In this part, we’ll discuss Cimarex Energy (XEC), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Diamondback Energy (FANG), Penn Virginia (PVAC), and EOG Resources’ (EOG) stock performances. These stocks reported the highest EPS (earnings per share) in the first quarter.
Outliers and underperformers
As you can see above, Penn Virginia was the outperformer among its peers. Penn Virginia has risen ~48.2% YoY.
Meanwhile, EOG Resources and Diamondback Energy have increased ~37% and 33.8%, respectively, during the same period.
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) had a decent performance an rose ~21% YoY.
Meanwhile, Cimarex Energy (XEC) underperformed all of its peers. The company’s stock has declined ~15% YoY.
Next, we’ll discuss the top five upstream companies scaled by operating margins in the first quarter.