On February 23–March 2, 2018, upstream stock Southwestern Energy (SWN) was the largest gainer on our list of energy stocks. The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) fell 1.4%—the least during this period among energy subsector ETFs.
Our list of energy stocks is taken from the following energy subsector ETFs. We also included a few integrated energy stocks.
- the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP)
- the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE)
- the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)
- the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH)
On March 1, 2018, Southwestern Energy announced its 4Q17 earnings results. Southwestern Energy reported adjusted earnings of $0.12 per diluted share. Analysts expected earnings of $0.09 per share.
On February 27, 2018, RRC announced its 4Q17 earnings results. RRC reported an income of $0.89 per diluted share. Analysts estimated earnings of $0.16 per share.
QEP Resources (QEP) was the third-largest energy gainer on our list in the seven calendar days to March 2, 2018.
In the week ending March 2, 2018, all of these energy stocks outperformed a fall of 2% and 3.6% in the S&P 500 Index (SPY) and US crude oil active futures, respectively.