During trading today, the Energy sector (XLE) showed little change while the S&P 500 fell 0.3%.
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Mexco Energy Corporation (MXC) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 8.6% (+47 cents) to close at $5.92 with 18,955 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $5.52 to $6.08.
Oxford Resource Partners (OXF) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 4.2% (-34 cents) to close at $7.81. 60,936 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $7.75 to $8.25. Share price has been increasing, and is up $1.11 (16.6%) from a price of $6.70 on May 18, 2012.
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) fell 0.9% to close at $34.77, crossing its 50-day moving average of $33.51. Meanwhile, Ferrellgas Partners L.P (FGP) climbed 3.5% to close at $17.57, moving past its 200-day moving average of $17.37.
Rhino Resource Partners L.P (RNO) rose 6.4% to close at $15.74, approaching its 50-day moving average of $16.57. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $18.78. CVR Energy (CVI) fell 2.2% to close at $26.56, moving down to 1.8% above its 200-day moving average of $26.09.
Yanzhou Coal Mining (YZC) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $15.95 to fall below the previous low of $16.06.