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Which Energy Stocks Were the Underperformers Last Week?

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On March 2–9, 2018, midstream stock Summit Midstream Partners (SMLP) fell the most on our list of energy stocks.

Our list is comprised of energy stocks that belong to the following energy subsector ETFs. A few integrated energy stocks are also considered on our list.

  • 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)

Another midstream stock, NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL) was ranked third on our list of energy losers last week. AMLP rose 0.6%—the least among the major energy subsector ETFs that we discussed in Part 2.

Upstream stocks, Murphy Oil (MUR), SM Energy (SM), and Sanchez Energy  (SN) were the second, fourth, and fifth-largest losers on our list of energy stocks last week. However, the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) rose 1.8% during this period.

Last week, all of the top energy losers discussed above underperformed a gain of 3.5% and 1.3% in the S&P 500 Index (SPY) and US crude oil active futures, respectively.

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