The Energy sector (XLE) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 1.1%.

Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 10.6% (-21 cents) to close at $1.78, as 119,425 shares moved. The stock traded between $1.78 and $1.98.

Apco Oil & Gas International (APAGF) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 8.5%. The stock closed at $21.76 with 20,671 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $20.10 to $21.83.

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) declined 0.8% to close at $17.47, moving below its 50-day moving average of $16.79 and 200-day moving average of $21.32. Atlas Pipeline Partners L.P (APL) rose 5.5% to close at $32.23, crossing its 50-day moving average of $31.73.

Stone Energy Corporation (SGY) rose 5.8% to close at $23.80, approaching its 50-day moving average of $24.28. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $27.05. NGL Energy Partners (MMP) fell 1% to close at $22.56, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $22.13. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $68.88.