, and transporting natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids. As of December 31, 2016, it had a pipeline of 2,045 miles in Arkansas and 16 miles in Louisiana in its gathering systems. The company's estimated proved natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids reserves comprise 5,253 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and 77 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Spring, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $2.33 bn
  • 3M gains: +68.59 %
  • Avg. Volume: 125.0 M

Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL)

Ultra Petroleum Corp., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, operation, and production of oil and natural gas properties.Its principal business activities are developing its natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of southwest Wyoming?the Pinedale and Jonah fields; its oil reserves in the Uinta Basin in northeast Utah; and its natural gas reserves in the north-central Pennsylvania area of the Appalachian Basin. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned interests in approximately 105,000 gross acres in Wyoming; and 144,000 gross acres in Pennsylvania. It also owns approximately 8,000 net acres in the Uinta Basin in Utah. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $144.65 M
  • 3M gains: +194.87 %
  • Avg. Volume: 16.7 M

Zion Oil & Gas Inc (ZN)

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. engages in the exploration of oil and gas properties in Israel. It primarily holds a petroleum exploration license onshore Israel, the Megiddo-Jezreel License that covers an area of approximately 99,000 acres.The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $30.42 M
  • 3M gains: +26.09 %
  • Avg. Volume: 21.2 M

Apache Corporation (APA)

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids (NGLs).The company has operations in onshore assets located Permian and Midcontinent\u002FGulf Coast onshore regions; and offshore assets situated in the Gulf of Mexico region. It also holds onshore assets in Egypt's Western desert; and offshore assets in the North Sea region, including the United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2017, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 1.2 billion barrel of oil equivalent, including 583 million barrels of crude oil, 204 million barrels of NGLs, and 2.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Apache Corporation was founded in 1954 and is based in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $12.4 bn
  • 3M gains: -57.03 %
  • Avg. Volume: 103.3 M

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (AXAS)

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development, and production of oil and gas properties in the United States.The company operates oil and gas assets in the Permian\u002FDelaware Basin, the Rocky Mountain, and South Texas regions. As of December 31, 2016, its estimated net proved reserves were 44.7 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Production
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $198.26 M
  • 3M gains: -17.39 %
  • Avg. Volume: 45.7 M

BHP Group Plc (BBL)

BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide.It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The company explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical coal, thermal energy coal, and oil and gas properties. It also engages in the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; the provision of freight, finance, and administrative services, as well as trading, marketing, and support services; and potash development activities. The company was formerly known as Billiton Plc. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. BHP Billiton Plc is a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.

  • Industry: Coal Mining
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Market cap: $121.48 bn
  • 3M gains: -8.83 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.1 M

Brunswick Corporation (BC)

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company's Marine Engine segment offers outboard, sterndrive, and inboard engine and propulsion systems; marine electronics and control integration systems, steering systems, instruments, controls, propellers, trolling motors, fuel systems, service parts, and lubricants; and diesel propulsion systems to the recreational and commercial marine markets.It serves independent boat builders and governments through marine dealers and distributors, specialty marine retailers, and marine service centers under the Mercury, Mercury MerCruiser, Mariner, Mercury Racing, Mercury Diesel, Quicksilver, Mercury Precision Parts, Mercury Propellers, Attwood, Garelick, Whale, BLA, FulTyme RV, Talamex, Besto, Seachoice, and MotorGuide brands. The company's Boat segment offers boats, such as fiberglass pleasure, sport cruisers, sport fishing and center-console, offshore fishing, aluminum and fiberglass fishing, pontoon, utility, deck, inflatable, and heavy-gauge aluminum under the Bayliner, Heyday, Boston Whaler, Lund, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Princecraft, and Thunder Jet brands. This segment serves commercial and government customers through dealers and distributors. Its Fitness segment offers cardiovascular fitness equipment and strength-training equipment under the Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, and SCIFIT brands. This segment also offers billiards, table tennis, and air hockey tables, as well as game room furniture and related accessories under the Brunswick and Contender brands. This segment serves health clubs, corporations, schools and universities, hotels, professional sports teams, retirement and assisted living facilities, and the military and governmental agencies through dealers, distributors, specialty retailers, mass merchants, sporting goods stores, and its website. The company was founded in 1845 and is headquartered in Mettawa, Illinois.

  • Industry: Industrial Machinery/Components
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.34 bn
  • 3M gains: -15.80 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.3 M

Bloom Energy Corporation (BE)

  • Industry: Industrial Machinery/Components
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $1.28 bn
  • 3M gains: -32.77 %
  • Avg. Volume: 15.6 M

Energy sector performance

After climbing for 4 weeks, this week Energy sector ETF collapsed a bloodcurdling -6.83%, closing at $36.13. Last week XLE climbed an extraordinary 7.56% in just one week.

Energy sector ETF stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Since late January, when XLE stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-21.70 per share (-37.52%). Stocks below the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

Energy sector ETF performance
3 months-32.33 %
6 months-36.06 %
1 year-38.64 %

Energy sector industries

Industry
Coal Mining
Consumer Electronics
Electric Utilities
Industrial Machinery/Components
Integrated oil Companies
Metal Fabrications
Natural Gas Distribution
Oil & Gas Production
Oil Refining/Marketing
Oilfield Services/Equipment

Novartis stock

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Top performing stocks in the Energy sector

Company3M gain6M gain
Anadarko+0.03 %+75.90 %
Antero Resources+82.95 %+48.39 %
BWX-18.08 %-5.01 %
Cummins-6.66 %-12.55 %