NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Anadarko Petroleum (APC - Get Report), Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) (PBR - Get Report), and Targa Resources Partners (NGLS - Get Report) emerged top gainers, while RPC (RES - Get Report), LDK Solar (LDK), and ReneSola (SOL - Get Report) headed the losers' list.
Anadarko jumped 11.1% last week, hitting 52-week highs on Friday. The company, which owns a share of BP Plc. (BP - Get Report), surged 6.9% on Thursday, reportedly on news that BHP Billiton (BHP) may bid $90 a share for Anadarko.
Petrobras, a stock trading at discount with an upside, gained around 10.4% last week. The company announced an average oil production of 2.12 million barrels a day in Brazil for December, up 4.4% from November and a record for the company.
Meanwhile, Petrobras Energia Participaciones (PZE - Get Report), Petrobras' Argentina subsidiary, advanced around 9.2%. Targa Resources Partners, Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM), TC Pipelines (TCLP), and Copano Energy (CPNO) gained around 6.9%, 6.2%, 5.7%, and 5.7%, respectively.Legacy Reserves (LGCY), a highly-rated stock, rose 4.9% after Wunderlich rated the stock "new buy" with a price target of $31, implying an 8% upside from current levels. Ecopetrol (EC) reversed losses registered in the penultimate week and gained around 3.9%. Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) and FMC Technologies (FTI) scaled up 3.6% and 2.9%, respectively. Wunderlich rated Energy Transfer Partners a "new buy" with a price target of $60, implying an impressive 16% upside from current levels. Meanwhile, the price target for FMC technologies was raised to $108 from $80 at Pritchard. Among other gainers, Cheniere Energy Partners (CQP), Sasol (SSL), and Comstock Resources (CRK) advanced 4.9%, 4.5%, and 3.7%, respectively. RPC led the pack of losers, declining 5.1%. Following RPC, LDK Solar and ReneSola fell around 4.4% and 3.6%, respectively, as investors stayed away from solar stocks. Meanwhile, other solar players JA Solar Holdings (JASO), Suntech Power Holdings (STP), and Yingli Green Energy (YGE) trimmed nearly 2.9%, 2.4%, and 2.2%, respectively. Oasis Petroleum (OAS) fell 2.4%, despite Northland Securities' new outperform rating with a price target of $38, implying a remarkable 40% upside. Among other losers, Complete Production Services (CPX), Helix Energy Solutions (HLX), and Seacor Holdings (CKH) dropped around 3.0%, 2.9%, and 2.0%, respectively.