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) pushed the Energy industry lower today making it today's featured Energy laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Anadarko Petroleum fell $1.27 (-1.5%) to $82.24 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3,710,375 shares of Anadarko Petroleum exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,137,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $82.00-$84.60 after having opened the day at $83.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.51. Other companies within the Energy industry that declined today were:
), down 37.8%,
), down 10.0%,
), down 6.7% and
), down 6.5%.
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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, condensate, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and internationally. Anadarko Petroleum has a market cap of $42.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 5.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Anadarko Petroleum a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow.
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On the positive front,
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), up 6.2%,
), up 6.1% and
), up 5.3% , were all gainers within the energy industry with
) being today's featured energy industry leader.
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