3 Energy Stocks Driving The Industry Higher - TheStreet

All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 68 points (-0.4%) at 17,730 as of Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, 11:50 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,462 issues advancing vs. 1,508 declining with 167 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 1.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include

Devon Energy

(

DVN

), up 3.3%,

Tenaris

(

TS

), up 2.9%,

EOG Resources

(

EOG

), up 2.5%,

Baker Hughes

(

BHI

), up 2.3% and

PetroChina

(

PTR

), up 1.5%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Western Gas Equity Partners

(

WGP

), up 2.3%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3.

Schlumberger

(

SLB

) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Schlumberger is up $0.79 (1.0%) to $77.62 on light volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Schlumberger exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $76.82-$77.76 after having opened the day at $77.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.83.

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Schlumberger Limited supplies technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to the oil and gas exploration and production industries worldwide. The company operates through Reservoir Characterization Group, Drilling Group, and Production Group segments. Schlumberger has a market cap of $97.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 9.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 18 analysts who rate Schlumberger a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Schlumberger

as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Schlumberger Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Chevron

(

CVX

) is up $0.81 (0.9%) to $91.18 on light volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Chevron exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $90.44-$91.55 after having opened the day at $90.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $90.37.

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Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the petroleum, chemicals, and power and energy operations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. Chevron has a market cap of $171.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 19.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Chevron a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Chevron

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Chevron Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Exxon Mobil Corporation

(

XOM

) is up $0.67 (0.8%) to $81.90 on light volume. Thus far, 4.2 million shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.25-$82.33 after having opened the day at $81.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $81.23.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in refining and marketing crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a market cap of $338.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 12.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Exxon Mobil Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Exxon Mobil Corporation

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Exxon Mobil Corporation Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider

Energy Select Sector SPDR

(

XLE

) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider

Proshares Short Oil & Gas

(

DDG

).